Water Matters

The latest on our work and those supporting it

Q1 2016 Project Highlight

We’re excited to report 2016 is off to a great start! This quarter, The Water Project and our partners have completed 25 projects with 35 currently under construction! That’s amazing and it’s all thanks to our incredible supporters and fundraisers – YOU!

Our quarterly project highlight comes to us from Chimoroni Primary School located in the center of Chimoroni Community in Kakamega, Kenya. This project was a rehab which means a broken well was repaired. You can read more about rehabs here.

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Because of our Monthly Donors

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Kankalay Primary School in Sierra Leone has too many reminders of Ebola. The Water Project completed a water and sanitation project here in 2011, and the photo you see above is of the toilets installed for the school. When Ebola was at it’s worse, this whole area became a treatment center.

If you look closely you’ll see where medical equipment and linens infected with Ebola were burned against the building. Students are still using these facilities, and the accompanying water well is providing safe water – thanks to your support!

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The Water Promise Update

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At The Water Project, we’ve always taken pride in being one of the first to report transparently about your specific giving impact through photos, in-depth project descriptions, stories, GPS coordinates and follow-up updates. Now we are taking another leap forward, enabling even more robust monitoring and resolution to ensure the promise of water keeps flowing.

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California Drought Inspires Fundraising for The Water Project

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Yarleena is 7 years old and lives in Orange County, California with her parents. Inspired by her story, The Water Project asked if she would answer some questions about her successful fundraising campaign. Yarleena raised more than $500 which helped a community in Uganda.

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