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Sharing your stories of how you are making an impact in the clean water movement and how it is impacting you.

Waraba: Milestone 1 (3)

18 September 2019

Overcoming the first milestone of a water project requires local support, engagement and inspiration  from all those involved to lay the foundation for effective training and collaboration. We’re excited to report that we’ve completed milestone 1 of the Waraba project! What does that entail you ask?

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bringing clean water to waraba (2)

20 August 2019

When 61 million Ethiopians lack access to safe water, how is a community identified as a partner community who will receive the support of Run for Water and all of its partners? It all starts with assessing each community’s needs in a depth which goes far beyond government surveys provided by the Ethiopian government. 

It starts with...

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Waraba Anticipating Water (1)

25 July 2019

Over the next couple of weeks, we want to introduce you to the community of Waraba, Ethiopia. Waraba is one of Run for Water’s partner communities for 2019, and we will be working together to bring clean water source to the centre of their community.

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#RippleEffects: Ken Baerg

13 February 2018

In 2006 / 2007, I was reeling from having spent too many years in school, attempting to advance career and credentials and realized I was doing very little to give back to my community or world. At about that time I came across an article in LIFE magazine that profiled the international water crisis...

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#RippleEffects: Brad Dueck

15 April 2017

In 2015, I travelled to Ethiopia with a team of 15 runners to see first hand what Run For Water was doing to bring clean drinking water, promote education and empower Ethiopian people in some of the poorest and most remote areas I’ve ever seen. The trip was life-changing for me in so many ways, but the most moving moments involved...

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#RippleEffects: Kevin Barata

16 January 2018

Race directing a Trail Race on our very own Sumas Mountainin the Fraser Valley requires a lot of work and energy totalling dozens of hours every year...

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#RippleEffects: Highstreet Team

07 March 2018

We at Highstreet have been supporting Run For Water for over 5 years...

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Celebrating our 10th year!

10 February 2017

We are excited to announce that this year marks our 10th year anniversary running as a non-profit organization in Abbotsford! Read about the meaning behind our new look!

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