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Thoughts, ideas and news from The Water Trust.

World Toilet Day 2012

Right in time for World Toilet day on November 19, 2012 - TWT will continue our WASH in Schools Program with sanitation improvement and hygiene trainings for schools with a recent $15,000 Grant from Citizen Effect!   We also look toward innovative solutions for the 2 billion people...

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August 2012 Executive Director Field Visit

In August of 2012, I travelled to Uganda to see The Water Trust’s (TWT) operations firsthand.  I was humbled by the commitment of current village partners, the demand from future partners – children drinking water so turbid, so contaminated you could barely see a centimeter...

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TWT Big Happenings Newsletter – June 2012

Big Happenings Newsletter We have changed our name to The Water Trust - www.watertrust.org Introducing our new Executive Director in the U.S. Welcoming our new Program Director in Uganda Officially Announcing our Newest Board Members Reviewing our Annual Results Plans for the Coming Year Trip to Uganda in August   Name Change: Our coming fiscal...

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Welcome new TWT Team Members

The Water Trust (TWT) hired Sarah Mendelsohn on May 15th as our Executive Director. With this hiring of our first U.S. based employee we are moving away from a all-volunteer model that served us well in our first 4 years. We’ve felt increasingly constrained this...

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2012 Visits to Masindi

This August, co-founder Ted Huber, his family and Executive Director Sarah Mendelsohn travelled to Uganda.  Together Ted, Sarah, Marije and the Masindi team will finalize our transition from Busoga Trust America to The Water Trust.  Our focus will be on a continued examination of best...

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Hit F2012 Targets and F2013’s are off to a Fast Start

We’re happy to report we’ve finished another successful year at The Water Trust on March 31, hitting our expanded production targets (30 new projects) and staying on budget for the 4th year of our history. We completed another 30 new water projects, with related sanitation...

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