April 7, 2015:"Mark Visser balances a water bottle on his head as he follows Neema to the swamp where her family used gather drinking water in Makumba village, Kenya. Now, she and her sister get safe water just down the road from their house." Photo by Chris Huber
Drinking water is delivered near the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Drought in the Horn of Africa during 2010 and 2011 made it hard for farmers and pastoralists to sustain their livelihoods and feed their families. United Nations experts say many will be unable to cope without assistance if 2012 is as dry.
Around the globe, 2.5 billion people lack proper sanitation - that’s 37% of the world’s population! Because of this and a lack of safe drinking water, 3,000 children die every day. That’s why tackling water and sanitation is a key part of A Promise Renewed, our commitment to child survival. Find out more: http://www.apromiserenewed.org/
April 2, 2015: Post from Eduardo Rodriguez, "A crowd of young onlookers gathers as Mark and Jodi Visser and World Vision meet Girma Wandafrash, a hero of the 1984 Ethiopia famine response. His work with World Vision sparked partnership with the Visser family and was catalyst for restoration in Antsokia Valley."