Only 44 percent of rural Zambians have access to basic safe drinking water services. Only 19 percent have basic sanitation (toilet) facilities. Help bring clean water—and “living water”—to other villages by donating to Thriving Kids Africa campaign.
In Uganda, a special group of girls gather to pray, greeting each other with a friendly smile before bowing their heads to thank the Lord for what He has done for them. This “Big Sister Circle” prays for God to continue working in their lives, and they also encourage younger girls to look to God […]
“In the developing world, water is either a source of life—or a source of extreme illness and death,” Cross International President and CEO Kelly Miller explains. “The ability to access clean water is transforming for villages and individuals.” That’s why Cross International supports Christian partners who bring clean water sources and training to their local […]
It felt wrong to reach for my water bottle. The thirst was a perpetual itch just beyond hand’s reach. Throughout the week, we’d been traveling from one remote Zambian village to the next — each a nearly identical sprawl of thatched-roof houses, dirt paths and sun-scorched farmland. We were here to meet families in urgent […]
Not long ago, the clean, refreshing water you see in this photograph was an impossibility. Mothers and children had to walk three miles to a murky, parasite-infested stream to collect their entire day’s water supply for drinking, cleaning, bathing and cooking. The sight of women making the brutal journey barefoot, often in the dead of […]