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Lifting a Different Kind of Weight

August 2019, Gashora Sector of Rwanda We had spent the morning visiting with the volunteers and leaders in Gashora. The Water Project was active in Gashora between February 2017 and… Read More

20 Liters Rwanda Program Report – July 2019

20 Liters Program Report – July 2019 REPORT OF JULY 2019 SOLUTION DISTRIBUTIONS In July 2019, Water Project volunteers distributed 114 SAM3 Household Filters in the Rilima sector. These filters… Read More

Quenching a Thirst for Knowledge [and Clean Water]

Quenching a Thirst for Knowledge [and Clean Water] For kids in rural Rwanda, access to clean water at school can be the difference between getting an education or dropping out… Read More

WASH 101: Physical Interventions – Boiling and Distillation

We’re finally to our final category of solutions! Physical Intervention – specifically Boiling & Distillation. The physical intervention category is designed to cover the most basic, simplest forms of interventions…. Read More

20 Liters Rwanda Program Report – June 2019

20 Liters Rwanda Program Report – June 2019 REPORT OF JUNE 2019 SOLUTION DISTRIBUTIONS During the month of June 2019, Water Project volunteers in Rilima assembled SAM3 Household filters and… Read More

A Less Tiresome Walk for Water

A Less Tiresome Walk for Water Jean Baptiste is a father of six children and has lived in Bitega village all his life. He recalls memories from his childhood spent… Read More

WASH 101: Biological Intervention – Bio-Sand Filters

Let’s talk about our final solution under the category of biological intervention. Generally, biological interventions use bacterial processes to remove harmful bacteria from water. Some of the solutions included under… Read More

20 Liters Program Report – May 2019

20 Liters Program Report – May 2019 REPORT OF MAY 2019 SOLUTION DISTRIBUTIONS During the month of May 2019, Water Project volunteers in Rilima sector of Rwanda focused on assembling… Read More

Making Dirty Tap Water Clean

Globally, at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with feces. This is far more than the 159 million people who still use surface water as their… Read More

WASH 101: Biological Intervention – Activated Carbon

Before we get into today’s post about activated carbon, this is your reminder that you’re joining 20 Liters in an ongoing conversation. So, feel free to go back and catch… Read More

20 Liters Program Report – April 2019

20 Liters Program Report – April 2019   REPORT OF APRIL 2019 SOLUTION DISTRIBUTIONS During the month of April 2019, Water Project volunteers distributed Slow Sand Filters, SAM3 Household Filters… Read More

We Welcome Those Who Thirst

Clementine is a 29-year-old mother of three children between the ages of 3 and 6. She and her husband, Yves, live in the Gashora sector of Rwanda. Each day, Clementine… Read More

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