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Jackson Middle School 6th Graders Exceed Their Goals!

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on January 15

The 6th grade class at Jackson Middle School focused their first trimester on the idea that water is a global commodity and that all people deserve to have access to clean water. As part of this trimester theme, H2O for Life went to visit Jackson in early November to talk with them about the Global […]

Borehole well in Tanzania - Itwaga Primary School

Posted by Steve Hall on January 13

Itwaga Primary School is in Mgama village, Iringa rural district about 55 kilometers from Iringa town. The current school population is 225 girls, 219 boys and 7 teachers/staff members. BEFORE: The school has a very challenging situation with no access to safe, clean water. Their current water sources are the river which is 2 kilometers […]

WASH intervention for Kenyan school

Posted by Steve Hall on January 9

Demesi Primary School in Kenya now has access to a new source of safe, clean water thanks to the completion of their rain tank, which has the ability to collect 50,000 liters of water. We installed new latrines for students, handwashing stations, and we trained students and staff on improved sanitation and hygiene practices. All […]

Women in STEAM - Toolkit

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on January 3

An article in the publication Psychological Science showed that in test scores across 67 countries girls performed as well as or better than boys on science in almost every country examined, and girls were just as capable of college-level science and math application. Yet only a quarter of STEM workers are women. The numbers are […]

Why Teachers Are the Heroes of the Story

Posted by Nick Coughlin on January 3

Here at H2O for Life we’re continually asking ourselves how we can reach educators who might be inclined to take on a service-learning project in their classroom. We do our best to make the project as turn-key as possible so that teachers aren’t saddled with yet one more thing to plan and execute…but let’s face […]

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