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Ghana Clean Water Solutions

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BENEFITING: Saha Global

Miles Gerken

THE STORY:

Community Water Solutions has launched 60 water businesses in rural Ghana and provided nearly 35,000 people with clean water. Almost 7,000 children have gained access to clean water because of CWS, and over 100 women have become water entrepreneurs in the process.

Half of the world's hospital beds are occupied by people suffering from waterbourne illnesses.  1.8 million people die every year from waterbourne diseases, and every 19 seconds a mother loses a child to the ill effects of contaminated drinking water. Rural Ghana has been the reluctant beneficiery of Community Water Solutions attempts to combat the lack of clean drinking water in the region.  By using simple and affordable technologies, CWS has made the treatment, distribution, and storage of safe drinking water possible.  The solutions are also sustainable, as evidenced by all 60 water businesses still operating.

In May of this year, I will embark on the journey of a lifetime to Northern Ghana with a group of four individuals aiming to implement clean water systems in a village in need.  I dream big and I relish the opportunity change the world.  Every donation you give is greatly appreciated and opens up unbeilievable opportunities for Ghanians looking to get a taste of something most Americans take for granted. Take pride in knowing your money will undoubtedly change lives and have a ripple effect over the years.  Please donate and thank you for your generosity!!!

Feel free to email me if you have any questions! mgerken1@mix.wvu.edu

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To This Fundraiser

$475

MONEY RAISED
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  • Dad

    $100

  • Jason Gerken

    $50

  • Haley Gerken

    $50

  • Erika & Greg Schmitzer

    $25

  • Todd and Sue Hinerman

    $100

  • Don and Susie Miller

    $50

  • Rick Webb and Laurel Danes-Webb

    $50

  • Tina and Taylo Maguire

    $50

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16% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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The Team: $475 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Tina and Taylo Maguire

Tina and Taylo Maguire

DONATION: $50

Miles, Taylor and I are very proud that you are making a difference. May God be with you on your journey. 4 years ago

Rick Webb and Laurel Danes-Webb

Rick Webb and Laurel Danes-Webb

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Don and Susie Miller

Don and Susie Miller

DONATION: $50

We are so very proud of your decision to step out into the world and help people in the developing world. Your experiences will not only change the lives of the folks you work with. You too will be changed forever. Although Don and I volunteered in the Sudan over 35 years ago, I still carry memories of those experiences today. My mindset of need versus want was impacted. God bless you, Miles as you embark on an incredible journey! 4 years ago

Todd and Sue Hinerman

Todd and Sue Hinerman

DONATION: $100

Way to go buddy. We are proud of you and your effort. 4 years ago

Erika & Greg Schmitzer

Erika & Greg Schmitzer

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Haley Gerken

Haley Gerken

DONATION: $50

Proud of you! This will be a great experience. 4 years ago

Jason Gerken

Jason Gerken

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Dad

Dad

DONATION: $100

4 years ago