Water Matters

The latest on our work and those supporting it

Osika School Well Pics Arrive

picture-125Our team completed this well at the Osika School just last month.  Due to some issues with their donated camera, the original report pictures were lost.  But, these have just arrived and we wanted to get them up so all of you who helped build it could see the good you have done.

The Osika School Well:

Population – 2,003 + Children
Well Depth – 60 ft

Donors:

Wells for Schools: Kenya Campaign

  • Gift Date Between November 12, 2008 – January 30, 2009

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Eshienga Primary School Well

picture-008There’s a new well at the Eshienga School in Western Kenya.

I don’t know about you, but there’s nothing better than seeing young students tossing clean water around in celebration of new found freedom.

These students no longer have to walk miles for dirty water. Instead, clean, safe drinking water is just steps away…thanks to students and individuals just like themselves.  Thank you on behalf of the Eshienga Primary School.

Who Helped?

Individual Donors:

Gift Date between: February 15, 2009 – March 8, 2009

Groups:

Queensland Downs School – Calgary, Alberta
Delta Sigma Theta Soroity, Inc. – Cincinnati,  OH
Ms. Sheib’s Class, Park Springs Elementary – Coral Springs, FL

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Emusanda Well Complete

Children play at their new well

Children play at their new well

The Emusanda Community well was completed just days ago.  Both children and adults have been lining up to gather clean, safe drinking water – now only steps from where they live!

We’re thankful, as are the people of Emusanda to the following donors who built this well:

Individuals:

“Help Dig Wells” – Gift Date between: Jan. 27th, 2009 – Feb. 10, 2009

Groups:

Meadowbrook United Methodist Church – Fort Worth, TX
Students/Faculty of St. Dominic School – Brookfield, WI
Morse High School Student Body – San Diego, CA

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YOUth Missions Steps Up and Helps Big Time

YOUth Missions, Hackensack, NJ

YOUth Missions, Hackensack, NJ

We are the YOUth Missions group of the Second Reformed Church, Hackensack, N.J. We are made up of youth ranging in ages 11 to 18. Most of our work involves outreach to our community homeless but each spring we take on a new project. This year our members began learning about the world water crisis. We watched informational videos, researched causes and solutions on the web, and passed on what we learned to members of our church congregation.

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