Tag Archives: Water
Posted on 22. Mar, 2013 by Dan Ruth.
Today is World Water Day, an official celebration of freshwater and sustainable management. We celebrate this day by lifting up the millions of people around the world who don’t have access to clean drinking water, water for irrigation, or sufficient sanitation. We work hard to ensure that all people have the water they need to [...]
Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by Lutheran World Relief.
Guest post from Rev. Naomi Sease Carriker, pastor of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. I woke up this morning to deal with a rare problem in southeast Pennsylvania: our town issued an advisory about low chlorine levels, urging us to boil our water. Posted on our water company’s website were ominous instructions: “DO [...]
Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by Lutheran World Relief.
Three bishops from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are currently traveling in Nicaragua to visit programs of Lutheran World Relief. Pictured here in Somoto, Nicaragua, the leaders attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new well that will provide clean water for the community. This photo was posted on Facebook by LWR’s President, John [...]
Posted on 21. Jun, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
In my car over the noon hour, I was excited to hear part of an audio documentary by America Abroad. Being the news junkie I am, I was tempted to sit in my parking spot for the next hour so I could finish listening to this NPR program. As much as I know about the [...]
Posted on 12. Jun, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
It’s officially stage three of the Gobi March, and LWR’s own Paul Drossou is going strong! He finished stage one in just over 5 1/2 hours, and stage two in 6 1/2 (each stage is roughly a marathon — 26 miles). Now comes the hard part. The official Gobi March website says, For many of [...]
Posted on 07. Jun, 2012 by Lutheran World Relief.
Hi, my name is Paul Drossou and I am LWR’s country director for Indonesia. I get to work with rural communities in Indonesia to help families earn income, preserve their natural resources and protect themselves from the effects of natural disaster. In my free time, one of the things I’m passionate about is running. Last [...]
Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
This week in the race to the Presidency, the dogs are out in full force. The press are loving the controversy that has arisen from both the right and the left. Liberals continue to hound Mitt Romney over strapping his dog, Seamus, to the roof of his car in 1983, while conservatives have barked back [...]