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Few things are more satisfying than donating to a worthwhile charitable organization. When you contribute to an organization such as Healing Waters International, you help to bring safe drinking water to parts of the world where it isn’t readily available. While you’re doing good for thirsty people around the globe, you’re also doing well for yourself.…

What Is a Water Nonprofit?

An ad pops up on your social media account for a water-centered nonprofit organization, and you might wonder, “Why? What is the big deal about water, and why is there a need to raise money surrounding it? After all, water is everywhere.”  But water isn’t readily available to people living in impoverished companies. That can be…

world water day

This year’s World Water Day will be unlike any other we’ve ever experienced. The Coronavirus—also known as COVID-19—is spreading at an alarming rate. Safe water plus health & hygiene is more important than ever to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus and flatten the curve.  Each year we partner with 1040.com to provide safe water plus…

Running with a passion is an incredible thing, but for Eric Gudde, he’s also running on a mission. Gudde is committing his 40th birthday to a 40-mile, safe water run to raise awareness and funds for safe water through Healing Waters International. Gudde teaches technology, graphic design, and more at Frontenac High School in Frontenac, Kansas.…

clean water initiative

Over the past few months, we have shared the stories of many individuals whose lives have been transformed through safe water and the clean water initiative. We called this “One story at a time” because each person’s story is so valuable. I recently heard the story of Clara, from a desolate, impoverished community in one of…

Unclean Water

“Before the [Health & Hygiene] program, my family did not know about the bacteria in the water. We drank from the available faucets because the water looked clean. We didn’t know it was unsafe.” In the rural community of Punta de Palma, Guatemala near the Caribbean coast lives two women named Delmi and Paulina. Delmi and…

simple act of kindness

The name “Healing Waters” came from the very first project we ever did in the community of La Victoria, Dominican Republic in 2002. Our founders partnered with the local protestant church to provide a tangible tool of safe water to meet the physical and spiritual needs of their community. How a Simple Act of Kindness Changed…

clean water projects

We want to share with you a reflection from Walter Nonemaker, Director of Field Operations and Lead Engineer, on his last 9 years working with Healing Waters. Walter started his work as the Maintenance and Technology Manager at our field office in Guatemala and then become our Country Operations Manager. He reflects on his experiences…