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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…

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…

In Mexico, there is generally high coverage of water access across the country, but most people doubt the quality of water coming out of their pipes. They know there are many places along the way that can bring contamination so people often buy bottled drinking water, even if they have running taps in their homes.…

“How do you select where you’re going to put a clean water project?” I got this question the other day when I was talking with a guest who was visiting our office and checking out our water purification systems. After taking a few seconds to think about it, I got to share with her how every…

Last week, I got to travel with an awesome group of people and visit our clean water projects in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. This was my first trip since joining the team at Healing Waters International so it meant I was actually interacting with our technology in the field for the first time. Here…

By Jessie Matteson, Owner of Jessie Nichole Photography  Sometimes I get overwhelmed with the opportunities that have landed in my lap. I feel so undeserving and so inadequate. There is a lot of noise out there about being grateful for opportunities and having a positive mindset about new challenges. But if there is a very real situation troubling…

What can you do with one billion liters of clean, safe water? That’s how many liters you, the supporters, donors, volunteers and partners of Healing Waters International have helped deliver in the first 15 years of the life of this organization! On February 15 we are celebrating our 15th birthday and it’s all thanks to…

When I have the opportunity to travel to the field, I get excited about seeing new installations and meeting with people who will receive safe water for the first time in their community. On my most recent trip, I was caught up in the anticipation as we set up for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the inauguration of…

I’m so excited to join the HWI team! It’s been a strange, windy road getting here but the team and my role feel like a perfect fit. Allow me to introduce myself and how I got here: I have been passionate about international development and poverty alleviation since high school. I went to Georgia Tech and studied…