We are Live, from D.C.!

March 13, 2014By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events 2 Comments

 Today is day two of H2O:DC and we are going to Capitol Hill! Visit the blog throughout the day and follow us on Twitter for live updates as 165 advocates attend over 150 meetings- because we believe that the Water for the World Act should become law. You can support us by sending messages of … Read More

Let’s #CheerstoH2O

March 11, 2014By WV AdvocacyClean Water 1 Comment

 Cheers: a verb- meaning, 1. A shout for joy or in praise; 2. to show gratitude or acknowledgment for something. “To your health” can be more than a wish; it can be an intention we set through policy. This year, World Vision is joining with other organizations with a goal to raise awareness and support … Read More

Special Delivery — We Need You!

December 5, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events 9 Comments

In the Beyond 5 office, postcards are stacking up! We asked you to help us get the word out about the Water for the World Act and since then, nearly 3,000 emails have been sent to Congress simply because people like you took action. Over 130 people have ordered postcards or are using a personal online … Read More

Go BIG!

November 21, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events 3 Comments

In case you missed it earlier this month, we announced some BIG news…and we want to make sure your chance to go to Washington, D.C., did not get lost in the abyss of your overcrowded inbox (we know it’s scary in there)! For the next two months, we’re going BIG for clean water, so that children under 5 can grow … Read More

I Want to Ask God

November 7, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water 1 Comment

“Sometimes I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine and injustice when He could do something about it….but I’m afraid He might ask me the same question.”  -Pointus’ Puddle World Vision and Water.org are a part of the Millennium Water Alliance.  We are speaking out for clean water, see how you can help. … Read More

Big News: We are Bringing Water to the World!

November 1, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water 3 Comments

We’ve been learning. We’ve been preparing. We’ve been waiting…to announce some big news.  Well Beyond 5 advocates, the wait is over.  It’s time to get serious about reducing under-5 mortality with clean water! For the next five months, we’ll be getting our hands dirty and breaking a sweat with real, serious, effective advocacy, and we … Read More

When Water is More Than Just a Clean Drink

September 19, 2013By Guest AuthorClean Water No Comments

The story below comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo in a community where World Vision drilled four wells. More than 1,000 families have access to clean water for the first time, but for women and girls in the community, the wells mean so much more. By Alice Bafiala The courtyard of Mungeza, a housewife … Read More

Picture This

September 12, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water No Comments

An American family of four uses an average of 400 gallons of water a day. Now, imagine if the water you use was not the clear, clean water you are used to seeing. Beyond 5 is creating momentum around the Water for the World Act, a bill that will improve water, sanitation and hygiene facilities … Read More

Let’s Pass a Law!

September 5, 2013By WV AdvocacyCall to Action, Clean Water 9 Comments

Recently, the Water for the World Act was introduced as a bill in the House of Representatives. We want to make this bill a law and you can help! The biggest need right now is for people to contact their Members of Congress and ask for them to co-sponsor the bill. What does it mean … Read More