Thats great! Clean water is a real problem in many countries. We take for granted the ability to walk to the sink and turn on the faucet, but it is not unusual for some villagers to walk 3 or more miles each way to get to water.
Somebody just got a deep well.
The cool thing about World Vision is that you can sponsor a child, or make specific gifts, and unlike many charities where only pennies of every dollar reach its destination, World Vision actually multiplies your donation through corporate matching gifts. Every penny reaches its intended target, and then some.
In 2008, we are going to do what one family on GMA did...we are going to have a "cheap dinner" night, eating ramen noodles or something, then deposit $15 in a jar. At the end of the year, we are going to let our 12 year old son spend the money in that gift catalog.