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MN Governor Dayton Visits Willow Lane Elementary

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on April 19, 2016

Originally by Sarah Alexander MN Governor Mark Dayton has declared April 18-22, 2016, to be Water Action Week throughout Minnesota. Each day focuses on a different theme, including: water action for kids, urban communities, rural communities, and a celebration of Earth Day. The week provides an opportunity to encourage Minnesotans to learn about the challenges […]

BRAVE Girls Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on April 26, 2016

The BRAVE Girls held two Walk for Water events this month on Sunday April 10th and Saturday April 16th. One was held at UCONN in Storrs, CT and the other at Island Trees High School in Levittown, NY. BRAVE Girls Leadership Inc. is a nonprofit organization that strives to empower young people to be their […]


Kare 11 Meteorologist Belinda Jensen visits Matoska

Posted by Patty Hall on April 26, 2016

How did you celebrate Earth Day? Matoska IB International School, White Bear Lake, MN, invited local Kare 11 Meteorologist Belinda Jensen to talk about water and the weather and to visit classrooms to read books from her new series.   Ms. Jensen has recently written six children’s books, Bel the Weather Girl, for 2nd grade students […]

Highland Student Helps Fundraise for H2O Project

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on April 28, 2016

– Originally by Kelley Engle, Highland Middle School, PA Wanting to help our Highland H2O Water Walk, 8th Grader Mia Funari contacted the company Puravida Bracelets.  This company sells hand made, unique bracelets made by artisans in Costa Rica.  Puravida’s Charity collection of bracelets was created to give back to different causes all over the world. They are partnered with […]

The Dark Turns To Light

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on May 2, 2016

The Dark Turns To Light Written by Centennial Middle School, MN students: Victoria Kurdyumov, Ella Fidler, Zac Ciampone, Zander Carciofini, and Marin Weinke Imagine being a young orphan; new to the world, and stuck in the one of the worst situations possible. Meet Samri, a two year old Ethiopian girl suffering from dysentery; trapped in […]

Dollar Donations Save Thirsty Nations!

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on May 12, 2016

Originally by Chelsea Manning We are so exited!!! We have collected $151 cash and $55 in online donations so far for a grand total of $206! Thank you for all the support! Remember to bring in a dollar donation to add to our droplet wall tomorrow! We only have 3 Fridays left to donate! From […]

CHCA Eagles Water for Life Project

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on May 13, 2016

Originally by Leon Bao When the CHCA Eagles came to participate in the H2O for Life project, it was already halfway through the school year, but the students started off the project with great enthusiasm. One of the activities they did was the “Water Talk” at the school chapel, where they addressed the current global […]


Goshen Primary School Water Catchment Tank

Posted by Steve Hall on May 25, 2016

It is with pleasure that we share with you news and photographs of the Ugandan Water Project at Goshen. This project has provided clean, safe water to Goshen Primary School in Luwero, Uganda (map coordinates at 0.81565, 32.54313). Daniel Morgan Middle School in VA helped fund this project which has provided an invaluable resource and […]


Diamond Path School of International Studies

Posted by Steve Hall on June 1, 2016

Diamond Path School of International Studies, MN recently shared a few photos of their journey and had this to say: “As other years, the H2O for Life service project has been a wonderful experience for our school. We have four or five families from Ethiopia at Diamond Path, so this made it a particularly rich […]

Ella’s Essay on Culture

Posted by Steve Hall on June 6, 2016

You may remember Ella from the story about her Pot Holder Sales. Here is another story sent to us by Ella’s mom Kate: Dear Friends and Family, Ella won first prize in her school-wide International Speech Contest! Yesterday she gave her speech to her entire school at the very moving culminating ceremony of their International Week […]

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