Category Archives : clean water
THANK YOU for giving clean water! July 27, 2021
Over the last few weeks, we’ve been focusing on clean water projects and the difference we can make together. Today, I’m pleased to share that we’ve raised over $36,000 to help make sure kids have access to safe drinking water – and more gifts continue to come in every day.
Unbearable Thirst July 1, 2021
Bridget is 14 years old and has 3 little sisters. Her father abandoned them, but her mother works hard to take care of her family. They live in one small room, which they rent. Bridget is a wonderful help to her mother. She makes the hour-long trip to the open well for the family’s daily supply of water, and often takes care of baby Brenda so that mom can go to work. Her family attends the local church and Bridget loves being a part of the singing, dancing, and drama group there, while her mother serves as an usher.
Every Sip is a Gamble June 18, 2021
Did you know that there are hundreds of children who are currently drinking dirty water? The numbers are staggering.
Before and After: The Difference a Water Filter Makes June 11, 2021
One of life’s simple pleasures is enjoying a cool, refreshing glass of water on a hot summer day. In Kenya, where 13-year-old Miriam lives, there is no shortage of hot days, but the fresh water is much harder to come by. But with the gift of a household water filter, Miriam can also enjoy safe drinking water, any time she wants… and what a difference that makes in her life!
Transform Lives through our Gift Catalog October 7, 2020
At 16 years old, Mercy is all too familiar with the problems caused by dirty water. Sometimes, she feels like her entire day is ruled by the search for water. Thankfully, the Childcare Worldwide Gift Catalog is here to help kids like Mercy, with gifts that transform lives.
Helping Hannah Escape Harassment June 5, 2020
For 15-year-old Hannah, the worst part of her day is the long walk to fetch water. Every day after school, she and her cousin set off carrying their empty water jugs. It takes almost an hour to reach the borehole, the closest water source to their home.