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Kirsten Abel's Fundraiser:

Community Water Solutions

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BENEFITING: Saha Global

ORGANIZER: Saha Global

EVENT: The RaiseForWomen Challenge

Kirsten Abel

THE STORY:

I recently received a fellowship position for this summer with a non-profit organization called Community Water Solutions (CWS). The organization partners with rural communities in developing countries to establish sustainable water treatment businesses. These businesses are owned and operated by women in the community that they serve. They use simple, affordable technologies to enable the treatment, distribution and storage of clean, safe drinking water.  The water treatment centers are self-sustainable through the revenue from the sale of drinking water. However, I am raising the capital to help establish one this summer! 

During June and July, I will be working in Northern Ghana with three other fellows to implement a CWS water business in a new village. Once implemented this business will help provide a permanent source of safe drinking water for 700-1000 people in Ghana, where currently 900,000 of the 1.8 million residents lack access to improved water sources of drinking water. After I leave, CWS continues to monitor the business and thus far 100% of the businesses are sustainable. 

Personally, I am very excited for the opportunity to help combat the water crisis in Ghana. In addition, it is a great opportunity to help empower women through a self-sustainable business. The money that I raise will be used as the capital for the water treatment center my teammates and I will be establishing this summer. I really apprecaite any donation. Every donation makes a difference! 

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To This Fundraiser

$3,030

MONEY RAISED
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  • Melissa Abel

    $100

  • Mark & Jo Higgins

    $50

  • Mike and Heather MacBeath

    $100

  • Beverley Abel

     

  • Jim & Joy Leskewich

     

  • Byron & Carrie

    $200

  • Shawn and Cee Cee Garton

     

  • McMillan's

     

  • Brooke & CP Smith

    $500

  • Scott & Laurie Roszell

    $500

  • MIke Gowell

    $500

  • Offline Donations

    $625

  • Ana Delcampo

     

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101% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $33,538 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Lilly Prince

Amount Raised

$3,700

 

123% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kirsten Abel

Amount Raised

$3,030

 

101% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Maxine Auzerais

Amount Raised

$2,961

 

99% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Taylor Kirby

Amount Raised

$2,780

Fundraiser Title

Jacob Fisher

Amount Raised

$2,550

 

85% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Angela Agnese

Amount Raised

$2,393

 

80% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Erin David

Amount Raised

$2,280

 

76% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Eda Reed

Amount Raised

$2,209

 

74% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Ana Delcampo

Ana Delcampo

Thank you for all your hard work to provide clean water. A privilege we take for granted. 5 years ago

Offline Donations

Offline Donations

DONATION: $625

5 years ago

MIke Gowell

MIke Gowell

DONATION: $500

5 years ago

Scott & Laurie Roszell

Scott & Laurie Roszell

DONATION: $500

6 years ago

Brooke & CP Smith

Brooke & CP Smith

DONATION: $500

Congratulations on your fellowship Kirsten. We are excited for you to be involved in such an amazing project. We look forward to hearing how it all goes. Here's to women in business and clean water!! 6 years ago

McMillan's

McMillan's

We are very proud of your contribution to such a worthwhile cause. You will have a huge impact on the lives of the community and particularly the women and children. What could be more important! 6 years ago

Shawn and Cee Cee Garton

Shawn and Cee Cee Garton

6 years ago

Byron & Carrie

Byron & Carrie

DONATION: $200

Kirsten, very worthwhile cause. Work hard. 6 years ago

Jim & Joy Leskewich

Jim & Joy Leskewich

Congratulations Kirsten on your Graduation and fellowship position! We are so happy for you and are especially proud of all your successes. Best wishes for continued success in all your endeavours! Jim & Joy 6 years ago

Beverley Abel

Beverley Abel

6 years ago