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charity: water – Ethiopia, Project 2

Ethiopia Project March 2015Our second project we funded for charity: water was completed in March 2015. A hand-dug well was installed to give the 670 students and teachers of Meshil Elementary School clean and safe drinking water. In recalling a memory, Scott Harrison, CEO of charity water wrote, “A grieving village elder, bursting out in anger and frustration after a well has been drilled in his village. “Do you mean to tell me that clean water was here…beneath our feet…this whole time, and we’ve been breaking our backs, walking for hours to get dirty water from a swamp?’.”

Premier, is so proud to fund these projects on behalf of our customers and prospects. When we receive the images from the communities that now have safe drinking water, it is very heart-warming and makes us appreciate the abundance of water we have access to, and often take for granted. You can click here to learn more about this project and enter GPS coordinates 13.9589, 39.47497.

charity: water – Ethiopia, Project 1

Ethiopia Project December 2014Premier has completed our first project with charity: water. charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Our first donation funded a hand-dug well for the 250 people of the May Berbere community in Ethiopia. Scott Harrison, CEO of charity: water, has visited the countries that are now benefiting from his efforts. In our completion letter, he told us about some of the people he met in Ethiopia. “An Ethiopian woman weeping with joy as she points towards the heavens and declares, ‘The water, it’s fallen from the sky…’. A Ugandan woman named Helen, who serves on her village’s water committee and now has enough water to bathe herself – she tells us, ‘Now, I am beautiful.’”

Premier Water is looking forward to many more projects with charity: water that will help the lives of people around the world. Every person deserves to have access to clean and safe drinking water, and we are happy to be a part of the solution. You can click here to learn more about this project and enter GPS Coordinates 13.74537, 38.76694.