Girl in Talaxcoc with her water containers

Clean Water For Guatemala



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Rosita Wan
Amount Raised
$1,164.44
Fundraising Goal $500.00

My Message

The low availability of drinking water and poor sanitation is one of the biggest contributing factors to rural poverty in Guatemala.

Since 2013, RunForH2O has made a commitment to do what they can in Canada to help bring clean water to Guatemala. So far, Run For H2O has raised over C$325,000 to help build sustainable clean water systems for 6 communities in Guatemala, namely Pajuya (2013), Pachulum (2014), Xejuyup & Xoljuyup (2015), Sajchil & El Infiernito (2016) and Parrequená (2017). These communities with over 940 families (more than 5600 people) not only have life-saving needs met through provision of clean water for life, but also have improved health care, education and income-generating activities which help lift them from a life of poverty to self-reliance!

Bethel members are very supportive of the good cause of RunForH2O. For the past 3 years, we have the honor of being the “Top Fundraising Team” of the event. This year, Bethel has decided to participate again in the 2018 RunForH2O event on Saturday, Jun 16th 2018 to raise money to bring hope to more than 190 poor families (over 1,000 people) in Talaxcoc, Guatemala. The main water source of this community is a river at the bottom of the valley, proving to be a challenging hike just to get water which has been contaminated by sewage and waste from an upstream urban town. In order to get their day’s supply, families make the 2 to 3 kilometre trek each way to the river, several times each day.

Would you be willing to help too? Your gift means a new life marked by hope for some of the most marginalized, vulnerable indigenous people in Guatemala. Would you consider helping to bring hope and life to a child, a mother, or a family in Guatemala by making a financial gift of $50, $100, $250, or however much you may be able to give? Each $100 helps provide one person with access to clean water for the rest of his/her life.

Please support our fundraising efforts by making a secure online donation using your credit card for our Bethel team or for an individual member of our team.

All donations go to HOPE International Development Agency, and will be used solely for building sustainable water projects in Guatemala. 

With much gratitude for your support

Event Date
Jun 16, 2018 9:00 AM
Location Name
Vancouver 2018

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Way to go Rosita! :)
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