At Water Mission, responding to disasters is an integral part of our work. In the initial days following a disaster, access to clean, safe water for drinking, hygiene, and sanitation is critical. Our ministry was born out of the need for safe water following the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch in Honduras in 1998. Since that initial response, Water Mission has continued to provide relief in the wake of natural disasters and humanitarian crises.
Water Mission was founded after George and Molly Greene recognized the need for safe water following Hurricane Mitch’s destruction in Honduras in 1998.
When the conflict in Ukraine began ... Read More
As Water Mission celebrates its 21st year as a nonprofit, we reflect on all those who use their time, talent, and treasure to serve communities worldwide.
As his team progressed on a safe water project in Lempira, Honduras, Jeison Nolasco received the news that his wife was going into labor. He dropped everything to be by her side.
“I directed the installation of the water pipes through video calls,” shared Jeison, a Water Mission project manager. “A few days later, we completed the system’s installation.”
Only family matters like this would pull Jeison away from his job providing clean, safe water and sharing ... Read More
Because of your prayerful generosity, nearly 1,200 people in Padre Cocha are experiencing the benefits of safe water and the Living Water message of Jesus Christ.
In partnership with other caring friends, Water Mission’s Peru team is finalizing its plans to transition Padre Cocha’s safe water solution to the community. By equipping the Safe Water Committee with the necessary water, sanitation, and hygiene training, Padre Cocha will soon independently manage its new system.
Nearly 1,200 people in Padre Cocha are celebrating the benefits of safe water.
“Thank you for training people in the community to be operators,” said Mariano Manuyama, a Padre Cocha ... Read More
Few people can understand the pain and suffering refugees experience when forced from their homes. Whether fleeing from violence, natural disasters, or other traumatic events, families leave their lives behind in search of safety.
The emotional burden is heavy, leaving mothers like Mary heartbroken and angry. She is a refugee from South Sudan, a nation that has endured years of violence and turmoil.
Safe water charity Water Mission meets physical needs by providing safe water and spiritual needs through sharing God’s love.
“I lost two of my children to the hopeless war,” Mary shared with our team. “I came to the [refugee] settlement ... Read More
Water Mission has been responding to the crisis in Ukraine since the conflict started in February. This August, we produced nearly 800,000 gallons (3 million liters) of safe water for impacted people in Ukraine. This milestone was only possible with support from generous friends like you.
Safe water systems in Mykolaiv are conveniently located at public access points, such as churches and healthcare facilities.
Shipments of emergency water treatment equipment and water purification supplies over the past several months have allowed the continuous flow of clean, safe water in multiple cities throughout Ukraine. We have installed 30 safe water systems in four ... Read More
How Reliable Access to Safe Water is Transforming Livelihoods in Chikola
Time is precious. With enough of it, people have the opportunity to achieve their dreams.
For Helena, a 16-year-old in Chikola, Tanzania, time was rarely on her side. Like many women and children around the world, Helena was responsible for walking long distances to fetch water for her family.
Every morning, she would spend two to three hours traveling from her home, standing in line, filling her jerry cans, and trekking back. This is time that could be spent receiving an education or chasing her dream of having a farm of her ... Read More