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Women in STEAM - Toolkit

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on January 3

An article in the publication Psychological Science showed that in test scores across 67 countries girls performed as well as or better than boys on science in almost every country examined, and girls were just as capable of college-level science and math application. Yet only a quarter of STEM workers are women. The numbers are […]

Why Teachers Are the Heroes of the Story

Posted by Nick Coughlin on January 3

Here at H2O for Life we’re continually asking ourselves how we can reach educators who might be inclined to take on a service-learning project in their classroom. We do our best to make the project as turn-key as possible so that teachers aren’t saddled with yet one more thing to plan and execute…but let’s face […]

A Better Approach to Service-Learning in AVID Classes

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on December 16, 2019

Last week AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) held its annual conference in Dallas, Texas. At this conference, we were able to shine a spotlight on an amazing H2O for Life and AVID educator, Suzanne Temple-Gumm (pictured above). Suzanne implemented an H2O for Life project in her AVID classroom at Henry Sibley High School, where AVID students are usually […]

WASH in Schools: Honduras

Posted by Steve Hall on December 11, 2019

Located in a rural area of Trojes, Honduras, Escuela Jose Trinidad has 2 teachers and 52 students (27 girls and 25 boys). Our implementing partner, Pure Water for the World, was able to address the water and sanitation needs of this school via the installation of 1 bio sand filter and building gender specific latrines […]

Olivia’s Walk for Water!

Posted by Steve Hall on December 11, 2019

“I want to gather a group of friends and any friends of their friends to help raise money to change other children’s lives. I was studying about the water crisis in Africa and then learned about this organization and that I could make a difference. My mom and I decided to organize a walk on […]

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