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A Community Made, Locally Sourced Solar Charging Shop

It has been a productive week of building in Kurugu Vohoyili. Our efforts were pushed back a day because of car trouble and a funeral in the community on Wednesday. On Thursday, Shak and I arrived around 7:30 am to … Continue reading

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Oh Where Oh Where to Put the Polytank?

The placement of the CWS water treatment center is key in running a successful water business. Fellows and CWS translators ask very specific questions when it comes to finding a spot for the polytank. The villagers select where they want … Continue reading

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CWS on the Road: US Edition Part 2

**First, our apologies to our email subscribers for filling your inboxes yesterday! We recently switched back to using wordpress for our blog and needed to transfer over all the posts from the past couple of months. Everything should be all … Continue reading

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The Seasons They are a-Changin’

First week back in Tamale and Hamatan is in full swing! Hamatan is when a dry-dust wind blows in from the Sahara. This happens from late November until mid-March all over West Africa. This Saharan wind engulfs the city of … Continue reading

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Voices from the field: Team G (Gabi, Katie, Jane & Jakob)

Hi Everyone! Team G here (Gabi, Katie, Jane & Jakob). Today we went to our village, Kulaa, to conduct monitoring of the villager’s safe storage containers. Jakob stayed home with an injured foot (who is now fully recovered) but we … Continue reading

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Voices from the Field: Team C (Emily, Lauren, Sarah and Priya)

Team C, aka Charlie’s Angels (consisting of Emily, Lauren, Sarah, and Priya), ventured into the school in Tindan today to teach students about healthy drinking habits! First, Sarah, Emily and Lucy (our photographer) went to the dugout and water treatment … Continue reading

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Summer Fellowship Applications Now OPEN!

Applications for the Summer Fellowship Program are open! Click here to apply now!

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