Girl with access to water in Xejuyup

Clean Water For Guatemala



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Winnie Chan
Amount Raised
$846.20
Fundraising Goal $600.00

My Message

I have decided to participate in 2017 RunForH2O on Saturday, Jun 17th 2017, a10km run at the River Front Park, South Vancouver, to raise money to bring hope to poor families in Guatemala without access to clean water. The low availability of drinking water and sanitation is one of the biggest contributing factors to rural poverty in Guatemala. Farming families rely on rain to grow food, and there are long periods of drought each year without rain to water the soil. 

Women and children walk up to THREE or FOUR hours each day to fetch scarce water from streams for drinking, cooking, bathing, and cleaning. This water is dirty and causes frequent illness and death from waterborne disease. Children, especially girls, are unable to go to school because they need to fetch water each day. Life is a daily struggle for survival.

A different life and future is possible for the families. Each $100 helps provide one person with access to clean water for the rest of his/her life. Each $600 helps provide one family with access to clean water for the rest of their life.

For the past 4 years, Run For H2O has raised fund to help build sustainable clean water systems for many communities in Guatemala.  These communities not only have life-saving needs met through provision of clean water, but also improved health care, education and income-generating activities that help lift them from a life pf poverty to self-reliance!

Your gift means a new life marked by hope for some of the most marginalized, vulnerable indigenous people in Guatemala. Whatever amount you may be able to give will help to bring hope and life to a child, a mother, or a family in Guatemala.  We are truly blessed to live in Vancouver where we are surrounded by mountain, ocean and forest.  We have the privilege to have clean water just at our tap.  Yet, it is a luxury to have clean water at Guatemala.  Let us share our wealth with those in need.  I sincerely thank you for your financial support for me to participate in this event. On behalf of the Guatemalan, THANK YOU for your generosity.

Event Date
Jun 17, 2017 9:00 AM
Location Name
Vancouver

My Team

Winnie is part of Bethel Fellowship
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My Supporters (29)

Sheila Lynch donated $10.00
Jun 21, 2017 2:23 PM
May Chan donated $12.50
Jun 16, 2017 7:40 PM
A. Chan donated $4.16
Jun 13, 2017 10:54 PM
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Boon Guan Siew donated $40.00
Jun 12, 2017 12:00 AM
Victor Lee donated $100.00
Jun 9, 2017 12:00 AM
Brian Lightfoot donated $25.00
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Andrew Newman donated $50.00
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May 27, 2017 5:03 PM
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May 25, 2017 7:48 PM
way to go..........
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May 23, 2017 10:31 PM
Keep going and having fun!
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May 23, 2017 12:49 AM
Paul Chow donated $25.00
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May 21, 2017 11:59 PM
Mom donated $25.00
May 21, 2017 1:29 AM
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May 20, 2017 2:06 PM
Way to go! ??????
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May 20, 2017 2:01 PM
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May 19, 2017 12:37 PM
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May 19, 2017 10:28 AM
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May 19, 2017 1:54 AM
Good luck!!
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