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Posts for 2017

CHCA Eagles Water Warriors

Posted by Christy Andacht on July 10, 2017

2017 was another successful year for the Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Eagles H2O for Life project. The students have contributed $2,976.50, almost twice as the pledged amount of $1,500, or almost six times the $508 contribution they made in 2016. Starting the year strong, the students did their first fundraising event by picking up trash […]

Windsor Locks Middle School, CT - Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on July 11, 2017

We want to help children in need. We want to create a VOICE that reaches across borders and countries! On June 15 WLMS hosted a Walk for Water. Money raised will help the 297 students attending the Mugumo Primary School in Kenya. Your donation will be used to provide safe clean drinking water, rebuild their […]

Well Rehab Complete: Butimba and Kikonda Primary Schools, Uganda

Posted by Steve Hall on July 20, 2017

A new system of pipes, rods and a pump with handle were installed. There are two local schools with over 1,000 students and the villages have approximately 400 households that will benefit from this project. Here is Grace’s Story: At 6 am, dust swirls around her feet as she walks the 2 mile dirt road, […]

New Wells in Uganda

Posted by Steve Hall on July 26, 2017

By locating wells in schools and providing water related educational materials, we support education in the village. Attendance skyrockets when a well is built, particularly among girls, who are typically tasked with fetching the family’s daily water. When water is at the school, girls can come to school instead of having to journey long distances […]

Opening of Ilawani Toilet

Posted by Steve Hall on July 26, 2017

We officially opened the new toilets on July 7th 2017. As you can see, everyone at Ilawani Nursery School (Kenya) is very excited!


Posted by Steve Hall on August 7, 2017

We are artists and activists devoted to changing the world, one potholder at a time. Inspired by Katie Spotz, it’s our eighth year making potholders for water and human rights causes. All our materials are donated, so 100% of the money we make goes directly to H2O for Life. The potholders are 100% cotton, from […]

The Haverford School Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on August 16, 2017

In second grade, students begin a 10-week study of Africa. Cheered on by their Lower School classmates and teachers, friends, and parents, the boys walk three miles carrying gallons of water, simulating the hardship that many African children endure to access fresh water. Their pre-kindergarten “buddies” join them for a portion of the walk. The […]

Rush City Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on August 16, 2017

At the end of last year’s school year, Patty Hall was invited to Rush City to present to the entire middle and high school student body. The Environmental Class students were hosting events and actions to raise funds for a partner school in Uganda. They set an original goal of $500, but quickly realized they […]

New Latrines at Andrea Guevara School

Posted by Steve Hall on August 16, 2017

New latrines in Nicaragua sponsored by: Columbia Secondary School Green Team Girl Scout Brownie Troop 60200 Wilkes University

Everyday Young Hero: Isabel Birkeland

Posted by Steve Hall on August 23, 2017

Story originally posted on the Youth Service America (YSA) website. See the original article here. Isabel Birkeland (17, White Bear Lake, MN) is a senior at Mahtomedi High School in MN. For the past two years she has been working as a champion for water and sanitation worldwide, and a champion for conservation and protection […]

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