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Tag Archives : Water

Joan’s Battle with Malaria July 30, 2021

Joan’s Battle with Malaria

In Baringo, Kenya malaria is all too common. There’s not a family untouched by the disease, and 13-year-old Joan is no exception.

Many of the people Joan knows have suffered from malaria, and in her short life she’s already battled the disease herself multiple times. It’s so common that the health clinic in Joan’s town doesn’t even bother to double check with a test. If someone comes in with malaria symptoms, they get treated for malaria regardless.

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THANK YOU for giving clean water! July 27, 2021

THANK YOU for giving clean water!

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.

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Unbearable Thirst July 1, 2021

Unbearable Thirst

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.

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Every Sip is a Gamble June 18, 2021

Every Sip is a Gamble

Did you know that there are hundreds of children who are currently drinking dirty water? The numbers are staggering.

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