Field Notes


Ebola's Lethal 'Coalition of Inaction'Ebola Sierra Leone Liberia Africa Field Notes

Ebola's Lethal 'Coalition of Inaction'

It’s been more than a month since the World Health Organization deemed West Africa's Ebola outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern.” But since then, too few nations have joined the fight. Read more about what's being called a "global coalition of inaction."

READ MORE published: September 09, 2014

Orphans of EbolaEbola Sierra Leone Liberia Africa Field Notes

Orphans of Ebola

As Ebola's death toll continues to rise, more and more children are orphaned. In fear of disease, extended families aren't coming forward to claim them—it's creating a child welfare crisis. Find out what makes these children so vulnerable, then learn how to save parents so families aren't torn apart.

READ MORE published: September 09, 2014

Ebola Update: What We're Doing in LiberiaLiberia Ebola Africa Field Notes

Ebola Update: What We're Doing in Liberia

Ebola is the biggest threat to hit Liberia since the country's eight-year civil war. As the death toll continues to rise, our local staff are braving the front lines of affected areas to implement relief efforts you helped us fund. Read more to find out what they're accomplishing.

READ MORE published: September 17, 2014

Ebola Update: Liberia Response Restores HopeEbola Liberia Africa Field Notes

Ebola Update: Liberia Response Restores Hope

Liberian communities that have been fervently praying for practical results are heartened by the recent international response. We’re grateful to be part of the solution, thanks to your support. Since our last update, Living Water Liberia has continued to make headway against the disease. Read more to find out how.

READ MORE published: September 23, 2014

Sierra Leone's Quarantine UpdateEbola Sierra Leone Staff Quarantine africa

Sierra Leone's Quarantine Update

Thank you for praying with us this during Sierra Leone's three-day lockdown quarantine. Read more about the successes and challenges of this past weekend, and what you can do to help our staff continue to fight Ebola.

READ MORE published: September 23, 2014

Ebola Update: Well Rehab in Molley TownEbola Liberia Well Rehabilitation Africa Field Notes

Before Living Water International’s team in Liberia rehabilitated Molley Town’s Afridev water pump, the community’s 53 families were at great risk of contracting Ebola. Now with a repaired well, hygiene and sanitation lessons, and a five-person water committee established by our staff, Molley Town is equipped to maintain the well and protect itself against Ebola. Read more about the rehabilitation and help us do more to fight the deadly disease!

READ MORE published: October 14, 2014

Ebola Update: Sanitation Facility in ProgressEbola africa Sierra Leone Staff Africa

Ebola Update: Sanitation Facility in Progress

In addition to clean water, proper hygiene and sanitation are critical in the fight against Ebola.

READ MORE published: October 17, 2014

Help us Reach Vekezela's Family in MabvukuZimbabwe Vekezela EFZ Mabvuku Africa

Help us Reach Vekezela's Family in Mabvuku

Vekezela—and her six brothers and sisters—need better access to safe water in Mabvuku, a suburb of Zimbabwe’s capital city. Living Water International doesn't drill there—yet. But you can help us minister to Vekezela's entire community, both body and spirit.

READ MORE published: November 07, 2014

Clean Water Ministers to Zimbabwe’s OrphansZimbabwe orphan EFZ Overspill Africa

Clean Water Ministers to Zimbabwe’s Orphans

In Overspill, Zimbabwe, clean water amplifies the ways Pastor Joshua’s church already ministers to its community—like taking care of 50 orphans. When Living Water International drilled a borehole at Joshua’s church last year, clean water became one less thing his congregation had to worry about providing them. Read more to meet an orphan your support has healed.

READ MORE published: November 10, 2014

Behind the Scenes: ZimbabweBehind the Scenes Zimbabwe EFZ Overspill Pastors

Behind the Scenes: Zimbabwe

In January, a handful of Living Water International's communications team visited Zimbabwe to capture stories of our transformative partnerships with local churches. Here’s a behind-the-scenes view of our campaign, One Body One Spirit!

READ MORE published: November 10, 2014



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