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Ikoli Primary WASH Intervention

Posted by Steve Hall on May 14

There is a new rainwater catchment system at Ikoli Primary School, Kenya! 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. New Knowledge We start planning […]

Hoboken Charter School’s WET ‘Walk for Water”!

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on May 14

  If you’re reading this blog, you know how incredibly important water is for the planet and humankind. However, us humans do enjoy our sunny days! That wasn’t the case for Hoboken Charter school‘s ‘Walk for Water‘ in New Jersey. Hoboken Charter’s ability to distribute the importance of knowledge with lesson plans and determination with […]

Poster Contest - Elementary Division 1st place winner

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on May 14

Pictured above (left to right, top to bottom): Daniel Symonik (MN Dept of Health), Melissa Toov (Teacher), Mr. Vempati, Sarvagna Vempati, Mrs. Vempati, Josie Johnson (Principal), Judy Onufer (H2O for Life), and Sarvagna’s little brother. H2O for Life would like to thank Sarvagna Vempati at Rush Creek Elementary School for taking 1st place in the […]

Academy of the Sacred Heart’s exemplary effort!

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on May 21

If you are looking for a prime example of a well-rounded educational fundraiser, then look no further than Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans! Academy of the Sacred heart encourages social awareness and the recognition of the need to help others in our global community, as stated in Goal Five of the Goals and Criteria […]

Candy shop to Water Walk with King of Grace Lutheran

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on May 23

Play is the work of children. Often the fantasy of owning a store and using play money can captivate the creative power of children. Deciding on a cause, exchanging money, and serving candy helps empower children, both as philanthropists and entrepreneurs, to become global citizens. At King of Grace Lutheran, what started as a ‘candy […]

FL students have successful Walk for Water!

Posted by Steve Hall on May 28

The Global Scholars of Silver Trail Middle School in FL would like to thank everyone who participated in our Walk for Water event. We collected over 500 gallons of water which was donated to a humanitarian organization collecting for people in South America who are unable to get clean drinking water. Our focus is now […]

Salem Hills Water Fair

Posted by Steve Hall on May 30

All school engagement at Salem Hills Elementary School, MN! The gyms were buzzing with great cardboard arcade “engineered” games, necklaces, water droplets (over 1000 hand-made) quizzes, and presentations. It was an amazing event AND they raised funds to provide new latrines for a school in Nicaragua. We love to see students teaching others about the […]

New Collection Tank at Elohim School

Posted by Steve Hall on May 31

Elohim Primary and Secondary, Koko Kyambogo LC1, Uganda Check out your impact! – You brought clean water to 191 people – You eliminated 2.04 miles of walking per day – You reduced collection time by ⁠3.00 hours per day – You replaced a borehole or tube well with a Rainwater Catchment System Notes: – Calculations […]

Cincinnati Hills Water Warriors!

Posted by Steve Hall on June 3

2019 was another successful year for the Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Eagles H2O for Life project. The students have contributed $4,188.63. That’s over $1,000.00 more than their original fundraising goal! The group’s most attended learning event was the H2O for Life Overnight, in which students simulated a day of activities to experience the water crisis. […]

Race2Reduce receives a one-time special grant through 2020!

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on June 3

Pictured above, from left to right: Sophie Davis (White Bear Lake Student), Gov. Tim Walz, Sen. Chuck Wiger, and Judy Onufer (Race2Reduce/H2O for Life) The award-winning Race2Reduce water conservation program initiated in the White Bear Lake Area School District receives $50,000 in one-time funds for FY 2020. Now in its fourth year, Race2Reduce has had […]

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