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Turning coins into water

MHS?students collect for ‘Clean Water Campaign’

March 7, 2013

Students involved with the National Honor Society at Marietta High School are teaming up with World Vision in order to launch their “Clean Water Campaig....

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Mar-08-13 4:37 PM

citizens with this life-sustaining liquid.

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Mar-08-13 4:37 PM

the young lady interviewed indicated that somehow "we were lucky". actually our clean water came about through the efforts of its citizens. the geographical proximity of natural sources of water along with man-made resevoirs and funding allow us to provide our communities with safe drinking water. world vision actually has a pretty good record of using the donations for their intended purpose. their revenue was at about $950 million with approx. $50 million designated as administrative costs. their website does not go into great detail as to the ongoing operation of the almost $14,000 deep-well. but they do have many ways in which to donate, even portions towards providing clean water. Proctor & Gamble and a chemical trade association have partnered together to provide their 3 billionth litre of clean water with packets that cost roughly 3.5 cents each. it is a shame that many countries whether through culture of lack of quality governance have not provided their citizen

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Mar-07-13 10:16 AM

It's a well for a whole village. They might have to go down pretty deep to get potable water, and you also have to arrange for pumping. Many areas are off the grid so that means solar power or a generator, as well as a set-aside for fuel and maintenance. If World Vision is doing their job they will be ensuring the well will be useful for a long period of time.

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Mar-07-13 9:30 AM

That's one expensive well.

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