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Safe water for Hurricane-Ravaged Guatemala

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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Healing Waters’ 2020 Walk.Run.Bike.Virtual Event for #SafeWater

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…

clean water fundraising ideas

5 Clean Water Fundraising Ideas

Every year, 3.575 million people die as a direct result of diseases incurred from dirty and unsafe water, primarily diarrheal illnesses and disease. Unfortunately, most of those who succumb to illnesses stemming from unsafe water are children under the age of five, translating to nearly 60 percent (2.2 million) of those who die. That amounts…

effects of clean water

5 Effects of Clean Water

It is devastating to know that not everyone has access to clean, safe water. As a result, every year, 3.575 million people die due to complications of diseases related to drinking unclean, unsafe water. The theory that people can grow used to sewage-impacted water sources and gain immunity to the accompanying bacteria, viruses, and parasites…

can access to safe water diminish poverty

Can Access to Safe Water Diminish Poverty?

Access to safe water is a fundamental component of eliminating poverty because a lack of clean water and poverty are intricately intertwined. When you can’t access safe water, you can’t stay healthy, go to work, go to school, or grow your crops for safe consumption. This is the reality for 2.2 billion people in the world…

Global Safe Water Shortage Solutions

2 Global Safe Water Shortage Solutions

Every 21 seconds, a child dies of a water-related disease. How is it that those living in first-world and second-world countries can live their lives without having to question where they will get clean water from, while millions of others around the globe suffer with water shortages and limited or no access to safe, clean water?…

understanding 3rd world water treatment

Understanding 3rd World Water Treatment

Most of us don’t think twice about heading into the shower in the morning before work. We turn on the water and expect an abundance of clean water to rain down from the showerhead, nearly twenty gallons of it on average. Then we still have plenty of water left to flush the toilet, cook breakfast,…

ways to provide clean water

4 Ways to Provide Clean Water

3.575 million people die every year as a direct result of diseases incurred from dirty and unsafe water, primarily diarrheal illnesses and diesease. Most of those who succumb to illnesses stemming from unsafe water are children under the age of five, translating to nearly 60 percent (2.2 million) of those who die. When calculated, that amounts…