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Gleaners impact Syrian refugees and IDPs

“I’m still in shock; the situation was very, very, very bad,” Simon* told me, the day after their first visit to Debaga Camp at the end of July. “Yesterday…

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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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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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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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The Unknown Country

When I first told my friends that I was going to Benin, the most common response that I received wasn’t ‘oh that’s great!’ but instead, it was oddly ‘where’s…

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An email from affiliate staff in Benin

Today, we started at the Benin village of Gbovie Kinwedji to finish the water well that we had been working on for three days. The drill rig was just…

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Water For Life Hits 100 In Benin

It has been 4 years since GAiN first started drilling in Benin.  February 2009 brought a major milestone as GAiN Canada drilled the 100th water well in Benin.  In…

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Turn Desert Sand into Water for Life!

At 60, Albert Martens knows what it means to live with purpose and what strategic efforts it requires.  But what makes it fulfilling is the extreme joy he has…

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Benin – Celebrating a Return to Life!

After nearly 3 years of drilling, we are celebrating the 85 water wells that have been drilled in Benin! Up to 85 000 people’s lives are being transformed by…