The Lifewater Blog

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Lifewater Winter Newsletter 2018

2017 was a record year at Lifewater. Behind each number are stories of families working hard to make healthy changes for the future.

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Lessons in Perseverance, Trust, and Importing Water Drilling Rigs

In the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNRP) of Ethiopia, more than 18 million people face some of the highest water scarcity and water-borne disease rates in the world.…

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How a Mother is Overcoming Water Poverty in Uganda

In eastern Uganda, vulnerable people like Rachel Kisakye are working hard to make safe water, sanitation, and hygiene a reality in their lives. A wife, mother, and farmer overcoming water poverty, Rachel lives as though all things are possible, and she continues to bless others with her quiet, hero’s journey.

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CEO Update: 2017 Impact Review

2017 was an incredible year for Lifewater. Thank you for making it happen! In this month’s CEO update I’d like to share a few key results from this past year.

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Planned Giving: What is a Planned Gift?

Are you thinking about planned giving, but still have some questions? Are you wondering, what is a planned gift, anyway? We’re here to help. Find out more and start your…

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Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity: Matthew Jarrell’s Inspiring Story

When you think about the adventure of a lifetime, climbing the tallest mountain in Africa might come to mind. Over 19,000 feet tall, with some of the most beautiful scenery…

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Blessed Season of Giving: Thank You!

Thank you for partnering with Lifewater–your gift of clean water is transforming lives! Watch this brief thank-you video to see a message from our president, Justin Narducci. During this past…

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How a Family is Overcoming the Ethiopia Water Crisis

How does clean water fit into your morning routine? In Ethiopia, morning routines include walking long distances and collecting clean water for use and consumption. For one family overcoming the…

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Lifewater Receives $75,000 Grant from Geisse Foundation

This past month, the John F. and Mary A. Geisse Foundation generously granted Lifewater $75,000 for a WASH Sustainability Pilot Program in East Africa. The grant will further Lifewater’s work…

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A Sweet Way to Give Clean Water: Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream

Have you ever wondered how many creative ways there are to make a clean water donation? We’ve seen all sorts of fundraising efforts–everything from kayaking to beard-growing to lemonade stands.…

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