Water Matters

The latest on our work and those supporting it



Q2 Project Highlight


Tuesday, June 7th, 2016by Lisa McAllister

We can’t believe it’s almost summer! This year is flying by and thanks to your support, we have already completed 49 projects with 26 currently under construction! That’s amazing and it’s all thanks to our incredible supporters and fundraisers – folks like YOU! Our quarterly project highlight features our Southeastern Kenya WaSH program and a new well for […]

 

Meet Nduku


Wednesday, June 1st, 2016by Lisa McAllister

We’re excited to share a new story from 12 year-old Nduku Muthoka of Malaa Primary School in Kenya. Nduku’s school received a rainwater catchment system and latrines in December 2015. Learn how clean water has affected her daily life! “I no longer carry water to school since we already have a water tank. Before the tank […]

 

Meet Abigail: Clean Water Equals Hope


Monday, September 21st, 2015by Lisa McAllister

Meet Abigail. A young girl from Kenya, now 18 years old, who had lost hope of pursuing her dreams until she had access to clean water. Abigail was only 16 years old when she joined Igunga Girl’s Secondary School. She had come from a school in the neighboring county which did not have any source […]

 

Fox Valley Church Walk for Water


Thursday, September 3rd, 2015by Lisa McAllister

Fox Valley Church of Christ in Wisconsin has been fundraising for The Water Project for years and has helped fund 3 water projects! They host a Walk for Water which is always a huge success! “We fundraise because we believe that all life is precious. No one can have life without water.We fund raise because […]

 

Mobile Monitoring Training in Kenya


Monday, July 20th, 2015by Lisa McAllister

This is Paul, he is a Community Development worker focusing on hygiene and sanitation. He works for Bridge Water Project, one of our partnering NGOs here Kenya. He’s learned how to submit a sanitation survey through his phone. Kenya is leading the way in mobile banking and we want to help Kenya pave the way […]

 

A New Well for St Emmanuel Church


Friday, May 15th, 2015by Lisa McAllister

St Emmanuel Kapng’etuny Church in Kenya was getting their water  from gravity piped water from Kipkaren Township Water project. The dam is located 1.5km away from the church compound. The water was turbid and wasn’t receiving any treatment before being released to the community hence, the water was only good for animals to drink and […]

 

New Well for the Shipala Community


Friday, April 10th, 2015by Lisa McAllister

Shipala Community in Kenya is comprised of small scale farmers and most of their activities depend on water. To fetch water, community members would walk a half mile each way to a protected stream. However, the stream was seasonal and during the dry season, you’d have to wake up early for the chance of water. People in […]

 

Musungururu Community Well – Update


Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009by Peter

The Musungururu Community Well is almost complete after two months of delays.

 

Esumeyia Primary School Well


Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009by Peter

A new well is serving over 1,000 people at the Esumeyia Primary School in Western Kenya. This well project had its share of challenges, but the end result is clean, safe water.

 

Sokone School & Community Well


Monday, September 21st, 2009by Peter

A new well is now under construction in the community of Sokone in Western Kenya that will serve about 600 community members and a local school.