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Dodgeball Fundraiser

Posted by Steve Hall on April 17

St. Christopher School in NY recently held a dodgeball tournament to raise funds for their partner school in the Dominican Republic. Students made a small donation to be part of the action! What a great idea! Help St. Chris reach their goal  

Crystal Lake Middle School helps a partner school in Nicaragua

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on April 18

Crystal Lake Middle School is located on the Atlantic coast just north of Fort Lauderdale. Katharine Cook is a 7th grade magnet science teacher that has helped her students take a few strides toward becoming global citizens by participating in an H2O for Life experience.  H2O for Life’s service learning opportunities are designed to engage, […]

MN teacher inspires student advocacy

Posted by Steve Hall on April 18

Colleen Parker is a teacher at Simley High School in MN, who recently became a National Geographic Certified Educator. Colleen wrote a blog that was featured on the Nat Geo Certified Educator website sharing what she is doing in the classroom to inspire student advocacy. The purpose of the blog was to introduce to other […]

Arkansas students Walk for Water

Posted by Steve Hall on April 29

Holy Rosary Catholic School in Stuttgart, AR had a Water Walk on Friday, April 12. Our whole school participated. We are a Prek3-6th grade school with 67 students. Our students walked a total of 338.4 miles! Each student carried either a 1/2 gallon, 1 gallon or 2 gallon jug of water on their walk around […]

HCS Prepares to Walk for Water!

Posted by Steve Hall on May 2

HCS: When the kids do our 2 mile WATER WALK (a week from Friday) for each quarter mile they walk (I.e. the full perimeter of the park) they receive a bead added to a piece of jute affixed to their belt loops…  Starting today and through next week many classes will be making beads of various kinds […]

H2O for Life Joins Saint Peter Claver Catholic School for Water Testing Activities

Posted by Christy Andacht on May 7

This morning, I went to the Saint Peter Claver Catholic School to demonstrate the water testing activities with Judy and Danielle. The school teacher welcomed us to the water classes. We had three activities with 5th, 7th, and 8th-grade students. How to get students involved more in it? Danielle and Judy adjusted their teaching method […]

Poster Contest - Middle School Division 3rd Place Winner

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on May 7

Pictured above (left to right): Christina Pierre (Principal), Elias Ramirez, Judy Onufer (H2O for Life), Alicia Overbo (MN Dept of Health), and Hala Asamarai (Dean of Students). H2O for Life would like to thank 6th grader Elias Ramirez at Sunrise Park Middle School in White Bear Lake for taking 3rd place in the middle school […]

Poster Contest - Elementary Division 3rd Place Winner

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on May 7

Pictured above (left to right): Ezekiel Ekutudo (MN Dept of Health), Giorgia Luzia, Leslie Winter (MN Dept of Health), Seeana Davis, Jonathan Lucnik (Principal). H2O for Life would like to thank both Seeana Davis and Leslie Winter at Birch Lake Elementary  for taking 3rd place in the elementary school division for this years poster contest, […]

Welcome Shuling

Posted by Steve Hall on May 8

As a part of the National Committee on U.S.- China Relations – Professional Fellows Program, we have welcomed Shuling Huang to our H2O for Life office for the month of May. Shuling is partner and executive director of MyH2O, a nonprofit headquartered in Beijing, China that focuses on water information and purification solutions in China, […]

New Latrines at Murushasha!

Posted by Steve Hall on May 10

We are happy to report that the latrines at Murushasha Community Primary School in Uganda were completed early in 2019. They constructed a 4 stance latrine block (pit latrines) with an exceptionally deep pit so that they should be functioning for the maximum period of time. Everyone is very happy to have this facility at […]

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