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Community Water Solutions: Ghana

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Ana Barros

THE STORY:

For the first few weeks of summer of 2014, I will be traveling to Ghana for I have been accepted into the Community Water Solutions (CWS) fellowship program. CWS is a non-profit organization that works with rural communities in Northern Ghana in order to establish sustainable drinking water treatment businesses. CWS provides the community with the education and finances needed to start and monitor the businesses. Each water business will provide clean drinking water for almost 1000 Ghanaians. Two women from the village will be chosen to run and maintain the business. The money collected from selling the water will maintain the operation costs and provide the women with some income. All funds essential to the establishment of the water businesses are generated from fundraising.
The water crisis is one of the world’s major health crises, effecting 1 in 8 people around the world. Four million people die every year from preventable water-related diseases, and 90% of those deaths are children under the age of five. In northern Ghana, half of their 1.8 million residents lack access to clean drinking water.
I now have the honor of joining CWS in the fight against this water crisis. Every water business that CWS has established in Ghana is still in operation. These businesses are not only providing safe water but also an income to the women who run them. The income the women earn is often used to pay for children to attend primary school which would otherwise be unfeasible.
I am so privileged to be working with such an incredible organization like Community Water Solutions in their effort to continue to battle the water crisis in Ghana. All the funds I raise will be going directly towards the water businesses my teammates and I will be establishing in the selected village. I would be so grateful for your help; any and all donations will make a difference!
If you have any questions feel free to email me at amb415@lehigh.edu.
Contributions may be made through this page, however, the preferred method would be directly to CWS. Checks can be made out to Community Water Solutions, with my name in the memo please, and sent to:
Community Water Solutions
46 Ledgetree Rd.
Medfield, MA 02052
Thank you so much for your support!
-Ana

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$1,490

MONEY RAISED
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  • Abby Farrell

    $15

  • CWB Resource Group

    $1,000

  • Duncan & Gail

    $100

  • Botra

    $100

  • Ron and Nancy Wuennemann

    $100

  • Bunnells

    $100

  • Jamie and Tom Wuennemann

    $75

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50% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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Fundraiser Title

Ana Barros

Amount Raised

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50% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Jamie and Tom Wuennemann

Jamie and Tom Wuennemann

DONATION: $75

3 years ago

Bunnells

Bunnells

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Ron and Nancy Wuennemann

Ron and Nancy Wuennemann

DONATION: $100

Best wishes on your adventure! 4 years ago

Botra

Botra

DONATION: $100

Have a wonderful trip! 4 years ago

Duncan & Gail

Duncan & Gail

DONATION: $100

We will also keep you covered in prayer. 4 years ago

CWB Resource Group

CWB Resource Group

DONATION: $1,000

4 years ago

Abby Farrell

Abby Farrell

DONATION: $15

So excited!! 4 years ago