Before and After Safe Water: 20 Powerful Photos
In northern Uganda, young Betty once faced a frustrating choice: walk nearly 4 miles to fetch water that cows and pigs also drank from, or drink from the nearby well, which was wriggling with worms.
For Betty, a safe water point changed everything. See for yourself! Meet Betty and other children whose lives changed after they gained access to safe drinking water.Continue Reading ›
Kids Around the World: Where I Get My Water
Find out where these 13 kids from around the world get their water in these beautiful photographs that show the need for more accessible safe water.Continue Reading ›
Follow These Children on Their Risky Trek for Clean Water
Children living in poverty around the world get clean water in all kinds of ways. Some are blessed enough to have pipes deliver water directly to their home. But some children — especially those who live in more remote and rural areas — face quite an adventure to gather their daily water. We invite you along with Stevi and Arnold on their daily trek for clean water.
How to Not Waste $50 on Unwanted Gifts This Christmas
People in the U.S. spend about $16 billion on unwanted Christmas gifts each year. Gifts that are discarded, donated or re-gifted. Instead of spending our generosity on things people don’t want, how can we be more intentional with our gift giving?
Why Clean Water Is Life
Clean water is as central as the sun and the moon. No matter where you live, its absence and degradation is equally as devastating.
Water Isn’t All Africa Needs
When providing clean water to communities in Africa, the conversation can’t stop there. Sanitation education is crucial to sustainable health care.
World Water Day: Uniting a Community with Sustainable Water
In a country where 1600 people die every die because of diarrhea due to unsafe water and 59% of of those who practice open defecation reside, one Child Development Center took the matter of lack of access to clean sustainable water and sanitation into their own hands and mobilized their community into action.
Keeping Our Head Above Water
Most families in Africa don’t have enough water to take baths every day. They must boil water for drinking, cooking or brushing their teeth, and they hand-wash all their clothes. For the poorest families, even fuel to boil their water can be too expensive. Learn about being a part of the solution in our Fall Compassion Magazine.
Compassion Water of Life
Drink water and suffer diarrhea, don’t drink water and develop bladder stones. It’s a Catch-22 in desperate need of a solution.
Safe Water Means Better Health
In Togo, national statistics indicate that 39 percent of the population do not have access to an improved drinking water source. A quarter of the Togolese population do not have, within a 30 minute walk, a source of drinking water.
How to Share the Importance of Clean Water With Children
Through facts, ideas and special water challenges Jill shares the importance of safe drinking water with the children at Vacation Bible School.
What Are Complementary Interventions?
What are Complementary Interventions? How do Complementary Interventions help children living in the developing world?