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"Clean Water Changes Lives"

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BENEFITING: WATER FOR SOUTH SUDAN

Medtronic Neurovascular

THE STORY:

Water for South Sudan delivers direct, transformative and sustainable quality-of-life service to the people of South Sudan by efficiently providing access to clean, safe water and improving hygiene practices in areas of great need. This mission is inspired and led by our founder, former “Lost Boy” Salva Dut.


As of May 2016, Water for South Sudan has successfully drilled 282 borehole wells, bringing clean, safe water to hundreds of thousands of people in South Sudan.  South Sudan is the world's newest country, achieving its independence from the Republic of Sudan on July 9, 2011.  It is one of the world’s poorest countries, and is about the size of Texas in the US.  Part of Water for South Sudan’s mission is also to develop basic infrastructure in the world’s newest country. 


Water for South Sudan fills those gaps by drilling for life’s basic necessity, water.  By providing access to clean, safe water and facilitating hygiene education, Water for South Sudan sows the seeds for growth. Once a well is drilled, schools, markets, and clinics spring up, and life changes, especially for women and girls.   


Hope for a better life springs from a well. Children are healthier and can go to school, expanding their dreams and the possibility to fulfill them. Women don’t spend their days trekking long distances for water. Instead they can spend their time growing food and making more nutritious meals for their families and participate in the small businesses that pop up at markets. Clinics can be built and sustained when there is a well nearby.Where safe water flows, life can blossom. 


Imagine you’re a woman who treks miles each day for often-contaminated water in desert heat reaching upwards of 120° F. Returning home, you carry a 40 or 50 pound water container on your head. Your children may walk with you, or wait at home for a drink, a bath, or for a cooked meal. They’re not in school because there is no school.There’s no chance for children, especially young women, to gain a basic education, to create a future that might be different.Then, a change happens. A borehole well is drilled nearby.Now, instead of hours walking or waiting for safe, drinkable water, there’s time for other things. Important things for your family, your village.Your village builds a school. A teacher arrives. Your children have new learning and new dreams for their lives.You know that safe water can satisfy many thirsts. 

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To This Fundraiser

$18,140

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  • Farrell

    $250

  • William McCann

    $250

  • Nancy Huezo Flores

    $20

  • Laura & Steve Woodham

     

  • Chris Smith

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Scott Schuemann

    $250

  • Suzanne Malcuit

    $25

  • Brooks Howle

    $250

  • Jamie Peterson

    $100

  • James Hsu

     

  • Julie Bragg

    $500

  • George Sydnor

    $500

  • MANSON FAMILY

    $250

  • Brian Sinclair

    $250

  • Tom ONrien

    $250

  • LeAnna Garcia

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • The Tripp Family

    $250

  • Rick grawer

    $50

  • Julia Garavaglia

    $50

  • Cathy Anderson

    $250

  • Bryan Rhodes

    $250

  • Amy wallace

    $250

  • Jolanta Bielecki

    $250

  • Todd ZumMallen

    $100

  • Lauren Brito

    $100

  • Paul Jernejcic

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Dan hughes

    $500

  • Juan Landrian

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Rene Linda Noah and Joshua Gomez

    $250

  • Ben seckman

    $250

  • Campanella Family

    $250

  • Ward Hart

    $25

  • Jason Quaine

    $100

  • Bonnie Deady

    $100

  • Weneva Edge

    $500

  • Steve Locricchio

    $250

  • Eric Masterson

    $250

  • Tina sabol

    $25

  • Andrew Cormack

    $250

  • Isaac Kidd

    $50

  • Haley Wetmore

    $250

  • Rudy & Molly

    $250

  • Asta family

    $250

  • Chris Simon

    $100

  • Jennifer A. Quesada

    $250

  • Nicole Mardio

    $250

  • Sibylle Harrison

    $25

  • Josh G.

    $250

  • Shane O'Donnell

    $100

  • Greg Collins

    $100

  • The Ditos

    $250

  • Bob Bushok

    $100

  • Catalano Family

    $250

  • Kat DeSantis

    $50

  • Garrison family

    $100

  • DeGaetano Family

     

  • Maxey Family

    $500

  • Enke Family

    $250

  • Thomas Patterson

    $100

  • Pat Thomas

    $500

  • Wiedl

    $500

  • Anonymous

     

  • Michelle Malinowski

    $250

  • DeBoer Family

    $250

  • Laura Hamilton

    $500

  • Eric Whitley and Farideh Sehat

    $250

  • Karla & Mike Hicks

    $250

  • Sheila Bender

    $100

  • Fred Schneider

    $250

  • Colton, Selina, and Troy

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Ruiz Famil

    $100

  • Simone Seeto

    $250

  • Curt Stubler

    $250

  • Bill Stevenson

    $250

  • The Hattan Family

    $100

  • Alejandra Adkins

    $100

  • Kristen Panoiu

     

  • mike papa

    $250

  • Mario Alegre

    $100

  • Bill Kelly

    $100

  • Meredee Shaw

    $100

  • Musi Family

    $250

  • Guillen Family

    $100

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363% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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The Team: $18,140 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Medtronic Neurovascular

Amount Raised

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358% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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mike papa

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Guillen Family

Guillen Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Musi Family

Musi Family

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

Meredee Shaw

Meredee Shaw

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Bill Kelly

Bill Kelly

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Mario Alegre

Mario Alegre

DONATION: $100

The Alegre Family 2 years ago

mike papa

mike papa

DONATION: $250

2 years ago

Kristen Panoiu

Kristen Panoiu

2 years ago

Alejandra Adkins

Alejandra Adkins

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

The Hattan Family

The Hattan Family

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Bill Stevenson

Bill Stevenson

DONATION: $250

Clean water is a right, not a privilege! 2 years ago