Water Blogged

Posts for 2018

Completed Borehole Well at Mangani Primary

Posted by Steve Hall on January 5, 2018

Drilling and construction of the new borehole well has been successful at the Mangani Primary School. Mangani Primary School is located in the village of Mangani in Tete Province, Mozambique, which is in the southeastern part of Africa. Mangani is near the road to Angonia and is about 200 km from the Malawi-Mozambique border. This […]

Ugandan water catchment projects a success!

Posted by Steve Hall on January 18, 2018

The water tank at Ruhija Parents Needy Children’s Primary and Nursery School was recently completed. More photos coming soon!  Thanks to Mason-Rice Elementary School 1st Grade for supporting this project! At Murushasha Community Primary and Nursery School the proposed project was changed from a plastic tank to a concrete tank because they now have plans for permanent […]

Water Catchment System and Latrines for Wangui Students

Posted by Steve Hall on January 22, 2018

Wangui Primary School in Kenya now has a new water catchment system and latrine blocks! Wangui has good rainwater harvesting potential as the area experiences high rainfall. The school has a total population of 333 (pupils and teachers). Previously, the only available storage for rainwater was one small plastic tank that was donated by the […]

Safe Water for Palabek Refugee Settlement!

Posted by Steve Hall on February 6, 2018

Every day, between 2,000 and 4,000 people cross the border from South Sudan to Northern Uganda seeking nothing more than survival. Since the fighting broke out in 2013, more than 1.5 million people have fled South Sudan, making it the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. More than half of these refugees have resettled in Northern […]

Water Wings FUNdraiser!

Posted by Steve Hall on February 9, 2018

Hoboken Charter School (NJ) and the 3rd grade Ubuntu Kids are revvvvving up for Water Wings 2018 on March 24th. Water Wings is an afternoon of water games, information and fundraising in a carnival atmosphere with a special “surprise” performance scheduled. This year’s event will support safe water and sanitation for Saint Luke’s Primary School […]

Student Orientation - Engaruka English Medium Pre-Primary School

Posted by Steve Hall on February 12, 2018

Engaruka English Medium Pre-Primary School, Tanzania Dear Friends, I am honored to update you once again on the progress we have made so far through different partners’ support. On 2nd February 2018, about 48 children reported to school for their orientation ready to start their new journey of education. 25 out of them are girls […]

Visit to Wangui Primary School

Posted by Patty Hall on February 13, 2018

Recently, H2O for Life sent a team to Kenya to visit 10 of our school projects.  The first trip visited was Wangui Primary School near Nyahururu in Laikipia located in Central Kenya. The area is famous for Thompson Falls on the Ewaso Narok River. It is a milk processing hub and used to be known […]

Sinandai’s Story - Nasaruni Visit

Posted by Patty Hall on February 13, 2018

Our H2O for Life team recently visited Nasaruni School near the Masai Mara in Kenya. We last visited the school 2 years ago ago just as the bore hole and pump were being installed at the school through funding provided by H2O for Life schools. What an amazing difference 2 years has made for Nasaruni. […]

Bluff Creek Elementary- Engaged in Action

Posted by Danielle MacGillivray on February 14, 2018

What does a classroom that is engaged look like? Sound like? Feel like? Walking into this Bluff Creek Classroom engagement is tangible; visitors can see it, hear it, and feel it. Fourth and Fifth graders work fervently to complete their task for the day; there is a thoughtful hustle in their step and passion in […]

“Friendly” Hearts for Haiti Competition!

Posted by Steve Hall on February 15, 2018

Students and staff at Lincoln Elementary School in IA are participating in a friendly competition this week in honor of Valentine’s Day. Paper hearts can be purchased to decorate each classroom door. The most decorated door at the end of the week will have a special visitor and a class celebration. – Submitted by Lincoln […]