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Stories from Santo Domingo: Food for the Hungry and Water for the Thirsty

With over a dozen completed projects in the Dominican Republic, our strategic partnership with Food for the Hungry is an essential part to bringing clean water to the Dominican people in the name of Jesus. Food for the Hungry upholds a holistic approach that is very similar to the one that is part of the core…

The Thin Spaces

By Karlee Mikkelson In June of 2016, I was introduced to the amazing work that Healing Waters does. I was being offered a freelance gig to film a project incredibly close to the hearts of the individuals behind Healing Waters. I was being offered my actual dream job just two weeks after graduating college. As much…

Stories from Santo Domingo: Digging the Miles

Every time I visit a new developing water project, I grow increasingly excited about the miraculous transformations that are taking place right in front of me. It seems like with each passing week, I have a new favorite story. This one, however, stands out above them all. Through our partnership with Food for The Hungry, two…

10 Facts About the Global Water Crisis

Healing Waters International is committed to helping end the Global Water Crisis by providing people with access to affordable, clean water. By knowing the facts behind the complex problem, you’re in a better position to rally alongside us in our efforts of helping make sure every human being has access to safe drinking water. An estimated…

Stories from Santo Domingo: When the Power Goes Out

Power outages and lack of running water are a part of life in Santo Domingo, which is more developed compared to the rest of the Dominican Republic. People here know how to continue on with their lives when everything else stops—something that is unthinkable to many Americans. This topic got brought up today while I was…

Empathy

What is empathy? Is it something we innately have or is it something that is learned? If you answered yes, you are correct. I think empathy is one of those things that lives somewhere inside our souls but often needs to be coaxed out and put in situations that tests it. Empathy is what allows us…

Stories From Santo Domingo: Getting Settled

Written by Megan Anthony from the field in The Dominican Republic Giving back to the community around me, and reaching out to those in need, has always been a very important cornerstone in my life. Whether tutoring at a local school or making care packages at a local organization, I have always been eager to be…

Our 2016 Annual Report

In 2016, we installed 66 new clean water projects and served 167,000 people clean water on a daily basis. Get an in-depth look at our impact by reading our 2016 Annual Report!

Madre

The following story was written by our Regional Health and Hygiene trainer in Chiapas, Mexico, following her stay in the village of Nuevo Paraíso, where our Mexico team installed a water purification system and launched our Children’s Health & Hygiene Education program, “Fearfully and Wonderfully Made.” Mother, Synonymous with Life Nuevo Paraíso, Chiapas. Place of commitment to…