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6th grade students raise awareness at assembly for 5th-8th grade

Posted by Steve Hall on June 7

Students educating their peers! Bank Street School for Children in New York shared this update: “We are a private, progressive school in NYC serving children ages 3-14. In the 6th grade, our students study water contamination in Science class, Human Rights in Social Studies, and read “A Long Walk to Water” in English. As part […]

Katie Spotz to attempt world record to support global water projects

Posted by Anna Ross on June 9

Endurance athlete, charitable ambassador, record holder, author, and all around superhuman, Katie Spotz, has already accomplished more than a few amazing feats. She has already single-handedly raised nearly three hundred thousand dollars for the clean water crisis through her adventures and athletic accomplishments, from her solo row across the Atlantic to running nonstop across the […]

Paltino Project Complete

Posted by Steve Hall on June 10

Staffed by 5 volunteer teachers, Paltino Primary School in Uganda, had no source of water. The children were required to bring their own water from home or collect whatever water they could find on their way to school each morning. Many of the students had to leave home much earlier in the morning than they […]

Ebukhayi Project Complete

Posted by Steve Hall on June 11

Ebukhayi Primary School in Kenya now has access to a new source of safe, clean water thanks to the completion of their rain tank, which has the ability to collect 50,000 liters of water. We installed new latrines and handwashing stations for students, and we trained students and staff on improved sanitation and hygiene practices. […]

3rd Graders Host Lemonade Stand

Posted by Steve Hall on June 15

Bluff Creek Elementary School 3rd Graders hosted a schoolwide lemonade stand at recess and raised $300. These funds will be used to help build new latrines for students at Malama Primary School in Malawi. Bluff Creek is a public elementary school in Chanhassen, MN serving students in grades K-5. We are beyond excited for the opportunity to […]

Hearts for Humanity 2021

Posted by Steve Hall on June 24

The Academy of the Sacred Heart is an all-girls, Toddler-12th grade school in New Orleans, Louisiana. Embedded in the school’s mission is the importance of social justice in our global community. It is one of the five Goals to which our community adheres to in our daily lives. A 2nd Preparatory social enterprise to fund […]

St. Barnabas School WELLness Project

Posted by Steve Hall on June 25

St. Barnabas students, in Northfield, OH, have been holding yearly fundraisers to bring clean water to those in need since 2005. This year the students held a candy sale and raised over $1,100.00 to support their peers in South Sudan and Nicaragua. Here are several student quotes demonstrating the power of service-learning in the classroom: […]

Escuela Cristo Aviléz Latrines

Posted by Steve Hall on June 28

Check out the new latrines students at Escuela Cristo Aviléz now have access to! We believe all people deserve clean water, safe sanitation, and the knowledge to sustain it for future generations. Our implementing partner, El Porvenir, partners with the people of Nicaragua so that they can build a better future for themselves through the sustainable […]

Latrine Construction a Success!

Posted by Steve Hall on July 19

Check out the new latrines for Ofellia Serrato students in Camoapa, Nicaragua! We believe all people deserve clean water, safe sanitation, and the knowledge to sustain it for future generations. Our implementing partner, El Porvenir, partners with the people of Nicaragua so that they can build a better future for themselves through the sustainable development […]

Ugandan Well Successfully Drilled

Posted by Steve Hall on July 26

Pader Secondary School’s only option for clean water was to buy it from a nearby trading center. For a school this large, the financial burden of having to buy water each day left them struggling to stay afloat. The school urgently needed a well of its own in order for it to stay operational and […]

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