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It’s Time to Stop Playing Around – 20 Years and Where Are We?

Written by Dan Haseltine Since 2000, 1.8 billion people have gained access to basic drinking water services, however more than two billion continue to lack safely managed services. Our work partnering with community-based organizations in sub-Saharan Africa is key to finally solving the WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) crisis. As we near World Water Day…

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“Boring” Data Can Be More Interesting Than You Think

Tracking the work of our African partners can be a bit complicated. Amanda, one of the members of our Africa Partnerships (AP) team recently walked the rest of us through an overview of how our AP team works with our partners, and it was so interesting that we thought you would also enjoy learning more about it! Our partners do life-changing work, and we utilize best practices and international standards in order to measure not only how well we’re already doing, but how we can continue to get better.

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Clean Water Matters for Kids in Africa

  It’s hard to imagine a child playing a critical role in providing for their family. However, in Africa, this is often the case. Children, especially young girls, will walk miles to collect dirty water for their families to drink and use in household tasks.       Because survival is the number one priority, walking…

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We’re All In This Together

  One thing that has driven Blood:Water for the last 14 years is that we know the great impact many individuals can make together. We first witnessed this when Blood:Water founder, Dan Haseltine, called on each person at a Jars of Clay concert to give $1; the result was the exact amount that the organization…

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Coming Soon: World Water Day

  MARCH 22 IS WORLD WATER DAY …a day set aside to focus our attention on the global water crisis. It’s never too early to start making plans to join the conversation! Blood:Water already has exciting ways to do just that. On World Water Day, we will be launching KIDDO, an online fundraising platform encouraging…

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