Our Projects

Changing Lives by Putting Water Wells in Africa

Projects in Liberia

2020: Hand dug well in Kpairplay Inland School (Gomue)

300 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 07° 11' 42.66"
Longitude: 08° 33' 32.7

Two U.S. schools teamed up to bring clean water to this well-managed school/community in remote Liberia.


2019-2020: Solar-Powered Hand Dug Well in Gomue

300 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 07° 05' 53.15"
Longitude: 09° 38' 54.04"

UW-Madison PhD graduate, Emmanuel Urey grew up here without access to education. Strides funded the solar-powered water well as part of a larger project to build a school in this community.


2019: Hand dug well at T Marshall Day Care and Elementary School

196 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 07° 14' 04.86"
Longitude: 08° 59' 35.64"

Two U.S. schools teamed up to bring clean water to this school/community just outside Ganta City, Liberia. Please take a look at the video celebrating the well completion. See Video


2018: Hand dug well at Zehglay Town

2944 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 07° 07' 36.18"
Longitude: 08° 33' 28.80"

Schoep's Ice Cream donated 1,600 pints of ice cream in 2018 to bring clean water to remote Zehglay Town.


2018: Hand dug well at Oteven

687 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 19' 54.36"
Longitude: 10° 41' 17.88"

The newly formed Middleton Interact Club wanted to make a global impact and made the funding of this well their inaugural project.


2017: Hand dug well at Peculiar Treasure

529 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 22' 00.96"
Longitude: 10° 40' 26.1"

One of our favorite schools to visit, this well was funded by a combination of school and birthday fundraisers. Please take a look at this video of the well completion. See Video
2017: Hand dug well at Watco Camp (Buchanon)

1500 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 05° 54' 03.36"
Longitude: 10° 00' 51.18"

This well is located at the birth home of one of our partners, David Kiamu of Live Life Libera. David is considering a presidential run in 2023.


2017: Hand dug well in Boys Town

We found this community in need of a clean water well through a social media post in Liberia.
2016: Hand dug well at Fountain of Life

3796 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 20' 58.14"
Longitude: 10° 40' 40.32"

A Global Students Program well made a reality by the combined fundraising efforts of 3 schools.
2016: Hand dug well at Divine Kids

3021Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 21' 05.4"
Longitude: 10° 43' 09.36"

The 2nd well funded by Partners in Foster Care. This well is located at a school.


2015: Hand dug well in Bonjal

1000 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 14' 02.88"
Longitude: 10° 42' 21.90"

Located on the outskirts of Monrovia, the well caretakers have a relative that lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
2015: Hand dug well at Glauhn Jeh Elementary and Jr. High Schools

625 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 21' 33.34"
Longitude: 10° 42' 11.59"

As a Girl Scouts Project, 16-year old, Zoe Rivera worked with the middle school where her father teaches to help bring clean water to this school in Johnsonville.
2015: Hand dug well at New Hope Christian Academy

2000 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 05° 55' 49.94"
Longitude: 09° 11' 15.61"

Our first Global Students Program well that was fundraised by students of a World Geography class at McFarland High School.
2015: Hand Dug well at Caldwell

3000 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 23' 28.04"
Longitude: 10° 44' 02.74"

As a Girl Scouts Project, 16-year old, Zoe Rivera worked with her former elementary school to help bring clean water to this school in Caldwell.
2014: Hand Dug well at Evangelical Free Church Academy

3000 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 13' 58.02"
Longitude: 10° 40' 38.16"

A Racshke family funded this well on the outskirts of Monrovia.
2014: Hand dug well in Cotton Tree

300 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 17' 17.62"
Longitude: 10° 20' 53.18"

2nd well in Liberia near Liberia's international airport.
2013: Hand dug well at Life Christian Academy

285 Beneficiaries
Latitude: 06° 14' 34.14"
Longitude: 10° 25' 11.52"

A project spearheaded by a local Madison organization, Partners in Foster Care during the ebola outbreak - 1st well in Liberia.
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