The Lifewater Blog

Stories, updates, and more from Lifewater. Learn about the water crisis and what you can do to help.

Wheels4Water: A Charity Bike Ride for Clean Water

The Wheels4Water team kicks off their nine-day coast-to-coast charity bike ride to serve 9,000 people in Ethiopia with safe water. Read their inspiring story here.

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The Economist: Improved Sanitation Saves Lives

Did you know approximately 4.5 billion people live without access to a household toilet or latrine? This plays a significant role in the number of people who suffer from water-borne…

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Sustainable Change and Gospel Impact: A Message of Hope

Like you, we care about sustainable change and Gospel impact. To reach more people more effectively, we partner with local churches to mobilize believers to love and serve their neighbors…

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Lifewater’s New Devotional on Hope Now on the Bible App

Clean water and the hope of the Gospel go hand in hand everywhere we serve. Our new devotional on hope launched on the YouVersion Bible app this month explores the…

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CEO Update: Latest Lifewater Highlights

Grace and peace to you. I’m just back from Africa where I was evaluating a new project location in Uganda. Plus, we held our quarterly Board of Directors meeting this weekend, so…

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Hope Outfitters: Lifewater Named Campaign Partner

Through partnerships, we are reminded about the commonality of hope and the power of working together. Our newest partnership is with Hope Outfitters, an apparel company based in Washington dedicated…

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Women and Water: Tibka’s Story

When it comes to women and water in Ethiopia, the burden is heavy. When there is no safe water, women endure physical danger and strain while fetching water over long…

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World Water Day 2018: 10 Facts About the Water Crisis

A staggering 844 million people live without access to clean water. That’s roughly 1 in 10 people on earth, or about twice the population of the United States. March 22nd…

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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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