We salute Jacob Adoram Hendrickson for his courage, strength, persistence, and generosity! He has completed his journey across the Pacific Ocean to raise support for Water Mission. It is because of passionate third-party fundraisers like him that we can provide clean, safe water, sanitation, and hygiene solutions to rural communities and disaster areas. Below are some fast facts about his journey:
Jacob Adoram finishes his 336-day journey across the Pacific (all photos courtesy of @jacobadoram) WHO:Jacob is a former Air Force fighter pilot. In early June, he completed a 7,145-mile rowing journey across the ocean. He has set ... Read More
Want to know what it’s like to bring safe water, sanitation, and hygiene solutions to a country made up of thousands of islands in the Ring of Fire? We’ve interviewed Surya Sentosa Surbakti, operations manager at Water Mission Indonesia, about his work in the archipelago nation.
Read along and learn how you can support him and the rest of our Indonesia team!
Water Mission staff member conversing with a resident of SinbongkareOur Indonesia Program
Water Mission began work in Indonesia in 2005 in response to the devastating tsunami that struck in December 2004. Since then, Water Mission’s local staff have been assessing the ... Read More
While St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright may be best known for strikeouts and shutouts, Inside Chatter recently gave fans a glimpse into how he spends his time off the field. The story, originally published via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram on April 3, explored how Adam is dedicating his time and resources toward being a positive force for change around the world.
As a longtime supporter of Water Mission and an advocate for universal access to safe water, Adam is dedicated to helping provide this basic necessity to the 2.1 billion people who currently lack access worldwide.
“When you ... Read More
When tens of thousands of people fled violence and unrest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2013, Water Mission began implementing its first safe water projects serving refugee populations in neighboring Uganda. In partnership with UNICEF, we provided safe drinking water through solar-powered water treatment systems and piped distribution networks in Uganda’s refugee settlements.
Safe water in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement (2017)
Two years later, civil war in South Sudan drove an influx of refugees to Uganda. Water Mission and UNICEF responded immediately to meet the needs of hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese refugees.
It is the responsibility of the ... Read More
One of my favorite parts about working with Water Mission is having the opportunity to visit communities we serve around the world that are full of vibrant culture, welcoming families, and inspirational resilience. On top of that, I get to connect with incredible, generous partners, and I even have the chance to travel with them to see the safe water projects their partnerships have made possible.
Earlier this month, I traveled to Haiti with a few representatives from Big League Impact — a foundation committed to restoring hope and saving lives in the U.S. and globally. The organization and several ... Read More
Water Mission is poised to be a catalyst for change in the water sector.
We are now recognized globally for our expertise in solar-powered water pumping, remote monitoring, water treatment standards, pricing models, and community development. We’ve come a long way from our grassroots beginnings – what began with Dr. George and Molly Greene following the Lord’s call to start an engineering ministry has now served more than 3.6 million people worldwide with safe water solutions.
“[As we] continue raising standards, increasing the sustainability and quality of our project construction and design, we can’t operate in a vacuum in Charleston,” Executive Vice ... Read More