Water Blogged

Sauganash Elementary School fosters a student-centered approach to STEM learning to change the world

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on April 9

Sauganash Elementary School, a short trip east of Chicago, Illinois, has the wonderful experience of hosting an H2O for Life after school club. Mrs. Askuvich, a middle school science teacher, is the mastermind behind the program. Her belief in a student-centered approach to STEM learning helps create a more collaborative classroom. Sharing leadership, students are […]

Madegwa Project Complete

Posted by Steve Hall on April 2

A new rainwater catchment system was built! Madegwa Primary School in Kenya now has a new source of safe, clean water thanks to your support. Handwashing stations were installed so that students can clean up after using their new latrines, and students and staff have received training in sanitation and hygiene. Rainwater Catchment Tank Construction […]

Lydia Middleton Elementary in Indiana helps a school in South Sudan

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on April 2

Located on the border of Indiana and Kentucky, Lydia Middleton Elementary has the luxury of being near a powerful source of freshwater, the Ohio River. After an immersive H2O for Life experience, the students of Mrs. Hall’s 4th grade class know how important access to clean water is in life. The students researched and wrote […]

Announcing the 2019 Poster Contest Winners!

Posted by Steve Hall on March 27

The Minnesota statewide clean water poster contest wrapped up another great year!  More than 400 entries were received from students at all grade levels and this year’s winning artists sure had talent. The top three posters in each grade category will be displayed at the MN Department of Health, a co-sponsor of the contest, in […]

Students from Hinsdale Central High School in Illinois study the global water crisis and help a partner school in India

Posted by Joe Kuzelka on March 25

H2O for Life continues to encourage young people all over the nation to become global citizens by focusing on the importance of clean drinking water for their peers around the world. Arpan Chokshi, a Social Studies teacher at Hinsdale Central High School in Illinois, took action after learning about H2O for Life’s mission. Arpan knew […]