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The Eglise de Dieu en Christ de la nouvelle Alliance church of 400 people located in Tabarre, Haiti has been providing clean water to its community for almost three years now. We sat down with Wilner Sejousana, the water store operator, and Nadine Louis Pierre Saby, to hear from them about how safe water is…

We had the privilege of being accompanied by our good friend D’Anne Maddox, Director of Marketing at 1040.com, on a recent trip to visit sites in Guatemala. 1040 has blown us away with their kindness and generosity and if you ever have the chance to meet D’Anne, you will immediately understand that their company is made…

We recently read an article about a place near to our hearts. Guatemala is one of four Healing Waters staffed countries and a place that we have grown to love. The reality is that the drought in Guatemala is very real and has a drastic impact on the lives of its inhabitants. “It is estimated that…

We are thrilled to announce that after only 4 months of operations, the water store in Jocotán, Guatemala has already surpassed all expectations and is filling approximately 100 jugs each day! In fact, the demand for water is so high that they have already maxed out their system capacity and used some of the store…

Every year water-related diseases affect more than 1.5 billion people (WHO & UNICEF JMP 2015). While access to clean water can help lower these disease rates in developing communities, the truth is that clean water alone is not enough. Without community health and hygiene education, the impact of safe water is limited. It is estimated that…

Let’s say you show up in Sierra Leone and meet Joseph, a hard-working kid who just graduated high school with high marks. He desperately wants to go to college, but his options are limited. There are no academic scholarships, no student loans. Right now he’s working for $1.50/day, if lucky saving $1/week, so if he…

If you have Arachnophobia—the kind where mentioning spiders may cause you to have a panic attack—you might want to skip this post. So my first night in Sierra Leone, I’m brushing my teeth with bottled water, getting ready for bed. I glance up on the wall and almost had a panic attack of my own. The biggest…

Our friends at Jibu were featured in an article on The Guardian‘s website about the work they are doing in Africa to create entrepreneurship opportunities that will make clean water much more affordable and accessible in Uganda, Rwanda and many other countries.  Jibu uses Healing Water’s as its sole provider of water filtration systems, using…

“To educate girls is to reduce poverty.”- Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General We couldn’t agree more with Kofi Annan. Yet there are so many factors that can keep a girl in a developing country out of school and trapped in a cycle of poverty.  And dirty water happens to be one of the biggest! Girls under the…