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Former H2O for Life participant, Megan Perpich

The Far-Ranging Benefits of Service Learning

Posted by Nick Coughlin on June 6

Megan Perpich first learned about H2O for Life in her ninth grade geography class. It was meant to complement the students’ learning about the world, people, culture, and economics. It did that and more. “H2O for Life made it real,” says Perpich. “We learned the harsh realities of the world and how the world operates. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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