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How Community Hygiene Opened New Doors for Business

As people began to work toward Healthy Homes and better community hygiene, Robert saw an opportunity to use his skills to both provide for his family and help his community move toward better health together.

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Community Facilitators

These local heroes are good neighbors. Sometimes heroes look just like the person next door. Sometimes the hero is the person next door. Community Facilitators (CFs) in Ethiopia are people who have…

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One Thousand Healthy Homes

**As part of Lifewater’s Vision of a Health Village strategy for sustainable change, field staff work with families to certify Healthy Homes in remote villages that formerly lacked access to…

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Your Endeavors Will Not Be Frustrated

Leaders and families gather to celebrate WASH in Uganda.   Lifewater staff, families, teachers, government officials, and religious leaders gathered together yesterday to officially launch and celebrate the WASH program…

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Young entrepreneur brings health to school and community

Health and Wealth: A boy uses WASH to create both Last year, eleven-year-old Gideon’s family and neighbors in Bukunya struggled with frequent illnesses. He would miss school or his mother…

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Keeping Her Promise

Your gifts help Catherine walk alongside families as they take steps toward better health.   Catherine’s phone wouldn’t stop ringing. “He’s very eager, he wants me to come immediately to…

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Meet Mako

Mako’s village has a new water source   Daughters watch their mothers. All over the world, girls are looking to their mothers for instructions on how to live, how to…

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Close to Home

Clean water in Cambodia In Cambodia, water needs to be close to home. Each household has their own set of jars, giant pots kept next to the house that can…

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A Father’s Gift

This dad in Ethiopia built a life-saving gift for his kids. Find out what he built for his kids that could save their lives!

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What makes a home healthy? Five Habits.

Meet the Sadoo family. The Sadoo’s live in Nensebo, Ethiopia. Nensebo is a very remote area about four hours walking distance from the nearest road. Mr. and Mrs. Sadoo have…

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