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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

Charleston Walk for Water: It Takes an Army

Volunteers help with Water Mission's Walk for Water.
Volunteers help with Water Mission's Walk for Water.

On March 25, 2017, thousands of people will gather at the Walk for Water to go farther together. They will walk for a purpose: safe water. Coordinating an event of this size is no easy feat. So how does an organization put together an event of this size? Well, it takes an army. Every year hundreds of dedicated individuals come out to help us prepare by volunteering their time to make a difference. The act of giving up their time is more than just an opportunity to serve. It is an opportunity to transform lives forever. Read More

A Heart to Help

Water Mission Peru staff carry a generator into a community.
Water Mission Peru staff carry a generator into a community.

Randal and Marilyn Messick from Georgetown, Texas, are a couple with a tremendous heart for helping others. Randal is retired law enforcement, after serving as a State Trooper on the Texas-Mexico border. Marilyn was a hospice nurse and also served as a field nurse in Peru and across Africa in the 1980s. 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

Ahead of the SDG Curve: 16 Years of Safe, Sustainable Water Solutions

Solar panels in Mexico designed to be self cleaning.
Solar panels in Mexico designed to be self cleaning.

In 2000, the world was beginning to align itself with the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which established global targets in many areas, including water accessibility. At that time, Water Mission was just a vision unfolding in the minds of our co-founders, Dr. George and Molly Greene, on their return from Honduras following Hurricane Mitch. Once Water Mission was officially established as an engineering organization, water safety and sustainability were non-negotiable success standards. Read More

Donor Offers $100,000 Gift Match to Support Scotty’s Ride

Scotty Parker trains for his ride across America to raise money for safe water.
Scotty Parker trains for his ride across America to raise money for safe water.

Updated | Feb 28, 2017 Scotty Parker, a seventh grader from Hanahan, South Carolina, is on a mission to raise awareness of the 1.8 billion people around the world who lack access to safe water. Two years ago, he rode his bike across the state of South Carolina and raised over $70,000 to draw attention to the crisis and help bring safe water solutions to communities in Honduras. Now, Scotty is training for his biggest challenge yet: a coast-to-coast bike ride, from Santa Monica CA to Charleston SC, this summer. He will set out in June and return in August, with a personal goal ... Read More