The origin of Wells of Life is an interesting and compelling story about one man who knew firsthand what it was like to grow up without clean, running water. His memories of early childhood walking to a water well with his Mother in Wexford Ireland, truly set the stage in later yea... More
The origin of Wells of is an interesting and compelling story t one man who knew firsthand what it was to grow up without clean, running water. memories of early childhood walking to a r well with his Mother in Wexford and, truly set the stage in later years the creation of Wells of Life. Nick an is this man whose life mission is to g clean water and hope to the villagers ganda. Here’s the rest of the story…
We believe clean drinking water is a c human right for all people. We view the of water as the taproot of poverty in developing world. By providing water to unities, we have seen a measurable step rds sustainable living, a decrease in r-borne illness, a 50% decrease in infant ality, and the opportunity of schooling children, especially girls and women. ually important is engaging our local h by inspiring the act of service. With of the distractions that lead them to gs that do not serve them, being of ice increases their empathy, humanity, in effect is healing to areas of their lives that are lacking. Our youth have opportunity to make a huge difference, to their time, talent and treasures, and to ire their peers. Additionally, in sharing r experiences with their families, they ngthen the communication channels, build nger bonds within the unit, and become pions of change.
When our local school dren place a “well of life” in a unity in Uganda, they’re able to see os of the villagers they are serving. the people of Uganda are able to see the os of the children who have so atically impacted their lives. Giving the of clean water is the most measurable of service anyone can provide.
We are a group of dedicated individuals itted to bringing clean, safe water to million people in Uganda. And, we cially agree with Mother Teresa who said, you can’t save 100 children, save one.” elieve every life counts and we'll be an iration for others to take care of the inder of the large number of people in .
We are committed to ing our vision, clean water for all, with any people and groups as possible. We et our youth through school programs, viduals, families and corporations to in a collaborative effort. Wells of works in association with Fields of , an NGO with a twenty year track record orking with developing communities in Africa. As our partner in the drilling ess, we receive the very best local ledge and expertise in placing ainable wells. We raise our overhead pendently of our donor’s contributions ugh an annual fundraiser and by private tions. This allows our contributors the ity to have 100% of their donation fund production of a well.
Because ur decade long involvement with the Irish Fields of Life, we chose to focus our rts in bringing clean water to one ion of the twelve million Ugandan agers who lack this vital life source. partnership provides us the greatest rance that the work will be done ciently and to the highest standards. mately, this brotherhood provides our rs with the most cost effective, well ling operation available.Less