$74,135 in Grants

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Water Charities Fundraising today announced the award of $74,135 in grants to charitable organizations working to provide clean water and reliable infrastructure in communities around the world.

The 2017 grants included Water Environment Federation Students and Young Professionals and the following Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) charities:

Organization

Grant

Project Location

Project Description

University of South Florida International Development Engineering

$20,000

Tamatave, Madagascar

Wellhead lead contamination rehabilitation

Global H2O

$14,000

Northern Uganda

Latrine installation

Kids Connection Haiti

$11,620

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Education of four students specializing in water and sanitation

Water Environment Federation Students and Young Professionals

$8,000

WEFTEC host cities

Maintain and deliver WEF service projects

Wine to Water

$7,200

Wondo Genet, Ethiopia

Well rehabilitation

World Water Relief

$4,800

Mirebalais, Haiti

Water filter installation

Engineers Without Borders – Greater Cincinnati

$4,000

Greater Buseesa, Uganda

Well construction

Engineers Without Borders – Stevens Institute

$2,500

Long Khat, Thailand

Drinking water pipeline construction

Wine to Water

$2,015

Shree Rasht Riya Madhyamika, Nepal

Water conveyance

Laura Grosso, Executive Director of Kids Connection Haiti reacted to the award saying, “We have been able to help — thanks to you — people envision a new future for themselves”.

In the past five years, Water Charities Fundraising provided more than $205,000 in grants.