The Lifewater Blog

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

Government of Uganda Affirms Lifewater’s Vision of a Healthy Village Strategy

Lifewater’s Uganda water projects are attracting attention from the national government. The newly-released Sector Performance Report on Uganda Water and the Environment highlights the success of Lifewater’s Vision of a…

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How a Poor Widow Overcame Water Poverty in Cambodia

Imagine living in a place without access to safe water. Now imagine you have four young children and you just lost your husband. This is the story of El Lot.…

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The Gift of Clean Water: Gratitude from Kaliro, Uganda

The gift of clean water is spreading throughout Kaliro. In a rural, underserved region of eastern Uganda, lives are being transformed. When Lifewater first began partnering with the people of Kaliro,…

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GuideStar Platinum: Why Lifewater is a Trustworthy Nonprofit

This past month, Lifewater International was recognized as a GuideStar Platinum charity. This means you can rest even easier knowing we are a trustworthy nonprofit making a real difference. GuideStar…

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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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