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Mandela Day Brings More "Change for Children" PDF Print E-mail

Virgin Atlantic Airways and Water For All celebrated Mandela Day, a national day of service in South Africa, by volunteering their staff and crew's time and talents at the Sibikiwe Primary School in Ennerdale, about an hour outside of Johannesburg.

Earlier in the year, Water For All had donated a solar water pump to Sibikiwe with funds raised by Virgin Atlantic’s Change for Children program. Change for Children is the "onboard charity" of Virgin Atlantic, where passengers donate loose change or foreign currency to a designated nonprofit organization working in one of the airline's destinations. The airline chose Water For All to receive 100 percent of the donations collected in August 2009 - £48,419.85 (more than USD79,000).
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Children Learn Why Clean Water is Important PDF Print E-mail

Children in rural communities of South Africa know that water is for drinking, washing clothes, cooking, and watering gardens.  Too many, however, don’t know why they should only drink from a safe water source and how to use clean water in other ways to stay healthy.

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Half Way 'Round the World...Walking for Water For All PDF Print E-mail

Walk for Water is the second annual celebration of World Water Day hosted by Portland Roasting Coffee Company to raise awareness of the world water crisis and raise funds to benefit Water For All. As this video shows, walker registration fees, combined with local sponsorships, raised enough funds in 2009 for Water For All to donate a Fun Pump and a Sun Pump to two primary schools in Kenya’s Western Province. This year the funds raised will be dedicated to water pumps in Tanzania.

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U.S. Government and Water For All: Making A Difference PDF Print E-mail

The United States Agency for International Development, the foreign aid arm of the U.S. government, is one of Water For All's largest donors.  This past year, Water For All has donated 110 USAID-funded water pumps, improving access to clean drinking water for more than 160,000 people in Malawi, Zambia and Kenya.  Here are but two stories of how Water For All's innovative water pumps are improving lives in Zambia and Malawi.

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"Having access to clean drinking water at a school is as critical as having pencils, books and committed teachers,” said Gregg Sherkin of Oprah's Angel Network, a grantmaking organization founded and led by Oprah Winfrey. “The solar water purification system Water For All and its partners supplied to the Seven Fountains School is essential not only for the well being of the school but also the community which utilizes the school after hours and on weekends."

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Fun and Sun in South Africa PDF Print E-mail

In early November, Water For All donated a Fun Pump to the Mokakana Primary School in South Africa’s North West Province. The school serves more than 400 children from the nearby village of Mafikeng, a remote town of just 2000 households. Before the Fun Pump was installed, the school had relied on weekly delivery of water in tanks which did not provide enough water for the school children and their teachers.

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NOV Mono and Water For All PDF Print E-mail

NOV Mono, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of pumping systems, and Water For All, a non-governmental organisation that provides access to clean drinking water to schools and communities across Africa, have partnered to provide green solutions to the world water crisis.

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Clean Drinking Water to 25 Schools in Malawi Print E-mail
Today Water For All and Water Wells for Africa announced that the organizations will join forces to provide new access to clean drinking water for 25 primary schools in southern Malawi, Africa. The U.S.-based Water Wells for Africa will drill or rehabilitate boreholes, and Water For All, based in South Africa, will donate and install merry-go-round style water pumps.  
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Water For All helps the Zimbabwe Red Cross PDF Print E-mail

Water For All donates 1500 water purifiers to assist with the cholera crisis in Zimbabwe.

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