World Water Day: United For Clean Water In Uganda
This year we have big goals for our World Water Day campaign with our partner, The Adventure Project (TAP). Our goal is to provide 5,750 people in Uganda with access to clean water by restoring 23 wells, while also creating jobs for 46 people. Through this campaign, we will match the first $37,680 raised in order to reach TAP's goal of $75,360 to expand upon our first project with them last year. Join us and make an impact this World Water Day!
The Issue We Face:
1 out of every 3 wells are broken in Africa. That's a shocking, and honestly, discouraging stat. Imagine the joy of once having clean water in your village, but now you are trudging back to a river and stream, drinking water that will likely make you and your children sick. This is the reality for 50,000 communities in Africa. Most wells break within the first few years because there are no spare parts, tools or mechanics nearby.
The issues of sustainability and community empowerment hit at the core values of us and TAP. That's why the story of Diana Keesiga, a water engineer from Uganda, is so compelling to us.
When Diana was young, the well in her village broke and no one knew how to fix it; she remembers watching her father and the other men in the village scratching their heads. At that moment, Diana knew that she would dedicate her life to solving this problem for millions of people like herself. After graduating from the best university in Uganda, she began training men and women in western Uganda to restore broken well and become well mechanics.
Last year, we came alongside TAP and Diana in one community to rebuild a well. In honor of World Water Day, we want to come alongside them again and help impact 23 communities, helping to provide a sustainable source of clean water for 5,750 people for years to come.
How You Can Help:
We have a pretty ambitious goal to raise $37,680 in one week. So we need everyone to help us make this possible. Join us:
Give: Any amount will help us towards our goal, here's the impact of your gift:
- $20 helps one person gain access to clean water.
- $100 helps a whole family.
- $1,500 helps an entire community-- with the match!
Help get the word out: Tell all your friends and family via Twitter, Facebook, Email and Phone about this campaign and why they should join you in giving to this for World Water Day! Remember to tag us and The Adventure Project: @onedayswages & @Ad_VenturePro
World Water Day: United For Clean Water In Uganda Progress
Raised So Far
Donations to this Fund
|Becky Straw||$100.00||Dedicating this to a certain "someone" who had a birthday today. You are loved.||04.30.2014|
|Erin Sullivan||$100.00||Finish line in sight!!||04.30.2014|
|chelsey goodnight||$100.00||Keep up the great work and keep finding work for others!||04.30.2014|
|Samantha Smith||$100.00||Rock on Adventure Project and Becky! You guys are doing great things!||04.30.2014|
|Nuno Gomes||$175.00||Thanks ODW to support amazing projects, Uganda people we love you.||04.04.2014|
|Lori Lynn||$20.00||What better way to celebrate my birthday?||04.02.2014|
|Maria Atkinson||$20.00||Together we can end the global water crisis! Keep up the good work!||04.02.2014|
|Misty Siadak||$50.00||I'm donating in honor of my brother in laws birthday.||03.28.2014|
|Anonymous||$50.00||May God be with you...||03.24.2014|
|Christian DE NEEF||$100.00||Keep up the good work, Becky! #WorldWaterDay||03.23.2014|
|Kristin Collins||$25.00||Wish it could be more! Love The Adventure Project.||03.22.2014|
|Jonathan Stegall||$200.00||Love both of your organizations!||03.22.2014|
|Cynthia Sherman||$50.00||Glad for the good work you are doing!||03.22.2014|
|Philip Keeton||$100.00||So grateful for everyone involved in this!||03.22.2014|
|Peggy Gower||$50.00||Birthday gift for Josi||03.22.2014|
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