Tag Archives: clean water

Making Clean Water, Living Water Accessible in Côte d’Ivoire


By Linette Tang

Jesus said in John 4:14, “But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life” (NLT). Larry and LeAnn Sellers have been missionaries at Côte d’Ivoire for many years now, spreading the gospel of Christ and bringing many people to salvation. Their most recent project involves the building of a well. Continue reading

MACU Brings Up New Water in Uganda


Six members of the MACU community recently returned from 15 days in Uganda with the MACU Global Learner program, partnering with Water4, Mission Direct, and Mission4Water. Under the direction of Dr. J Hall, five students – representing CAS and CAGS – worked with Mission4Water to drill a borehole well for Aunt Mizzola Primary School and the surrounding community just outside of the town of Rukungiri. The borehole will provide clean water for the 300 students and teachers at the school and an estimated 25 households in the surrounding area. The team from MACU experienced every part of the drilling process – from first dig through to a completed well. Additionally, the team participated in the well commissioning ceremony and handoff to the school and community leaders. As a part of the ceremony, MACU presented each family with a new, clean jerry can for carrying water from the new source. Continue reading

Church Provides Clean Water, Partners with Local School

By Ryan Carrell

Our church, The Southeast Project, just had a week of collecting shoes, groceries, and money for a couple of organizations. One of the organizations, WaterStep, places clean water systems in developing nations. They sell the shoes collected to an organization that starts micro-businesses. WaterStep then uses the money to organize trips and to build the clean water systems. The shoes are a primary source of the group’s income. Continue reading

Global Gathering Tackles Global Hunger, Clean Water Issues


By Nabil Safi

What better time and place than the Global Gathering of the Church of God to address global hunger and clean water issues. On Monday afternoon, at the Kardatzke Wellness Center, Ray Sanders, CEO of Water4 Foundation (www.water4.org), and John Steffens, of the University of Oklahoma, co-led a session that brought a new perspective to providing clean water and food. Continue reading

Introducing Water4 at the Global Gathering


By Hayley Stewart

Water4 is a faith-based public charity headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, that is bringing access to life by putting a sustainable solution at the village level. Water4’s mission is to eradicate the water crisis community by community while acting as a tool for sharing the love of Jesus with our neighbors across the globe. Continue reading