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Water Builds Health For Moms in Malawi

Safe water builds health for mothers and newborns in Malawi.
Safe water builds health for mothers and newborns in Malawi.

The Mchoka community’s health center is where the women of this small Malawian community come to deliver newborn babies. It’s hard to imagine what childbirth was like before the health center received flowing, safe water via taps into the birthing rooms. For these moms and their newborns in Malawi, safe water is building health. Read More

Healing Families, Loving Enemies: Mosul, Iraq

Tim works to implement a safe water solution Iraq.
Tim works to implement a safe water solution Iraq.

Over Christmas, Tim Darms, one of our Charleston engineers, traveled to Mosul, Iraq, with Samaritan’s Purse to implement a safe water treatment system to serve their mobile hospital. Safely back home, he took some time to write about his experience and the blessing of living out God’s calling to love both our friends and those who persecute us. Read More

Waiting in a Dry Land

Maasai Woman cares for livestock at her home in Enariboo, Kenya
Maasai Woman cares for livestock at her home in Enariboo, Kenya

The village of Enariboo, Kenya, is home to a Maasai community – traditionally nomadic hunter-gatherers who have settled down as agriculture became a staple form of income. With a long history of surviving in the midst of almost no material belongings, facing harsh environments and unique cultural practices like killing or living with wild lions, the Maasai are known for being warriors – strong, beautiful and loyal. Living in a Dry Land But the land they live on doesn’t match the people who live there. Enariboo lies 45 minutes from the nearest town by car. Driving the road to Enariboo leaves ... Read More

Bullying at the Borehole

Girl collects dirty water at hand pump.
Girl collects dirty water at hand pump.

When I woke up for my classes this morning, I brushed my teeth, took a hot shower, and made a cup of coffee as a “reward” for having spent the previous night studying for an exam. Even when classes are difficult, my morning routine is pretty easy. A few months ago, a young girl on the other side of the world woke up to get ready for her own classes. She began her daily routine by going to fetch water for her family from the borehole, although it would likely make them ill and weak. The queue at the borehole in ... Read More

My Time in Haiti | Responding to Hurricane Matthew

Water Mission Haiti responds to Hurricane Matthew.
Water Mission Haiti responds to Hurricane Matthew.

Craig Williams, Strategic Partners Manager and Emergency Response Coordinator for Water Mission, traveled to Haiti to help lead the post-Hurricane Matthew disaster response action plan. During his 2.5 weeks working in the devastated region, he took note of the most memorable, heart-wrenching, and triumphant moments that took place on his trip. Read More