Splash

Our mission is simple: We clean water for kids. Safe drinking water is the most essential life-sustaining requirement. There is no substitute - not at any price. In this day and age, in such a plentiful world, clean water should no longer be the privilege of some, but the basic right of every child.
Nov 18, 2014

Keeping Water Clean!

Splash-Cambodia continues to ensure clean water for kids ~ For the latest on our strategy and impact, please visit http://splash.org/where/cambodia where you'll really get a solid view of the work you are making possible.

2014 has been a fascinating year for Splash in Cambodia, as we begin our transition from the early years (ensuring that technology, supply chains, and partnerships are all strong enough to ensure clean water for kids) and begin to transition toward development of locally-rooted, social enterprise that can keep these solutions living on within the local economy -- as a business, and not a charity-driven model.

We are super excited about this transition, and hope you might be interested in learning about how this model will have greater impact and true sustainability.

Also... if you haven't ever seen this... the core story of Splash that informs all of our work is viewable in this TEDx Talk by Eric Stowe.

Jul 17, 2014

Running to clean water with excited smiles!

the UV water filter system
the UV water filter system

 

The following is a postcard from Charissa Murphy, GlobalGiving's In-the-Field Representative in Southeast Asia, about her recent visit to Splash in Cambodia.

 

Running across the dirt-covered school courtyard, students in weathered uniforms race to the clean water fountain station. Some of the children carry jugs or bottles with them, while others chase more instant heat relief and hydration. Regardless of their size, they leap up in enthusiasm to turn the faucet knobs, feet hanging off the ground and their heads or water jugs completely submerged under the water steam. The excitement for water ripples throughout the campus and in the smiles of each of the children.

 

This clean water at the school serves thousands within the community. Splash installed both the water station as well as the filter system with a UV light that keeps the water clean and healthy, thus improving the health and quality of life for each family it touches.

 

Splash also showed me the system it installed at a local non-profit (NGO) that supports hundreds of people each day with livelihood skills and vocational training. This water not only feeds their thirst, but it also is used for cooking and baking, which then serves the entire set of students and teachers in the buildings within the NGO's programs.

 

If only these water systems could be installed everywhere, then we would certainly have a much healthier, happier world.

 

I want to thank Splash for allowing me to visit!

 

 

 

using the water system to wash in training school
using the water system to wash in training school
clean water from the filter to pot for cooking
clean water from the filter to pot for cooking
vocational training - yum clean water for bread
vocational training - yum clean water for bread
jugs or cupped hands - both work for clean water!
jugs or cupped hands - both work for clean water!
teachers & community can access filtered water too
teachers & community can access filtered water too
May 15, 2014

Clean Water, Appropriate Hygiene, Better Health

Chamroeun Phal School
Chamroeun Phal School

 Clean water makes a HUGE difference to kids -- Imagine if YOU had to drink water with e. coli or fecal coliform in it. (Yuck!)

Many kids don't have a choice.

In Cambodia (both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap) Splash is making sure that schools have clean water and hygiene education services, plus also orphanages and shelters.

Our latest report is that we have water flowing in Cambodia for over 62,000 kids. For a closer look, please see: http://www.splash.org/where/country/cambodia

For examples of specific sites, please see:

Chamroeun Phal Primary School

 

Thank YOU for making such a difference in kids' lives!

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