It’s been more than a month since the World Health Organization deemed West Africa's Ebola outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern.” But since then, too few nations have joined the fight. Read more about what's being called a "global coalition of inaction."
As Ebola's death toll continues to rise, more and more children are orphaned. In fear of disease, extended families aren't coming forward to claim them—it's creating a child welfare crisis. Find out what makes these children so vulnerable, then learn how to save parents so families aren't torn apart.
Ebola is the biggest threat to hit Liberia since the country's eight-year civil war. As the death toll continues to rise, our local staff are braving the front lines of affected areas to implement relief efforts you helped us fund. Read more to find out what they're accomplishing.
Liberian communities that have been fervently praying for practical results are heartened by the recent international response. We’re grateful to be part of the solution, thanks to your support. Since our last update, Living Water Liberia has continued to make headway against the disease. Read more to find out how.
Thank you for praying with us this during Sierra Leone's three-day lockdown quarantine. Read more about the successes and challenges of this past weekend, and what you can do to help our staff continue to fight Ebola.
Before Living Water International’s team in Liberia rehabilitated Molley Town’s Afridev water pump, the community’s 53 families were at great risk of contracting Ebola. Now with a repaired well, hygiene and sanitation lessons, and a five-person water committee established by our staff, Molley Town is equipped to maintain the well and protect itself against Ebola. Read more about the rehabilitation and help us do more to fight the deadly disease!
In addition to clean water, proper hygiene and sanitation are critical in the fight against Ebola.
Vekezela—and her six brothers and sisters—need better access to safe water in Mabvuku, a suburb of Zimbabwe’s capital city. Living Water International doesn't drill there—yet. But you can help us minister to Vekezela's entire community, both body and spirit.
In Overspill, Zimbabwe, clean water amplifies the ways Pastor Joshua’s church already ministers to its community—like taking care of 50 orphans. When Living Water International drilled a borehole at Joshua’s church last year, clean water became one less thing his congregation had to worry about providing them. Read more to meet an orphan your support has healed.
In January, a handful of Living Water International's communications team visited Zimbabwe to capture stories of our transformative partnerships with local churches. Here’s a behind-the-scenes view of our campaign, One Body One Spirit!