Field Stories

  • Simple Act of Kindness

    The name “Healing Waters” came from the very first project we ever did in the community of La Victoria, Dominican…

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  • A Story of Hope and Impact

    In a small, remote community in Guatemala, twelve-year-old Theresa lives among her relatives and neighbors in Barrio Nevago, an indigenous…

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  • How We Respond When Disaster Strikes

    Healing Waters International was never designed to be a disaster relief organization. Rather, we focus on long-term, sustainable solutions that…

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  • Making Their Names Great: Looking for the Helpers in 2019

    One of my favorite quotes ever is by the ever-hopeful and inspiring Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. The quote…

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  • Making Their Names Great: Merce

    Occasionally, you meet people who—without knowing it—completely change your perspective and help you reevaluate your purpose. This summer, I met…

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  • Nothing is Scarier than Unsafe Water

    I have always been fascinated by water because of its vast characteristics and roles in the world. Water, in its…

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  • Jesus Meets Physical AND Spiritual Needs

    Growing up in Mexico as a missionary kid, I saw a lot of injustice in plain sight: villages of people…

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  • Making Their Name Great: Reframing the Way We Look at Fame

    I went on a trip to the Dominican Republic at the beginning of the summer as part of my internship.…

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  • Hope Amidst the Ashes

    Healing Waters International strives to provide long-term, sustainable water purification systems to help communities in the developing world have water…

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  • Clearer on the Other Slide

    “Which of these bottles of water is dirty?” asks Jose, the health & hygiene teacher in the rural community of…

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