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Chuko Weyama

Water for Ethiopia

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(We reached our goal of $2,000 and I have raised it to $3,000!!  We did our walk on March 26th and it went great!  Video to come.)

We are joining with other families to reach the ultimate goal of raising $20,000 to dig 3+ wells in Ethiopia.

What is the "walk for water?"  A group of families (including parents and our children) are gathering on Saturday, March 26th, and are going to walk 2 miles to collect water for our day's use and will walk the 2 miles back home.  That entire day we will only be able to use the water we collect for all of our water needs---cooking, washing dishes, drinking, teeth brushing, bathing, etc.  Not only will it give us a sobering glimpse into the reality of Ethiopian women and sometimes children who have to walk every day to gather their water and use it wisely, but we are hoping that folks will support us as we do this by donating money to A Glimmer of Hope.  I'm making our official goal $2,000, but I would be thrilled if we surpassed that number!

A Glimmer of Hope helps lift women and children out of extreme poverty in rural Ethiopia. Using an entrepreneurial model it provides clean water, schools, health clinics and micro-finance loans, one village at a time. 100% of all donations go directly to funding these projects. Glimmer’s endowment covers all its operating expenses and even replaces credit card transaction fees. Every dollar donated through Glimmer reaches the people in need. Over the last 10 years, Glimmer has completed more than 5000 projects and improved 2.4 million lives.

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Someone donated $287 and said, "what a simple, practical way to love people. thank you watson family!"
Jon Ellis donated $400 and said, "Thanks to all of our friends and family who contributed!"
Tom Moser donated $100
Someone donated $100
Davis Family donated $100
Haycox donated $50
Kelly Hartsell donated $10
Linda Hartsell donated $25
Nelson Family donated $25
Someone donated $30 and said, "I am so glad that the walk went well today, and you inspired me to give again! Luke, Kendall, Will, Bo and Noah, Mom/Dad and all the other walkers-way to go!"
Haywards donated $45
Primm Family donated $50 and said, "Good luck on your walk! I hope you meet your goal."
Tom Moser donated $100
Team Hodges donated $50 and said, "I am sure this will be such an eye-opening experience! We cannot wait to hear all about it!"
Mom & Dad donated $25 and said, "We're sure you'll receive many blessings for helping. Hope you are strong enough to carry the water for your family to use for one day."
Someone donated $75 and said, "We wish we could be there....You guys have fun walking and make sure you bring back enough water to drink for the day. Let's build a well! P's"
Trapp Family donated $50 and said, "We are so proud of you all for doing this. Have fun!"
Someone donated $34
Someone donated $84
The Borlase Family donated $80 and said, "Hope you meet your goal!"
Someone donated $30 and said, "Thank you so much for taking action to help other children and their families have fresh clean water like you have. May God bless your every effort!"
Someone donated $250