The Lifewater Blog

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World Toilet Day: How Lifewater is Helping End the Global Sanitation Crisis

Did you know it’s World Toilet Day this Sunday? That’s right: there is an entire day dedicated to toilets! What is World Toilet Day? In 2013, the United Nations officially…

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Gifts that Support a Cause: Give Water and Hope

Giving a charitable gift in honor of a friend or relative is a unique way to both help others and spread Christmas cheer. There are many different gifts that support…

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Clean Water and Safe Latrines: Bringing Hope to Ethiopia One Healthy Home at a Time

In some rural parts of Ethiopia, water-borne illnesses still affect the vast majority of the population. When Lifewater’s program in West Arsi began, an astonishing 97% of the population did…

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Lifewater’s Annual BBQ Raises Funds for Clean Water and Sanitation in Ethiopia

Lifewater’s annual BBQ was a big success. On a beautiful October evening, as the sun set over 370 people, we were reminded how much you care about this important work.…

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Rural Water Supply: How Local Water Committees Ensure Sustainability

Here at Lifewater, we are dedicated to seeing that access to safe water lasts through the generations. That’s why it’s imperative we continue to partner with people like Ayantu, to…

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CEO Update: Q3 2017 Impact Report

Grace and peace to you! I just got back this week from an incredibly productive, life-giving meeting with the Lifewater Board of Directors in the mountains of Arizona. We are…

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His Life Was Changed by School Hygiene Training

School hygiene, sanitation and water access have a significant impact on student’s success. In Ethiopia, 3 out of 4 girls won’t finish primary school. One of the biggest reasons is…

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Lifewater Fall Newsletter 2017

Making All Things New What you’ll find in this issue: Your Impact: 89,719 People Served From 50 School Dropouts to 0 100+Baptisms in Uganda Kayaking For Clean Water

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Global Handwashing Day: Washing Hands Saves Lives

Really? A day to celebrate handwashing? Have the day-namers gone too far? Not in the case of Global Handwashing Day. Handwashing can save the lives of millions of children and…

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Christian Water Ministry Leads to 100+ Baptisms in Uganda

As a Christian water ministry, Lifewater staff and community volunteers spend weeks, months, even years with families in their homes to help them learn healthy habits. Working side by side,…

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