The TapStand June 2019
At Acts for Water, we’re obsessed with relaying the importance of the work you’re helping make possible, as well as our gratitude for your partnership. The TapStand, our new newsletter, is dedicated to sharing stories about what’s happening “on the ground.”
I returned from a brief trip to Uganda in August where I got to witness the beginning of Nkomero, ACTS’ next project. I witnessed hundreds of local volunteers come out to participate in the work of bringing clean water to this community of 4,500.
With only a few weeks remaining in my tenure as Executive Director, there is much to reflect on. To begin, I want to share a few images from my final trip to Uganda just over a month ago.
On November 24th, our team in Uganda broke ground on our latest Gravity Flow System (GFS). The GFS will serve 6,000 people in the community of Bwirambere.
In June of this year, as part of ACTS annual pilgrimage to Comox, I was asked to share a few words at a St. Peter’s Anglican Church service on the topic of “Unexpected Grace.”…
It’s hard to believe another fiscal year has come and gone. This year, thanks to your support, that story continued to unfold with 13,000 new Ugandans receiving clean water in Kintu and Rwera.
By the time you’re reading this, I’ll have just returned from my third trip to Uganda as ACTS’ Executive Director. As we approach our fiscal year end on March 31, I feel so grateful…
Water has been a hot topic for so many across the country this year, especially in the Lower Mainland, where we’ve experienced an unprecedented drought.
This year has been one of major transition and change, but also a year of blessing.
We’ve had two fantastic Water Bash events that together have raised over $30,000…
We hear stories from our volunteers, introduce our latrine pilot project and talk to Kazoora Emmanuel about how having water close to home keeps his granddaughters safe.
We welcome a new staff member, tell the story of Zoreka — a shop owner full of pride for “his” tap stand, and give an update on our Rwera-Kintu project.