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Posts for 2017

Friends Seminary 2016-17

Posted by Steve Hall on May 17, 2017

Submitted by – Leitzel Schoen Walking in the Footsteps Challenged to Access Clean, Safe Water After discussions about our summer, common read, A Long Walk to Water, student groups receive different profiles of those who struggle to access clean, safe water. This simulation activity is a part of our Experiential Ed Water Day. The simulation directs […]

King of Grace Lutheran School 2016-17 Journey

Posted by Steve Hall on May 19, 2017

Submitted by – William Lubansky Everybody gets a chance to work the store! Learning to sort, count, and keep track of inventory is a big part of running the store.  Counting the money and figuring out profits is fun because you get to handle the money!  As you can see by their faces, the third […]

Westridge Water Warriors Fair

Posted by Steve Hall on May 24, 2017

Submitted by – Gigi Bizar Thank you for coming to our Middle School Water Warriors Fair this weekend! We raised $12,000 to go towards building clean water wells at schools in Uganda! Many thanks to all our volunteers for helping make the fair so awesome. See the video recap here “Never doubt that a small group […]

Blue Hill Consolidated School - We did it!

Posted by Steve Hall on May 25, 2017

Stories submitted by –  Kyle Snow Students at BHCS have really embraced our effort to fund the hand washing station at the Mosorec International Academy in Tanzania. Students have been recognizing their generous donors by adding a drop of water with their name to our display. On Thursday, May 25th, the entire school PreK through […]

Water Catchment - Ndemu Primary School, Kenya

Posted by Steve Hall on May 26, 2017

The project comprised of four main components: (a) construction of 75m3 masonry rainwater storage tank including water draw-off point cum hand-washing facility for pupils; (b) installation of gutters including a simple foul-flush system; (c) construction of gender-segregated VIP latrines (blocks for girls, boys, and teachers)1; and (d) training of pupils and community on good sanitation […]

Ghantiyali Primary School, India

Posted by Steve Hall on May 27, 2017

The Thar Desert of India is an under-developed and poverty impacted area of Rajasthan State in India. The region suffers severely at the hands of frequent droughts due to extremely scanty and unpredictable rainfall. The annual average rainfall is around 500 mm in the east to less than 100 mm in the west and there […]

Academy of the Sacred Heart: Hearts for Humanity - Conge’

Posted by Steve Hall on June 1, 2017

We have had another successful year for our little social enterprise called Hearts for Humanity.  Our 6th grade girls produced several items for a big sale at our school fair, Conge’, on April 22, 2017.  Together with those proceeds, a couple of other sale dates, and the online donations, we have surpassed our goal of $1,500! […]

Park View Middle School 3rd Annual Walk for Water!

Posted by Steve Hall on June 1, 2017

Our 3rd annual Park View Middle School Walk for Water took place on Tuesday, May 30th. We had 24 students walk to raise awareness and funds to support Gamachu Primary School in Ethiopia.

WBLAS 1st Annual Water Symposium

Posted by Christy Andacht on June 6, 2017

On June 3rd, the students at White Bear Lake schools participated in our 1st annual WBLAS Water Symposium. The event included student presentations and videos on water conservation, a presentation by a DNR hydrologist, a presentation done by CLIMB Theater, and other educational workshops. Thank you to all our presenters and the students who prepared […]

Salem Hills - Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on June 7, 2017

These boys from Salem Hills Elementary asked if they could participate in their Walk for Water without shoes to experience what the girls at their partner school, Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls in Kenya, feel every day on their long journey for water. – Submitted by Jean White

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