It has been more than a year since Russia invaded Ukraine. Cities have been destroyed, families have been torn apart, and millions of people have fled the country to seek refuge elsewhere. With unrelenting conflict, life is uncertain for those who have stayed. But in the communities where Water Mission is working, one thing residents can count on is safe water.
Every day an estimated 73,000 Ukrainians have access to safe water thanks to Water Mission’s ongoing disaster response efforts. We remain steadfast in our efforts to build hope and health by providing safe water in Ukraine.
Recognizing the great need ... Read More
Although it’s been more than two months since deadly earthquakes struck Turkey, more than 3 million people remain homeless and unsure of their future. Among them is Melek, a mother and aunt who is doing her best to care for her family in this desperate situation.
Fearing for their safety, Melek, and her nieces and nephew left their home in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey, shortly after the earthquakes. Like thousands of other people affected, they now live in a small tent in a camp for internally displaced people (IDPs). In a matter of minutes, Melek and others lost everything, including daily necessities ... Read More
Mothers around the globe dream of raising healthy children but trying to do so without access to safe water is challenging. Contaminated water sources cause water-related illnesses that take the lives of more than 800,000 people each year, with children under age five among the most vulnerable.
In Marumba, Tanzania, many mothers like Asella understand this struggle. Asella spent much of her life walking long distances to collect water, yet the only water available was unsafe. Her children were often too sick to go to school. As a parent also caring for her aging parents, it was hard for Asella to ... Read More
“Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.” —Proverbs 16:3
When back-to-back Hurricanes Eta and Iota flooded the community of Campos Las Flores, Honduras, spreading toxins and waste into the local water source, Water Mission was there to help. Thanks to generous supporters like you, our team installed an emergency water treatment system and got safe water flowing quickly. When the worst had passed, we started looking at long-term needs.
In partnership with GOAL and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Water Mission considered the potential for future flooding. We designed and installed a safe water solution ... Read More
“The earth is the Lord‘s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein…”— Psalm 24:1
The Earth is one of our greatest gifts, yet likely one thing we often take for granted. As we recognize Earth Day 2023, we are challenged to “act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably),” considering our part in stewarding this important resource.
At Water Mission, our mission is to honor God by developing, implementing, and sharing best-in-class safe water solutions that transform as many lives as possible, as quickly as possible. Solar-powered pumping is one way we can serve our global neighbors ... Read More
More than 5,000 people gathered at Riverfront Park in North Charleston, SC, on Saturday, March 25, 2023, for the 17th Annual Walk for Water. Together, they walked three miles and raised more than $500,000 to help fight the global water crisis. The funds raised will provide 10,000 people with access to safe water.
A parade of participants of all ages walked a three-mile route, raising funds so that people in developing countries, refugee camps, and disaster areas can have safe water.
Throughout the world, millions of women and children walk for hours every day to collect water that is often contaminated and makes their families ... Read More