The Lifewater Blog

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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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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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