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Navajo Nation Update

Posted by Steve Hall on August 9

Our implementing partner, DigDeep, submitted this update on the support H2O for Life helped provide for Navajo Nation during the 2020-2021 school year: We are grateful for H2O for Life’s interest in the work of DigDeep. It is our pleasure to share information about the water storage tanks funded by H2O for Life on the […]

H2O for Life Featured on PBS NewsHour

Posted by Nick Coughlin on August 12

PBS special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro featured H2O for Life as part of his series, “Agents for Change.” “Drinking water and restrooms are readily available to most school children in America. That is not the case across the developing world.” Watch the segment here.

Kayindu Project Complete

Posted by Steve Hall on August 16

Before: Due to significant leaks in the two rainwater collection tanks already located on their premises, the students and staff of Kayindu Secondary School are forced to make the long walk to the distant borehole well. This is something that would be challenging enough for the students, but is made even more difficult by the […]

Global Studies and Science Programming Leads to Successful Walk for Water in Prior Lake!

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on August 24

On Tuesday, June 1st, more than eight hundred eighth-grade students at Twin Oaks Middle School completed their service-learning project that culminated in a full day of walking for water. For seven periods, each class of students walked with one or two eight-pound water jugs in the hot Minnesota sun, emulating the difficult experience of carrying […]

RIDE4WATER: LET’S ROLL

Posted by Steve Hall on August 27

Doing ultra-endurance events often puts my mind and body in the ultimate state of flow and allows me to be completely focused on just that one step ahead. During Run4Water across Maine in 2020 – running 138-miles nonstop across the state in 33 hours  – mile 50 had me pondering whether there could have been a […]

Cascajal Latrines

Posted by Steve Hall on August 27

Check out the new latrines for students at El Cascajal School! 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 of Water, […]

Schedule Your Virtual Classroom Presentation Today!

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on August 27

Last year, in response to the pandemic, we began to offer virtual classroom presentations to schools still interested in engaging with our work at H2O for Life. We are happy to say that the sessions were well received by classrooms across the United States and beyond! This gave us an opportunity to connect with schools […]

Kabinjari Project a Success!

Posted by Steve Hall on September 8

Kabinjari Primary School in Kenya now has access to a new source of safe, clean water thanks to the completion of their rain tank, which can collect 75,000 liters of water! New latrines and handwashing stations were installed, and the school was trained on improved sanitation and hygiene practices, including COVID-19 prevention. These components work […]

Hlefi Project a Success

Posted by Steve Hall on September 22

Hlefi is a rural community located in the Ho-West district in the Volta region of Ghana. The pupils of Hlefi Community School came back to school with new hope and excitement. Now, for the first time since the school was established (1951), the pupils will no longer have to walk long distances in search of […]

Ssango Project Complete

Posted by Steve Hall on September 23

⁠Ssango Primary School students were already beneficiaries of a 40,000 liter rainwater harvesting system, but in dire need of latrines. At this Ugandan school, there is a small population of special needs children as well who needed safer access to a toilet. By building two latrine blocks with handicapped accessibility and handwashing facilities, hygiene, sanitation and […]

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