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Dear friends of Healing Waters International, Hurricane Irma and the earthquake off the coast of southern Mexico occurred near where Healing Waters International has ongoing water project operations and local in-country staff and offices. Hurricane Irma passed by the northern coasts of both the Dominican Republic and Haiti. We’re thankful that all of our country staff and…

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…

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…

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…

Healing Waters is blessed to partner with Jibu, L3C, and their micro-enterprise model in bringing safe water solutions to thousands in Uganda and Rwanda.  Fifteen, high production, solar-powered systems have been shipped with nine more to follow.  We can’t wait to see what happens when the projects are mobilized in these African nations!

Located on Lake George in Western Uganda, the small community of Nyakera has not had the opportunity to reach its full potential, one full of so many rich resources, because of one simple fact: Over 100 Years of No Clean Water. Sustainable Missions Inc. (SMI) and the Nyakera Gospel Center have joined with Healing Waters to help this…

Ministering in the developing world, we frequently face challenges surrounding ownership and accountability for the projects we provide. As stewards of God’s resources, can we determine the level of “skin in the game” of a potential ministry partner? Not always. When we can, it’s a true blessing. Lluvias de Gracia Church sits in the heart of…

A great darkness has fallen over West Africa. Mainstream media doesn’t hesitate to allude to the depth of that darkness and they aren’t exaggerating in this case. The darkness is vast and deep for our brothers and sisters in that section of our world. To date there have been over 3,000 deaths reported, primarily in…