Grand-Bois

April 7, 2015

The Gift of Water technicians finished another training session in the Grand-Bois/Cornillon Community in Haiti last month. ServeHAITI raised enough money to purchase 700 systems for families in the community. The money raised also allowed five new technicians to be hired in the community. We are blessed to have such amazing support which has allowed […]

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Interview with Lamothe Lormier

October 1, 2012

The following is an article taken from the website of St. John the Baptist Church in Silver Springs, MD and was authored by Tony Maurelli. Clean water is a basic human right. In addition to being the single biggest cause of intestinal infection and disease in developing countries, poor quality drinking water is the single […]

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St. Alphonsus (Zionsville, IN) Walks for Haiti

July 23, 2012

On Thrusday, June 21st, the members of St. Alphonsus parish in Zionsville, IN held a community walk to build awareness about struggles for families to find clean water in Haiti and how organizations like, Gift of Water, Inc., can help. St. Alphonsus is twinned with St. Anthony of Padua. During the walk, participants received different […]

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A Word from our Intern in Haiti

June 28, 2012

Gift of Water has the great fortune of having an intern – Heather Larkin – working with us for the summer in Haiti.  Below are a few thoughts from Heather, sharing her beginning experiences living and working in Petitie Riviere de Nippes. I’m a rising senior at Cornell University, studying Molecular and Cell Biology, with […]

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GoW to participate in IUPUI Hunger Banquet

March 7, 2011

For those of you in the Indianapolis area, make plans to join the IUPUI Global Health Student Interest Group on April 3 for the Hunger Banquet. The third annual IUPUI Hunger Banquet will be held on Sunday, April 3rd from 6-8pm in the IUPUI Campus Center, Room 450. The Hunger Banquet is a fundraiser and […]

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Congratulations Graduating Technicians

January 28, 2011

What a great 4 days! We just wrapped our inaugural formal training program for the Gift of Water technicians in Haiti; the first training held in over 3 years. We had a great team of technicians assembled, including 8 seasoned veterans and 3 brand new ones. Lead by our In Country Liaison (Lamothe Lormier) and […]

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Meet Sr. Mary Ann Cruz

January 27, 2011

Karen and I took a break from the technician training and went to a small mountain village – Oriani – to meet with Sr. Mary Ann Cruz, a Philippine physician/nun who runs a small medical clinic. She is the doctor, nurse, pharmacists – all wrapped into one. I first met Sr. Mary during my trip […]

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Gift of Water Long Term Goals

January 16, 2011

Yesterday the Gift of Water Board of directors got together for a half day strategic planning session. We brainstormed everything from goals, objectives, budgets, financial goals and fundraising activities. In the spirit of total transparency, I thought I would share with you our goals for the coming year: Become a sef-sustaining business Procure an on-site […]

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OLMC (Carmel, IN) helps in fight against cholera

January 7, 2011

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (OLMC), a parish located in Carmel, IN, has had a long standing relationship with their sister parish, St. Antoine de Padua in Petite Riviere de Nippes. In late 2007, OLMC assumed responsibility for the Gift of Water program in Petite Riviere; the program had previously been funded and managed by […]

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Latest shipment arrives in Haiti

December 1, 2010

Happy to report that our latest shipment of purification systems and parts has safely arrived in Haiti. This is the second shipment made in 2010. Curious to know what was sent down? Here it is: Shipment 1 arrived in haiti on 6/8/2010 1770 red buckets,grey buckets, red lids and grey lids 3480 string filters 1520 […]

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Gift of Water receives 501(c)(3) status

October 21, 2010

Happy to report that we received our official status as a 501(c)(3) organization. We filed back in August and just got the final paper work!

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