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WELLS OF LIFE AFRICA

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WELLS OF LIFE AFRICA

  1. 1. Positively impacting 1 million disadvantaged people this decade. <br />
  2. 2. 1 IN 5 CHILDREN IN AFRICA DIES BECAUSE OF BAD WATER, BEFORE AGE 5.<br />
  3. 3. B A D W A T E R C A U S E S DIARRHEA <br />W H I C H<br />KILLS 4,100 CHILDREN<br />P E R D A Y.<br />
  4. 4. ALMOST A BILLION PEOPLE A DAY GET THEIR WATER FROM A WELL LIKE THIS.<br />
  5. 5. WELLS OF LIFE <br />BRINGS CLEAN WATER TO EAST AFRICAN VILLAGES.<br />TO CREATE BETTER LIVES + HOPE.<br />
  6. 6. one<br />one<br />$4,000<br />1.5<br />T H I S I S <br />five<br />Cost of drilling one well in one village in Africa. <br />I N<br />six<br />I N<br />$2,000<br />billion<br />Amount we need to raise per well with businesses matching funds. <br />IN THE WORLD DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO SAFE DRINKING WATER<br />CHILDREN IN EAST AFRICA DIES OF A WATER-BORNE DISEASE BEFORE AGE 5<br />PEOPLE IN THE WORLD<br />1<br />The average U.S. home uses 100 gallons of water each day.<br /> An African family uses about five gallons of water each day.<br />Women and children walk an average of 4.5 miles each way per day to fetch water.<br />6-8 large glasses<br />(around 2 liters, or 64 oz.) <br />is how much water a human being needs each day to survive.<br />million<br />Is the number of people Wells of Life wants to positively impact this decade. <br />Takes about 5 hours every day, carrying the U.S. luggage allowance (44 pounds) of water on their heads.<br />1<br />In Africa, most water is gathered in <br />4 gallon <br />Jerry Cans <br />originally designed for carrying gasoline.<br />week<br />Most girls are <br />not able to attend school or get an education<br />because they need to walk 8-10 miles a day carrying water on their heads for their families.<br />IS THE TYPICAL TIME IT TAKES TO DRILL ONE VILLAGE WATER WELL.<br />LACK OF EDUCATION<br />IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF <br />MULTI-GENERATIONAL POVERTY<br /> IN AFRICA. <br />
  7. 7. THE AVERAGE DISTANCE FROM THE VILLAGE TO THE WELL IS 4.5 MILES. <br />
  8. 8. IN AFRICA, THE AVERAGE PERSON SPENDS 5 HOURS A DAY COLLECTING WATER. <br />
  9. 9. IN MANY PARTS GIRLS ARE NEVER ABLE TO ATTEND SCHOOL BECAUSE THEY NEED TO COLLECT WATER FOR THEIR FAMILY EVERY DAY.<br />
  10. 10. Allows the ability to reduce deaths from illnesses, provides the opportunity better health, creates better education & learning environment, helps feed livestock & grow crops, & creates new lives & hope for the people of the village. <br />Bringing clean water to a village has significant social & community benefits. <br />
  11. 11. Provides the opportunity for economic growth & employment, reduces poverty, & can create new business opportunities for the people of the village. <br />Bringing clean water to a village has significant financial & development benefits. <br />
  12. 12. A clean water supply within the village can transform a community which may not have had clean water for over 1,000 years – saving lives, creating opportunities, & giving hope for the future. <br />Bringing clean water to a village has significant benefits for their future. <br />
  13. 13. YOU<br />+ CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. <br />WELLS OF LIFE<br />
  14. 14. YOU CAN MAKE A SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF PEOPLE, FAMILIES, & VILLAGES IN EAST AFRICA. <br />WE HAVE CREATED ALL THE INFRASTRUCTURE YOU WILL NEED TO BUILD A VILLAGE WELL WITH YOUR NAME ON IT. <br />
  15. 15. “<br />Take a moment to envision what is possible when commitment, passion and the desire to change the world, come together.<br />Nick Jordan, President, Wells of Life.<br />
  16. 16. OUR MISSION::<br />The mission of Wells of Life is simple: Build 1,000 wells in 10 years for the people of East Africa. This will positively impact, & create better lives for 1,000,000 people. <br />Our goal is to solve the water dilemma one well at a time, in a collaborative effort between corporations, schools, & compassionate individuals, who make a commitment and provide the opportunity to help the people of East Africa receive clean, sanitary water.<br />We understand that water is a basic human right and a basic necessity for life. We have seen how a well empowers the members of the community with hope for the future. <br />We provide the opportunity for children, especially girls, to have access to education by reducing the time required to collect water.<br />We will make a difference, inspire change, and transform communities. We will change communities.<br />
  17. 17. ABOUT WELLS OF LIFE::<br />Wells of Life was founded in 2007 with one specific purpose: to bring clean water to communities in need through the help and collaboration of businesses, individuals, corporations and families.<br />The presence of water has the ability to transform lives, uplift communities and create prosperity.<br />Wells of Life is able to provide the most cost effective rate of construction as a result of owning and operating its own equipment. Wells of Life controls the entire process and has the full staff & resources for every aspect of the well-drilling operation.<br />We work with both public & private sector to raise money to build wells. We have many business sponsors who match funds raised by individuals, families, & schools – making it more cost effective to raise money. <br />We typically work with the village elders to determine suitability, then bring in geologists to determine best site location, then order the drilling rig & infrastructure team. We generally drill one well per week. <br />www.wellsoflifeafrica.org<br />
  18. 18. IT COSTS $4,000 TO DRILL A WELL. <br />
  19. 19. WE WORK WITH BUSINESES, WHO MATCH FUNDS RAISED BY INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES & SCHOOLS. <br />PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP<br />
  20. 20. OUR SCHOOL PROGRAM WORKS WITH STUDENTS WHO RAISE $2,000 OR MORE THROUGH ORGANIZED FUND-RAISING ACTIVITIES.<br />
  21. 21. END THIRST | SAVE LIVES | BRING PROSPERITY | MAKE AN IMPACT<br /> <br />Start at School<br /> <br />You and your schoolmates have the ability to help solve the water crisis in East Africa. <br /> <br />Get your school involved by sponsoring water well and leaving a legacy in East Africa.<br /> <br />GOAL: Raise $2,000 to sponsor a well that supports an entire East African village.<br /> <br />Your well will be named after your school or class and leave an everlasting impact on 1,000 lives <br />
  22. 22. 1 <br />5 <br />Make a Personal Commitment to <br />Make a Difference<br />Go to our Website & Pledge Money<br />HOW IT WORKS::<br />2 <br />4 <br />Determine Your Fundraising Goal<br />Conduct Fundraising Activities<br />3 <br />Determine Your Fundraising Methods<br />
  23. 23. FUNDRAISING IDEAS:<br />FAMILY OR INDIVIDUAL DONATIONS<br />ASK FRIENDS FOR DONATIONS<br />ASK BUSINESSES FOR DONATIONS<br />HOLD A DANCE<br />CREATE SPONSORSHIP FOR “THE WORLD’S BIGGEST…”<br />CAR WASH<br />BAKE SALE<br />DONATE MONEY FOR CHORES<br />CREATE A WALK-A-THON<br />
  24. 24. HOW TO GIVE:<br />Go to www.wellsoflifeafrica.org & click on the GIVE button.<br />
  25. 25. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER<br />twitter.com/Wells_of_Life<br />
  26. 26. YOU<br /> CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE<br />
  27. 27. www.wellsoflifeafrica.org<br />

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