Introducing Our New Partner in Kenya, Rafiki wa Maendeleo Trust!
Because we want to make sure that our work in the HIV/AIDS and WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) spheres is making a true and lasting difference, we work with grassroots, locally-led organizations based in eastern and southern Africa…
COVID-19 in Africa Pt. II: How Partners Supported and Protected Community Needs
How did hero organizations like our partners immediately respond to the situation in their communities, to make sure everyone got the healthcare they needed? Here’s part 2 of our series on COVID in Africa.
40 Days of Water Challenge
Lent begins on March 2 this year, and we have some exciting materials we’re offering in honor of this season! We are very excited to announce of 40 Days of Water Challenge! Join the challenge and you will receive our Lenten Devotional. We are so grateful for all the ways you have continued to support this work and we hope that this devotional enriches and encourages you as you focus on your faith.
How Africa United to Protect Its People Against COVID-19
“Public health in Africa has been a story of neglect and dependency,” says Dr. John Nkengasong, the first director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control, in an interview with the New York Times about how they’ve…
What Launching World Impact in $40 Million Looks Like
If you’ve had the chance to read our newsletter last October, you saw our announcement that we had reached the stupendous milestone of raising $40 million since the beginning of our organization. Seventeen years ago, a Grammy Award-winning band had the audacious goal to help end two of the world’s greatest health crises. Joined by an incredibly passionate recent college graduate, they set out to do this by raising support all across the country, one person and one dollar at a time.
Thank You For Standing With Us in 2021
In reflecting on the end of the year, I remarked to our team this week that what excites me the most about year-end giving is not hitting a budget goal or tracking the number of gifts that…
What is Capacity Building? One Focus of Sustainable Development
One of the foundational elements of the Blood:Water model is organizational strengthening (OS): the capacity building processes our partners invest in to improve their institutional and technical capacities for the delivery of high-quality programs and efficacy of their missions. We started our OS program in 2015, and since then, we have already seen amazing strides in our partners’ growth and our ability to be a helpful resource for them in this area!
What’s The Difference Between HIV and AIDS? Unlock the Honest Truth Here.
Blood:Water has been working in the field of HIV response since we opened our doors in 2004. However, we realize that some of the concepts and terms that are widely used in the field of HIV may…