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Ebukanga Project Complete!

Posted by Steve Hall on November 8, 2018

Ebukanga Secondary School in Kenya now has a new source of safe, clean water thanks to your generous donation. A new rainwater catchment system has been built, and there are now six new latrines being used. Two hand-washing stations have been installed, and students have received training in sanitation and hygiene. Just imagine the difference […]

Malaha Project Complete!

Posted by Steve Hall on November 8, 2018

After the completion of the WASH project, Malaha Primary School in Kenya has access to safe and quality water! The pupils used to carry water from their respective homes to school to be used for drinking and cooking. This project saves the children valuable time and enables them to concentrate on their studies. “The pupils […]

Oltman Middle School - We’ve started our book!

Posted by Steve Hall on November 15, 2018

Students have started reading the book, “A Long Walk to Water” this week.  No matter how many times I have read this book, it is just as powerful of a read as the last.  I love reading this with students for the first time, as it truly brings perspective about how lucky we are to […]

Mutanga Project Complete

Posted by Steve Hall on November 26, 2018

Mutanga Primary School is located in Nyandarua County, Kenya. The climate is classified as semi-arid tropics with two rainy seasons (March-May) and (November-December). The school population is made up of 144 girls, 126 boys and 11 teachers. BEFORE: Pupils fetch water from a seasonal stream about 300m away during the wet season, but there is […]

Palabek Refugee Settlement Update

Posted by Steve Hall on November 30, 2018

During the 2017-18 school year, H2O for Life Schools raised funds to support the drilling of 4 new wells for the Palabek Refugee Settlement in Northern Uganda. Read about the situation below.   Every day, between 2,000 and 4,000 people cross the border from South Sudan to Northern Uganda seeking nothing more than survival. Since […]

Molding Global Citizens

Posted by Danielle MacGillivray on December 3, 2018

H2O for Life spent the weekend connecting with Social Studies teachers from all over the nation at the National Conference for Social Studies. Over the course of the two day conference we had the opportunity to talk with educators about how they are molding global citizens in their classrooms. There is a lot of excitement […]

St. Joseph Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on December 4, 2018

We are teaching mission awareness in our youth, along with Catholic Social Teaching to instill how important water is and prompt Catholic Social Justice. It was another successful Water Walk! Thank you to all the #waterwarriors for supporting the three schools we are working to help in Africa. Be watching for another walk next year […]

Apply for a Grant

Posted by Christy Andacht on December 6, 2018

Would you like to start an H2O for Life project, but need some money to get your fundraiser off the ground? H2O for Life will provide mini-grants that will assist schools on their journey to participate in our life-changing service learning program. Provision of grants will allow schools with limited fundraising capability to participate in […]

New well for Tanzanian students

Posted by Steve Hall on December 14, 2018

Background Nyanzwa Primary School is located in the Nyanzwa village within the Kilolo district in Iringa, Tanzania. The school has 463 students from pre standard 1 through standard 7 and 10 teachers. The school faces extreme challenges in getting safe and clean water for daily consumption. Student use polluted water from unsafe sources including streams, […]

Sabane Primary School, Kenya

Posted by Steve Hall on December 19, 2018

There is a new rainwater catchment system at Sabane Primary School! Students have a source of safe, clean water thanks to your support. Handwashing stations were installed so that students can clean up after using their new latrines, and students and staff have received training in sanitation and hygiene. Thank you to Varsity Lakes Middle […]

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