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
Water is vital for life. Our continents are surrounded by water, yet throughout the world, more than 2 billion people lack access to clean, safe water for drinking, cooking, washing, and other needs. The global water crisis is critical and many groups, including Water Mission and REAL-Water, are joining together to address this need.
Last week, Water Mission’s Senior Director of Program Development, Lara Lambert, had the opportunity to present on behalf of Water Mission and REAL-Water at the All Systems Connect 2023 International Symposium. This unique opportunity showcased Water Mission’s research and learning around integrating climate resilience and systems strengthening ... 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
“Whoever believes in me, as the scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”—John 7:38
Something exciting is happening in Kiminini, and it is changing lives for eternity.
As part of Water Mission’s Living Water program, nearly 30 church leaders in Kiminini, Kenya, are receiving biblical training and meeting regularly to study, fast, and pray. In a community riddled with false teaching and relational division, this program has helped build unity across denominations, encouraging churches to care for their community together.
Very few pastors in this community have had any prior theological training. This has led to misinterpretations ... Read More