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Our Mission

We’re on a mission to end the global water crisis. We build holistic clean water solutions and spread God’s love in at-risk communities around the world, empowering people not just to survive, but to thrive – physically, socially and spiritually.

Our Values

Jesus-Inspired

We are believers in Jesus and are committed to honor him in all we do and respond to his call to serve the poor and the suffering by bringing transformation where there is sickness, brokenness and division. 

Sustainability

We are committed to developing projects and solutions that are sustainable in all aspects of ongoing operations. We will partner with local, in-country organizations as much as possible to ensure that projects are technically and culturally appropriate and will be sustainable over time. 

Unity

We commit to follow Jesus’ command to be peacemakers and to work to fulfill his prayer that his followers be united as one. We wish to foster reconciliation within the church and to create unity in spirit by encouraging followers of Jesus to focus on what they have in common in their faith rather than those things on which they disagree.

Integrity

We commit to doing all we do with the utmost integrity. We expect and demand integrity from everyone associated with our work, from our employees and board members to our ministry partners. We want everyone with whom we work to know that they can trust us. We will do what we say we’re going to do and won’t make promises unless we believe that we can keep them.

Accessibility

We commit to delivering projects and solutions that are economically accessible to as many people as possible in the communities which we serve. We will provide equal access to all in the community regardless of race, beliefs, tribe, social status or any other classification. Just as Christ ministered to all people without discrimination, so will we. 

Accountability

We commit to being accountable to both God and man for the resources with which we are entrusted. We are accountable to both our donors and our partners with whom we work and strive to be transparent in all we do. We adhere to the highest industry standards by employing accepted accounting principles and regular external audits. We endeavor to keep our administrative and fundraising costs as low as possible while simultaneously providing adequate support for our mission-critical objectives. We strive to communicate with our donors through timely and consistent updates on how their funds are being used. 

Our Team

Headquarters

John Correa

VP of Operations

Mark Nawrocki

Director of Development

Deborah Bensen

Director of Marketing & Media

Walter Nonemaker

Director of Field Operations & Lead Engineer

Kendra Jarrell

Director of Health & Hygiene Program

Linda McCollester

Donor Services & Administration

Irene Wilson

Production Manager & Engineer

Hana Lokey

Program Manager

Sam Chappell

Supply Chain Manager

In the Field

Sebastian Ovando

Country Director - Mexico

Wesly C. Hippolyte

Country Director - Haiti

Iris Callejas

Health & Hygiene Coordinator - Guatemala

Brenda Sucup

Health & Hygiene Trainer - Guatemala

Marlon Pineda

Water System Technician - Guatemala

Lili Chacón

Administrative Assistant

Isaura Ovando Ocaña

Health & Hygiene Coordinator - Mexico

Leticia Sarat de Acajabón

Americas Acct Mgr / Guatemala Mgr

Jorge Gonzalez

Project Implementation Consultant

Ivan Mazariegos

Trainer & Project Coordinator - Mexico

James Charles Sejourne

Trainer & Project Coordinator - HT

Marissa Rojas

Health & Hygiene Trainer - Mexico

Raphael Paul

Logistics Support Assistant - HT

Gary Yvelt Jean Philippe

Water System Installation & Maintenance Technician - HT

Kevin Matos

Water System Installation & Maintenance Technician - DR

Priscilla Ramirez

Accountant/Health & Hygiene Trainer - DR

Rocío Pérez

Health & Hygiene Trainer - Mexico

Board of Directors

Mark Wentzien, Chairman

President, Strong Refuge 

Rob Anthony

Chief Executive Officer, Healing Waters 

Dwayne Cooper

Global Account Manager, Parametric Technology Corp. 

Ken Timboe, Treasurer

Bank Examiner, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 

Dan McGrath

President Technology Management, Inc. 

Danielle Patridge

H.E.L.P. Coordinator – USA at Asian Hope 

Brian Ellis

Senior Vice President & General Manager – Cardinal Health, Inc.

Kirk Elliott

Corporate Partners

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