Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Kathryn Bright recently spent six months in Ecuador helping with the the South American launch of the Peace Education Program. In her travels, she re-visited the small town of Paragachi, where TPRF participated with funding to restore the city’s irrigation...

It’s Working–Well Mechanics Restore Water Systems And Earn A Living

In 2011, TPRF agreed to match funds for an ambitious initiative organized by The Adventure Project to raise funds during the week of World Water Day (March 22) to repair broken water wells in northern India.  137 bloggers participating around the world helped make the...
Renewed Hope and Dignity–Water For Paragachi

Renewed Hope and Dignity–Water For Paragachi

Kathryn Bright is a volunteer grant reviewer for TPRF. Kathryn’s interest in one of TPRF’s clean water grants inspired a recent visit to a small village in the Andean mountains of Ecuador, where she discovered an amazing story of cooperation, ingenuity,...
When Water Works: Highlights from a Successful Partnership

When Water Works: Highlights from a Successful Partnership

“One year later, I am proud to report that WaterAid has successfully established two well mechanic shops in Kako and Ghosi blocks in the Jehanabad district of Bihar. As of February 29th, 12 new mechanics have repaired 85 hand pumps, restoring access to clean water for 12,386 people in need!” Becky Straw, co-founder of The Adventure Project, an organization dedicated to helping people have access to clean water.

The Horsford Diaries Part 2

The Horsford Diaries Part 2

The three facilities AEC operates, two in the rural countryside of Cambodia and one in Phnom Penh, are shining examples of the organization’s ear care work. With very little money, these audiologists have created an environment of calm and beauty to reassure their anxious young patients. There is a curving line of small Buddha statues in the waiting room resembling the children waiting their turn. Wonderful posters adorn the walls picturing friendly animals that teach children about ear health. The technicians are gentle, caring professionals. The children we see today are all HIV positive, living in an orphanage.