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WBLAS 1st Annual Water Symposium

Posted by Christy Andacht on June 6

On June 3rd, the students at White Bear Lake schools participated in our 1st annual WBLAS Water Symposium. The event included student presentations and videos on water conservation, a presentation by a DNR hydrologist, a presentation done by CLIMB Theater, and other educational workshops. Thank you to all our presenters and the students who prepared […]

Park View Middle School 3rd Annual Walk for Water!

Posted by Steve Hall on June 1

Our 3rd annual Park View Middle School Walk for Water took place on Tuesday, May 30th. We had 24 students walk to raise awareness and funds to support Gamachu Primary School in Ethiopia.

Academy of the Sacred Heart: Hearts for Humanity - Conge’

Posted by Steve Hall on June 1

We have had another successful year for our little social enterprise called Hearts for Humanity.  Our 6th grade girls produced several items for a big sale at our school fair, Conge’, on April 22, 2017.  Together with those proceeds, a couple of other sale dates, and the online donations, we have surpassed our goal of $1,500! […]

Ghantiyali Primary School, India

Posted by Steve Hall on May 27

The Thar Desert of India is an under-developed and poverty impacted area of Rajasthan State in India. The region suffers severely at the hands of frequent droughts due to extremely scanty and unpredictable rainfall. The annual average rainfall is around 500 mm in the east to less than 100 mm in the west and there […]

Water Catchment - Ndemu Primary School, Kenya

Posted by Steve Hall on May 26

The project comprised of four main components: (a) construction of 75m3 masonry rainwater storage tank including water draw-off point cum hand-washing facility for pupils; (b) installation of gutters including a simple foul-flush system; (c) construction of gender-segregated VIP latrines (blocks for girls, boys, and teachers)1; and (d) training of pupils and community on good sanitation […]

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