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Showing Love Through Sport

“Sport draws people together and creates community. It’s really neat how just one single soccer ball and an open field can bring people together. You can have a relationship…

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Water is Life

Abandoning all other activities, Elizabeth left her village of Loukintowin to search for water. Her only chance of finding water was the nearby village five kilometers away.

“Water…

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#WorldWaterDay

Did you have a glass of water today? Was it safe to drink?

For Elizabeth, the source of water she depended on was filthy and parasite-ridden. Yet, she…

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Ceremonies to Celebrate New Wells

In Africa, nothing commemorates an important event like a ceremony. And after the implementation of a water well, a celebration is very much in order.

We designed a…

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Bringing True Life

In a village where you have to put chemicals into dirty water to make it drinkable because cleaner water is 15 kilometres away, it is no surprise that providing…

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Building Sustainable Futures

While done with good intentions, there have been water systems set up for developing countries that fail to sustain themselves – sometimes breaking down just a few years later,…

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Update from the ground in Iraq

This letter is to update you on the situation in Mosul, Iraq since the battle to liberate Mosul began on October 17th.

We have been able…

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Water Gives Lift to Chilaile's Local Economy

Brick making is a significant source of income for the people in Southern Tanzania as the soil is strong.

The process of making bricks involves creating a pit…

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More Than Clean Water

The farming village of Kimawe in Southern Tanzania is surrounded by hills.

As the country enters its dry season, there is an especially great need for clean and…

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Water Brings Credibility

When we visited the village of Adjaha Vodjein, Benin, the team was greeted by Pastor Ansel who hopped off his motorcycle and embraced us with a big hug.

Our Water for…

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Vancouver is Awesome

Not many people can say that they have fed 5,000 people, for free, in the course of one-and-a-half hours. But Elaine Cheng can. The best (and worst) part? The…

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Multiple Needs Met in Namauni

The village of Namauni, located in Tanzania, was able to build a teachers house at the school with the coming of the deep-capped water well.

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3 Reasons to Help Provide Clean Water

Hawa Guyo of Melbena, Ethiopia is a mother who always carried two children (one in the front and one on her back) as she walked walk eight hours a…

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Village Champion

“We feel good,” Cyprienne said, “because the water is clean; we feel good when we drink it.” With great force and passion she told us about how the clean…

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World Water Day Challenge

Imagine drinking this water? In Mitole village in Tanzania, there are 300 children that use this as their drinking water every day! 

Each one risking their…

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New Water Project

For years, GAiN has seen the plight of contaminated water throughout Ethiopia, but the timing to start a water project in the country was never quite right. After a year…

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Bag Of Chalk Helps Tanzanian Children Learn

We visited an African village on our most recent trip and noticed several children not in school. One of our team members asked the local teacher why the kids…