Announcements

Sep
01

Projects with Global Water

We are finalizing plans to work with Global Water, an organization with extensive experience with water and sanitation projects in Guatemala, other Central American countries, and Africa. Following our strategy to “get things done now”, we are funding projects that Global Water has put together for implementation, using their network of NGOs established through years of projects together. If we can provide the last dollars needed to implement a project that would otherwise sit on the... + read more
Sep
01

Appropriate Technologies Resource Center

We are creating an Appropriate Technologies Resource Center. This will be a repository for references relating to the implementation of appropriate technologies in water and sanitation in developing areas. Most of the solutions are low-tech. They are simple to implement, based on skills which are easy to learn and teach, and utilize low-cost easily-obtainable materials. We are accumulating a library, with resources in every medium, which will provide the basis for learning and teaching... + read more
Sep
01

Projects With the Peace Corps

We work in close contact with the Peace Corps in Bolivia. Through their administration, we strive to get funds to Volunteers in the field, as quickly as possible, to aid in their water and sanitation projects. The Peace Corps operates under the premise that they are there to provide manpower, education, and training, not money. Sustainability can only be achieved through helping and teaching. Their projects are generally implemented at a very low cost, and are designed for great impact... + read more
Aug
12

Water, Other Fluids, and Fatal Coronary Heart Disease

The Adventist Health Study Jacqueline Chan1,2, Synnove F. Knutsen1,3, Glen G. Blix2, Jerry W. Lee2 and Gary E. Fraser1,3 1 Adventist Health Studies, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. 2 Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. 3 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. Whole blood viscosity, plasma viscosity, hematocrit, and... + read more
Aug
12

2008 World Water Week in Stockholm

"Progress and Prospects on Water: For a Clean and Healthy World" The 2008 World Water Week in Stockholm is now making its Second Announcement and Call for Registration. The World Water Week in Stockholm is the leading annual global meeting place for capacity-building, partnership-building and follow-up on the implementation of international processes and programmes in water and development. The theme of the week is Progress and Prospects on Water: For a Clean and Healthy World with... + read more
Jul
10

Turbulent Waters

MSN Health... + read more
Jul
07

Water Charity and Local Partners

The Approach Water Charity operates by forging partnerships with local organizations in the countries, cities, and communities in which we operate. Each situation we encounter is unique to the culture of the location and the needs of the people. We respect the knowledge of the community in determining the hierarchy of needs, and the best solutions for their problems. Local participation assures that the projects have support, and will be maintained into the future, as the local... + read more
Jul
07

Water Charity Articles

Here you will find articles relating to Water Charity, our thoughts and our work. We begin with an article that appeared recently in the Wall Street Journal, featuring our Director and President Dr. Jacqueline Chan. The article is entitled Studies Lead You to Water, But How Much to Drink?. We include for your reference an abstract of Dr. Chan's study which appeared in the American Journal of Epidemiology entitled Water, Other Fluids, and Fatal Coronary Heart Disease. We next... + read more
Jul
07

The Problem

Worldwide disease is one of the most important issues of our time. Every nation, and every person, has the obligation of addressing disease in an effort toward reducing the suffering of humanity. Water, sanitation and hygiene are all intimately related to the level of disease in developing countries, and thus must be given full attention in every broad charitable endeavor. Diseases related to water include those due to micro-organisms and chemicals in drinking water. Other diseases are... + read more
Jul
07

Solutions

The technical solutions presently exist for the world to take immediate action to drastically improve the plight of people and communities that are without adequate water and sanitation. The ability to impact on the problem of lack of safe water supply is basically about money. With adequate funding, the problem can be resolved. There exist many organizations, profitmaking, nonprofit, and governmental alike, with the ability to have an effect on the problem. An organization can just... + read more

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