Announcements (and recent updates)

12 Days of Christmas, The Christmas Special!
Nov
23

The Hack and Slash Christmas Special Supports Water Charity

The Hack and Slash Christmas Special is Baltimore’s most popular Christmas comedy event. This year’s show, entitled “12 Days of Christmas, The Christmas Special!”, promises music, comedy, and holiday cheer.  Visitors are encouraged to attend in their pajamas, leading to loads of fun. Tickets are now on sale for performances at the Chesapeake Arts Center (located in Northern Anne Arundel County, Maryland, just inside the Baltimore beltway) from December 5 through 20... + read more
Updated date: Sunday 23rd of November 2014
Dec
23

Conclusion of Water and Sanitation Project – Panama

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Meredith Butterton. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to rehabilitate the aqueduct system and build 22 pit latrines, but proceeded to exceed expectations. Meredith reports: After all of the work was done and numbers in, we officially built 30 pit latrines, 1 waterline crossing bridge, renovated the water tank, replaced all main water valves, renovated the water intake box,... + read more
Updated date: Wednesday 12th of November 2014
Rainwater Harvesting Project in Puebla, Mexico
Nov
01

Conclusion of San José Xacxamayo Rainwater Catchment System Project - Mexico

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Elena Neibaur.  To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to build 3 rainwater capture and storage systems and install 20 water filtration systems. Watch Elena’s great video about this project entitled Rainwater Harvesting Project in Puebla, Mexico : Elena reports: Prior to this project, the community had already adopted the use of rainwater harvesting (RWH) capture... + read more
Updated date: Wednesday 5th of November 2014
Conclusion of Cajolá Latrine Project – Guatemala
Oct
23

Conclusion of Cajolá Latrine Project – Guatemala

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Kathryn Lee. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to construct 20 pit latrines. Kathryn reports: The project has been completed by the families with the help of the experienced masonry workers. 20 latrines were built in accordance with the project plan. Water Charity funds were used to pay for the skilled labor and most of the materials. The participants were all graduates of... + read more
Updated date: Saturday 25th of October 2014
Conclusion of Mwatisi Secondary School Rainwater Catchment Project - Tanzania
Oct
03

Conclusion of Mwatisi Secondary School Rainwater Catchment Project - Tanzania

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Belle Archaphorn.  To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to build a rainwater catchment system at the school. Belle reports: This project has been completed.  Two rainwater catchment systems, consisting of gutters for collection and tanks for storage, were built. Clean, potable water can be scarce in many regions of Tanzania without proper disinfection.  At the... + read more
Updated date: Friday 17th of October 2014
Sep
17

Positive H2O Campaign for Water and Sanitation

Positive H2O (+H2O) is a movement for clean water that brings together a community of athletes, conservationists, non-profits and companies, which help to facilitate local solutions on a global scale. We promote a lifestyle that is healthy, conscious, creative and in harmony with the environment. Having clean oceans and access to clean drinking water and sanitation for people in need are at the top of Positive H2O's priorities. These are issues that affect us all. Water Charity is a... + read more
Updated date: Wednesday 15th of October 2014
Jun
22

Conclusion of Community Latrine Project – Panama

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Kathleen Fraser. To read about the beginning of this project, CLICK HERE. Kathleen reports: All 20 latrines were finished on time and it was a really positive learning experience for everyone. She went on to thank, on behalf of the latrine committee president and the entire community, all of those who contributed toward making this project a great success. The pictures demonstrate the great support and... + read more
Updated date: Tuesday 14th of October 2014
Jan
19

Ventilated Latrines for The Village Of Chuisac - Guatemala

We are proud to announce another exciting project by Water Charity. We feel strongly that this project exemplifies the way international assistance projects should be approached. While traveling in Guatemala, we had a fortuitous meeting with a Peace Corp volunteer, Katie McKenna. This energetic and enthusiastic young woman reinforced our commitment to follow a strategy of working closely with Peace Corps Volunteers in the field. We let her know that we would be interested in funding any water... + read more
Updated date: Monday 13th of October 2014
Katie M's Latrines - Program - Guatemala
Mar
07

Katie M's Latrines - Program - Guatemala

  In this section, we present a project of Peace Corps Volunteer Katie McKenna, serving in Chiusuc, Guatemala. The project was to build latrines for the entire town!  In all, 91 latrines were completed!
Updated date: Monday 13th of October 2014
Conclusion of Saraswati Primary Manoca Water Tank Project – Fiji
Feb
18

Conclusion of Saraswati Primary Manoca Water Tank Project – Fiji

This project has been completed under the able direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Keondra Bills. To see a description of this project, CLICK HERE. The project was to complete the installation of a 50,000 liter water tank at a primary school. The project had begun but was at a standstill because of the lack of funds to finish the project. The tank was installed and piping was completed, thus bringing a clean and consistent water supply to the Saraswati Primary School – Manoca. Our... + read more
Updated date: Sunday 12th of October 2014

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