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Compassionate Adventure Ecuador- Episode 3 - The Act of Compassion : Clean Water Project

A Billboard That Condenses Water From Humidity

At the edge of the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on earth, Lima, Peru, receives almost no rainfall. About 700,000 people have no access to clean water for drinking or bathing. Another 600,000 of the city's 7.5 million residents rely on cisterns for their water, which must be filled by …


A Tidal Wave of Change

February 5, 2013

What sound does a penny jar make in the hands of a student leader? What about three hundred young leaders?That’s right… it’s the …


Sustainable Earth: Water

Clean water is essential for life, but most people in the developed world don't think much about the water they use for drinking, food preparation, and sanitation. In developing nations, however, the search for safe drinking water can be a daily crisis. Millions of people die each year, most of …


Spence-Man We Walk 4Water

Gender - Gender and water, sanitation and hygiene(WASH)

Gender and water, sanitation and hygiene(WASH)

Throughout Africa women and girls are the main providers of household water supply and sanitation, and …


Enough is not enough

It must also be clean

IF WATER has the capacity to enhance life, its absence has the capacity to make it miserable. David Gray, a water practitioner …

The City

Team Change

May 28, 2013

What do you do when you want to join a Free The Children group in your school but you would be the ONLY boy? Well in Tyler’s case you …


Clean Hands & Clean Water in Gulahuayco

June 28, 2012

It is well known that clean hands are the most effective way to prevent the spread of many communicable diseases like measles, …


Wishing well

More people are getting improved access to drinking water

THE glass is more than half full: according to the World Health Organisation, some 5.9 …

UK News

East Africa drought ‘the most severe humanitarian emergency in the world’ | Toronto Star

Some watch their children die on the dusty footpath. Others give birth to underweight babies on the roadside, with little hope that they will live to …


Infographic: Not a Drop to Drink Infographic: Lack of Clean Water Access Worldwide

Walkin’ With Spence

Walkin’ With Spence

May 8, 2013

Written By: Nelly Furtado

Last New Year’s Eve, when Spencer asked me if I wanted to walk with him across Alberta that …

New Year's Eve

We Walk 4Water

On the road with @spencer2thewest for #WeWalk4Water !!!!

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Spencer West on Twitter

It's real... #WeWalk4Water

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Are We Headed for a National Water Crisis? | Craig and Marc Kielburger

A Muskoka chair is silhouetted on a dock, surrounded by cool lake waters shimmering with the reflected setting sun. The image is quintessentially …


A Source of Clean Water for Oleleshwa

September 20, 2012

We’re so excited to announce that our new girls’ high school in Kenya, Oleleshwa, now has a clean water source! We hit water at the …

Developing Countries