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Posts for 2022

NY students host community event

Posted by Steve Hall on January 11

“Columbia Secondary School’s Green Team believes fully in the mission of our school which is to prepare students with strong academics to be global citizens who care about the earth’s sustainability and global issues.” Story contributed by Lynn Tiede, Columbia Secondary School, New York, NY In 2020, before the COVID pandemic began, I had reached […]

Go Bears!

Posted by Steve Hall on January 26

In White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Girls Hockey and Girls Basketball are teaming up to raise money for a water and sanitation project at a school in Kenya. The school is currently in need of $13,000 and our hope is that between the hockey and basketball communities, we can exceed that goal. The village in Kenya […]

Victory Church Water Catchment

Posted by Steve Hall on January 26

Thank you for bringing safe water to ⁠Victory Church Nazaleesi, Kiwenda Nazaleesi LC1! Check out your impact! You brought clean water to 90 people You eliminated 0.26 miles of walking per day You reduced collection time by ⁠0.50 hours per day You replaced Piped into yard/plot with a Rainwater Catchment System Notes: – Calculations are […]

Escuela Josefa Toledo Latrines

Posted by Steve Hall on January 31

Check out the new latrines for students at Josefa Toledo, Nicaragua! Thanks to Forestview Middle School, MN for supporting this project! 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 […]

Las Pozas project complete

Posted by Steve Hall on January 31

Check out the new latrines and handwashing stations for students at Las Pozas, Nicaragua! Thanks to Mission 5&2, PA for supporting this project! 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 […]

Swidic Islamic Orphanage Primary School

Posted by Steve Hall on February 2

Thank you for bringing safe water to ⁠Swidic Islamic Orphanage Primary School! This project was supported by the Katie Spotz Run4Water Campaign Check out the impact! – You brought clean water to 380 people – You eliminated 4.22 miles of walking per day – You reduced collection time by ⁠15.00 hours per day – You […]

Handwashing project complete

Posted by Steve Hall on February 2

Check out the new handwashing station for students at Juliana López Pérez, Nicaragua. Thanks to First Avenue Middle School, CA for supporting this project! 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 […]

Ugandan Borehole Rehab

Posted by Steve Hall on February 3

Thank you to the following for bringing safe water to ⁠Nakawuka Modern Primary School, Uganda. – Chicago West Side Christian School, IL – Plainview-Elgin-Milleville Schools, MN Check out your impact! – You brought clean water to 1,000 people – You rehabilitated a borehole that was partially functional but needed repair⁠ – You repaired a borehole […]

Ugandan Rain Catchment System Complete

Posted by Steve Hall on February 3

Thank you to the following for bringing safe water to Mitala Maria Primary School, Uganda! ⁠⁠– Alexandria Young Environmental Activists, VA – D.M Therrell High School, GA – First Avenue Middle School, CA – Greenhills School, MI – Stacy Lamb, WA Check out your impact! – You brought clean water to 800 people – You […]

Mahola Project Complete!

Posted by Steve Hall on February 4

Mahola Mixed Secondary School in Kenya now has access to a new source of safe, clean water thanks to the completion of their rain tank! We installed new latrines and handwashing stations for students, and we trained the school on improved sanitation and hygiene practices, including COVID-19 prevention. These components will unlock the opportunity for […]

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