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  • A report on our We Stopped Cholera kickoff Celebration Posted last year
    On Friday evening, some 300 people turned out to see Clay Jenkinson as Meriwether Lewis. (and Seaman the Newfie!) In addition to a fabulous performance (we will have him back!), Clay indicated he wants to support Friendly Water for the World even more, noting that we are "a global expression ...
  • Kasaana People Living With HIV Posted last year
     Kids were taken out of school to walk up to 5.5 kilometers each day, twice a day, to fetch dirty water for their sick parents. Research has shown that, with consistent access to clean water, the life expectancy of a person living with HIV can be extended from 5-8 years. ...
  • We Stopped Cholera Press Release Posted last year
      In Goma, a city of a million people in eastern Congo-DRC, with 600,000 refugees ringing the city, there is not a drop of clean water. Since January 2015, there have been more than 100,000 documented cases of cholera, with over 2,000 deaths. Overall, in the past three years, there ...
  • THIS is What Success Looks Like – NOTHING HAPPENS Posted last year
    There – when “nothing happens”, it is often a revelation. While surrounding communities are experiencing disease and even death, when “nothing happens” in the community because of a health intervention, there is much rejoicing. There is even more rejoicing, and a feeling of great pride, when not only are ...
  • Report from the Kahororo, Congo project - Two years in background Posted last year
    He chose the village of Kahororo, in a low-lying area halfway between Uvira, Congo, and Bujumbura, Burundi. It is a Batwa/Pygmy village – really a reservation. The Batwa/Pygmy people are a highly oppressed minority, rather like American Indians, making up less than 1% of the total population, who were ...
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Recent Posts

  • "I NOW CONDUCT MY LIFE LIKE A NORMAL PERSON!" Posted last year
    A combination of malnutrition, lack of health care access, and, above all, lack of access to clean water, means that the camp is full of orphans, while at the same time mortality rates among children under five is extremely high. In late 2014, Friendly Water for the World Medical Officer ...
  • Report from the Kahororo, Congo project - Two years in background Posted last year
    He chose the village of Kahororo, in a low-lying area halfway between Uvira, Congo, and Bujumbura, Burundi. It is a Batwa/Pygmy village – really a reservation. The Batwa/Pygmy people are a highly oppressed minority, rather like American Indians, making up less than 1% of the total population, who were ...
  • Kasaana People Living With HIV Posted last year
     Kids were taken out of school to walk up to 5.5 kilometers each day, twice a day, to fetch dirty water for their sick parents. Research has shown that, with consistent access to clean water, the life expectancy of a person living with HIV can be extended from 5-8 years. ...
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