Category Archives: Opening Day

Voices from the Field: Team Blessing (Claire, Phoebe, Robert and Sofia)

Hey everyone! Robert, Sofia, Claire, and Phoebe here – along with our aptly named translator, Blessing! The village Team Blessing was assigned has smiling faces and warm hearts like all CWS selections, but the unique history sets it apart. Team … Continue reading

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Voices from the field: Team Simply (Ana B, Remy & Danya)

For the past couple of weeks we have been working in a village called Manguli II (don’t forget the II). After spending time training our three elected entrepreneurs, Moshi, Sharatu, and Latifa,  we finally opened their water business this morning! … Continue reading

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Opening Night in Sakpalua in photos

Opening night in Sakpalua was a success! More updates to come, but for now, here are some pictures from the evening!  

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Voices from the Field: Team TJ

Greetings from Emily, Sara, Thalia and Alex aka team TJ!! TJ is our friend and translator, also known as T to the J, Teeg, or 2Chainz. For the past two weeks we have been implementing a shared water treatment center … Continue reading

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Voices from the Field: Team Wahab

A Haiku: In Chandanyili, Opening day was SUPER. Clean water for all! Yesterday was opening day for CWS’s new water treatment center in Chandanyili. Several Fulani women (a nomadic group from Mali and Nigeria) were the first to arrive at … Continue reading

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Aint no party like a Solar Center party, cause a solar center party has ELECTRICITY!

With the women trained and the solar equipment in place, it was almost time to open our Solar Center. Before the big opening party could take place, we just needed to distribute the rechargeable lanterns to all of the households … Continue reading

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Successful Opening Days!

With opening days taking place Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week we can’t think of a better way to recap the excitement but with pictures from each of the teams! The 7 new water treatment centers now serve clean drinking … Continue reading

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Voices from the Field: Team TJ (Bryan, Maxine, Jhanel & Casey)

Our Rising Tigers Finally the day we and the villagers had been waiting for had arrived – our opening day! When we arrived at the dugout, six safe storage containers were already aligned in front of the Polytank in anticipation … Continue reading

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CWS on the Road: Pilot in Tunga

I’m sure that you all have been on the edge of your seats since Kathryn’s last post about CWS’ expansion! To recap: After a scouting trip to Liberia, Burkina Faso, and Togo last summer, Kathryn and I decided that for … Continue reading

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Voices from the Field: Team Tidan’s Opening Day!

Driving into the village this morning, we could tell there was a different atmosphere for opening day. All of the women and children, especially the girls, were dressed up in their best clothes. As word of our arrival spread through … Continue reading

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