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The Lasting Impact of Clean Water | Betty’s Story

Betty had two options: collect unsafe water from an unreliable well, or trek two and a half kilometers to get water from a crowded borehole in town. Neither one was ideal. Not only was the unreliable well dirty, it also dried up in the hot months. And getting water from

Important message from Exec. Director

Important message from our Executive Director Curious. Happy. Strong-willed. Precocious. These are just some of the words that come to mind when I think about my one-year-old daughter, Sterling. I can’t wait for the day we can talk about her dreams and hopes for the future. Will she want to

Stories from Africa: The Dangerous Walk for Water

The Dangerous Walk for Water It’s hard to imagine, but some people face overwhelming challenges to find water. The walk for water is long and hard. Every day, women trek through remote, rural areas of East Africa to collect water for their households. Not only does the trip steal hours

Stories from Africa: Rose

Stories from Africa: Conquering Tribalism Unity. Peace. Love. Every day we strive to realize these things within our families, communities and nation. Since the beginning of time, attaining peace and unity has been one of humanity’s greatest challenges. While our country wrestles with the destructive ramifications of systemic racism, other

Leadership Stories from Africa: Rebecca James

“Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in

Learning & Leading in Lockdown

Schools may be closed across South Sudan and Uganda, but that doesn’t mean the students in our 4leadership program have stopped learning and leading. In fact, during this time at home, we’ve seen our students demonstrate exceptional resiliency and ingenuity, starting small businesses and local initiatives focused on making a positive impact within their communities, despite difficult circumstances.  We love hearing firsthand stories from these inspiring young men and

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