The Lifewater Blog

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

Mayuge, Uganda Water Survey Results

The first work we do in every community is a baseline survey, gathering data and stories from families, students, and teachers. Our baseline report provides detailed analysis of current WASH…

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Wheels4Water: A 10-Day Ride to Serve 10,000

It’s amazing what happens when people combine their passions with a vision to help others. That’s the story of the Wheels4Water team. On September 10, a team of cyclists from…

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How Safe Water Reduces Poverty in Ethiopia

Poverty in Ethiopia can be reduced when students receive an education. Lack of clean water and sanitation (clean bathrooms), particularly in rural parts of Ethiopia, are a significant roadblock for…

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Lifewater FY 2017 Annual Report

Grace and peace to you! Our FY 2017 Annual Report has just been released, and I’m excited to share results from what has been a record-setting year.

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WHO Water Report: 2.1 Billion Lack Safe Water at Home

3 in 10 people worldwide don’t have access to safe water at home. 6 in 10 people, a full 4.5 billion, don’t have a safe place to go to the…

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New Water Project Beginning In Mayuge, Uganda

Join us as we begin a new water project to bring clean water, hygiene, and sanitation to more than 25,000 people in Mayuge, Uganda. More than half of the population…

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How a Village in Africa Solved Sanitation Issues with Healthy Homes

Sanitation issues deeply impact lives in Africa. In places like rural Uganda where Medi lives, only 17% of the population have access to improved sanitation. But people like Medi are…

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Safe Water Improves Education. Education Reduces Poverty.

Learn how one school in Ethiopia is experiencing firsthand how education reduces poverty, and how you can help other schools escape the cycle of poverty.

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Christy’s Story: Why I Give Monthly

Christy’s grandson was in the hospital with a deadly water-borne illness. Thankfully, his life was saved.

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Kids Helping Others: How Two Classrooms Made a Difference

There are kids helping others all over the world. Learn how kindergarteners in Brazil and 5th graders in California found creative ways to give safe water.

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