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Ways To Provide Clean Water

Clean water is a human right. So how is it that, according to UNICEF, 2.2 billion people worldwide still don’t have access to safe drinking water, causing a newborn to die every minute and a child under five to die every 12 seconds? To give perspective to 2.2 billion people, consider that there are currently 7.8…

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Water & Wellness in Mexico

Living in poverty is discouraging, but even more difficult when you have a sick child. Rogelia is a single mother of four in Oaxaca, Mexico. One of her daughters, Jolet, suffers from a chronic medical condition and will need medication all her life. Jolet was born with congenital hypothyroidism, a severe thyroid condition that can impair neurological…

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Announcing: PMD Beauty’s Sponsorship of HWI’s Health & Hygiene Trainings Worldwide!

PMD Beauty knows that safe water and Health & Hygiene education is critical to keeping a vulnerable community healthy. We are honored to announce that PMD Beauty is partnering with Healing Waters to sponsor Health & Hygiene training around the world. In celebration of #WorldWaterDay, we are kicking off this strategic sponsorship by bringing safe water and health & hygiene education to…

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How to Define Clean Water

Clean water is a human right. If we believe that’s true, how is it that one out of every three people worldwide is still unable to access clean water? Is there water that’s clean enough for some groups of people but not for others? And what exactly is “clean” water? We will examine the answers…

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Water Nonprofit: Our Mission at Healing Waters

Our mission at Healing Waters International is to end the global water crisis; it’s why we exist. The Healing Waters team keeps our mission at the forefront so we can stay on track. It is the heart of all we do, and the decisions we make as an organization are filtered through it. Fulfilling the Mission…

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Why Do Communities Need Clean Water?

Imagine how different life would be without accessible clean water. It’s unfathomable. The activities we take for granted in developed countries like washing our bodies and having running clean water in our homes, utilizing indoor plumbing, and drinking clean water wouldn’t be possible — ever. Yet this is the reality of life for 2.2 billion…

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Emergency Relief for Hurricane-Ravaged Guatemala

Healing Waters International teams were rapid responders and brought emergency relief to communities in Guatemala after devastating hurricanes Hurricane Iota and Eta struck in recent months.  Two Hurricanes Strike Guatemala Back-to-Back Hurricane Eta made landfall in November as a Category 4 hurricane, causing deadly landslides that killed more than 50 people. Only two weeks later,…

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Why 2020 May Be the Best Year to Give A Charitable Donation

There’s no dispute that 2020 has been an incredibly difficult year, whether for health reasons, the mental and emotional toll of limited social interaction, or the financial fallout of the coronavirus. However, there is a silver lining—as millions of Americans reach out to help one another through charitable giving, it’s clear that what holds us together…

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Moving for Safe Water

This October, people around the country joined in Healing Water’s First Annual Virtual Walk.Run.Ride Event to raise awareness and funding for safe water solutions and health & hygiene education for under-served communities in developing countries. By walking, running, or riding anywhere/anytime across the U.S. along with friends, family, and co-workers, they showed compassion for those…