Water for Life Initiative

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Faithful Through a Crisis

“The COVID-19 crisis has been very tough for us,” Pastor Pascal, leader of the Assemblies of God church in Gbegbessa, Benin, shared. “We have lacked food and we have not…
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Supporting Rural Clinics During COVID

In May of this year, our Water for Life Initiative (WFLI) teams completed the first of three rounds of our COVID response (as of today, our teams have completed three…
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Coronavirus + WASH

Current State of COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa With the growing impact of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) globally, there are heightened concerns about the fragile state of health and hygiene in Sub-Saharan…
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GAiN Is Responding to COVID-19

Thank you for keeping Global Aid Network (GAiN) in your prayers. You have been on our minds and hearts, and we continue to pray for those of you who are…
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A Flourishing Community Health Centre

Elvie is the head medical doctor at the health centre in the village of Woria in Northern Benin. She runs a team of nurses to provide health services to the…
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The Economic and Social Hub

Water is a hot commodity in the village of Nangumbu B in southern Tanzania. Recently, Global Aid Network (GAiN) provided a deep-capped water well to this community and the village…
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Proud of Their Water

In Benin, when visitors come to your village, you welcome them by offering a drink of water. The village of Wession Camp Peulh in Northern Benin had a problem with…
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The Time and Health for Education

The GAiN Tanzania team recently drilled a well in the village of Liugulu on the grounds of a secondary school where a number of students live during the school year.…
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Joy Below The Surface

When Wayne and his family decided that they wanted to support some charities, they were looking for organizations that would provide the most value for their money. They ended up…
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A Social Place

Women love to talk, that is a universally shared characteristic of women in community. It is certainly true of the women in the village of Chipunda in southern Tanzania. The…
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The Impact of a Donation

  Q&A With Salome, WFLI Benin Vision Trip Participant Salome from Germany recently participated in Global Aid Network (GAiN) Canada’s 2018 Benin Vision trip. Q: How did you first hear…
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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 of mud,…
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World Water Day: Time for Babies

To see the health a village, just look at the health of its children.  In African society, the lack of clean water places a large burden on women because they…
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Celebrating 1000 Wells in Benin

GAiN’s Water for Life Initiative has reached a new milestone – providing 1000 communities with access to safe water in Benin! This translates to approximately 1 million people who have…
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Celebrating True Wellness

The village of Kouorou, Benin suffered from a lack of water, depending on their only water source – the swamp. The contaminated water from the swamp caused frequent sickness, meaning…