Water, Water Everywhere... and they will Drink
Although this is a short update on our One Brick At A Time Project there is a LOT of Excitement in the Air!! Our trip is underway, with EWB already on the ground in Bergnek and me heading there this weekend. From all reports so far, things are proceeding as planned and we have a number of additional meetings during the Week of November 3, to finalize a few things. There is a lot of excitement in the air as this has been in the planning stages for over two years and it is finally coming into reality.
We are not out of the woods yet
We really need your help. We need to raise 5% of the total cost of the program ourselves, that's a total of $7,500. So we are asking for your help in getting more people involved in the One Brick at a Time Program, which provides a direct benefit to the children and people of the Bergnek community in rural Limpopo, South Africa.
Please forward our reports/emails and ask friends and family if they would like to support the My Arms Wide Open's programs.
Assessment Trip is underway
The first step in the project, the assessment trip is underway to survey the land, determine where we can buy materials in country, visit existent available wells, and other suitable water sources. The EWB team will also be conducting Water Hygiene and Sanitation courses at the local school and community center, during the trip.
Once the assessment trip is completed, the EWB team will return home to begin the planning for the first phase of the actual build out. We will all return in 2015 to actually start the work. In the meantime, My Arms Wide Open and it's team will continue to ensure there is at least a source of water in the community, as we have for four years now.
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There are many ways that you can support our effort to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the girls, women and children that we serve.
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