Author Archive | Helen

Education, social equality and WATER!

Fighting water poverty doesn’t just change lives, it transforms them. Access to clean water affects more than just health and physical wellbeing. The time it takes to find and collect water takes valuable hours out of the day – and it’s the women and children who this impacts most. A safe local water source gives […]

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Come and Sing With Bob Chilcott 2017

On 29th April 2017, we hosted our 3rd Come and Sing with Bob Chilcott event. It was a packed house as over 150 singers joined us at the Godolphin School in Salisbury. Under the direction of Bob Chilcott, and accompanied by Sam Hansen, we spent an enjoyable day learning Bob’s Gloria and ‘To Every Thing […]

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Rainwater Harvesting

When building a new well, we prefer to drill boreholes. Boreholes reach down below the water table to aquifers – layers of water-bearing rock where water can be extracted. Drilling far away from surface pollutants means there is little risk of contamination and obviously the water doesn’t dry up depending on the seasons. When the […]

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World Water Day – 22nd March 2017

World Water day is an annual celebration held on 22nd March, established by the United Nations in order to raise awareness on the importance of freshwater and sustainable management of freshwater resources. Each World Water Day has a specific theme, and this year’s theme is ‘Wastewater’

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Well Repairs: Kuyelingo, Yikine, Akundo, Dua Market (Ghana)

Background This project covered the repairs of water supplies in 4 villages in the Bongo Region, Ghana. The villages had existing boreholes, but the pumps had failed and the villagers did not have the resources to repair them. The villagers were therefore completely reliant upon surface water of pools and unprotected streams, which resulted in […]

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We’re Proud to be Supporting The Global Goals

In 2015, 193 World leaders met and committed to 17 Global Goals to transform the world by 2030. But we must all play a part. We will only see leaders taking action if we make some noise and spread the word about these goals. So let’s take action and speak out! http://www.globalgoals.org/tell-everyone/ Pick a goal […]

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Fun Runs 2017

Sponsored runs are a fantastic way of raising funds for Living Water Africa. They are fun, and a great way for keeping fit too. Supporters have been running for us for a few years now, and we’d love it if you could help us in this way. We’ve provided a selection of runs that are taking place all […]

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The ‘One’ Campaign needs your support!

The ‘One’ Campaign works with political leaders to raise awareness, and takes action to combat poverty and disease, particularly in Africa. They have launched a petition to put pressure upon the European Union to keep its commitments on providing foreign aid to the world’s poorest countries. With the European elections looming this week, the issue […]

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Fun Runs 2014

Sponsored runs are a fantastic way of raising funds for Living Water Africa. They are fun, and a great way for keeping fit too. Supporters have been running for us for a few years now, and we’d love it if you could help us in this way. We’ve provided a selection of runs that are taking place all […]

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