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Sixth grade boy learns about the water crisis, then asks what he can do to help

Posted by Nick Coughlin on June 12

Evan is in 6th grade at Oltman Middle School in Minnesota. After learning about the global water crisis from his teacher, Dawn Sicard, then reading the book “A Long Walk to Water,” Evan reached out to H2O for Life to see what more he could do to help. We sat down with Evan and his […]

Fresh, Clean Water!

Posted by Steve Hall on June 11

We are pleased to report that our implementing partner, Water for South Sudan, has recently drilled 2 new wells our schools have helped fund. Although parts of South Sudan continue to experience unrest, they have been able to continue drilling wells safely. Their work continues to provide grassroots development and sustainability for rural villages and […]

Latrine construction complete

Posted by Steve Hall on June 10

This is a community run school located within Rushaga village just a few meters from the edge of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. There are 120 pupils, including 25 from the Batwa (pygmy) tribe who were moved out of the forest when it became a gorilla reserve. Several of the pupils have to board (live) […]

Kwanjora Primary Catchment Tank

Posted by Steve Hall on June 7

Kwanjora Primary School is located in Nyandarua County, Kenya. The climate is classified as semi-arid tropics with two rainy seasons (March-May) and (November-December). The school population is made up of 153 girls, 145 boys and 11 teachers. Before this project, Kwanjora Primary School had one old masonry tank and one plastic tank which stored water […]

20,000 Liter Tank for School in Uganda

Posted by Steve Hall on June 6

The new 20,000 liter water catchment system at Katebee Primary School was recently opened and everyone is very happy! From our implementing partner, Drink Local Drink Tap: “They will be able to collect rainwater during the rainy seasons. Conservation is critical in managing rainwater supplies so we will work hard to train the users. As […]

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