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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, SC, is on a mission to raise awareness about the global water crisis (1.8 billion people around the world lack access to safe water).  He first learned about the crisis at age seven in his Sunday school class. As a result, on his eighth birthday, he collected donations instead of gifts and sent the funds to Water Mission. Two years ago, Scotty rode his bike across the state of South Carolina to continue to raise awareness and funds. His enthusiasm and fundraising efforts surprised everyone when he generated over $70,000 that was ... Read More

Go Farther in 2017

A woman in Malawi walks for water.
A woman in Malawi walks for water.

Every year people make New Year’s resolutions to change their lives for the better. They make plans and promises, recruit accountability partners, and psych themselves up for the challenge of changing. Read More

Our 2016 Impact on the Global Water Shortage

Water Mission Co-Founder Molly Greene celebrates the new safe water solution in Enariboo, Kenya.
Water Mission Co-Founder Molly Greene celebrates the new safe water solution in Enariboo, Kenya.

Water Mission celebrated our 15th anniversary in 2016, one of many milestones achieved this year by trusting God’s will to work through our safe water charity. As I reflect on this past year – let alone the past 15! – my heart rejoices in the nearly 184,000 individuals who received access to clean, safe water in the last twelve months.  Read More