September 23, 2019

2019: Day 4 Ride Video – Odako Anidi Village

The 2019 day 4 and ride is officially completed! This has been a ride of extremes, but most importantly a ride with a purpose. As the team battled up Mt. Evans 14,000+ ft. summit only one W4W rider made it to the top. Day 4 was an emotional one, but we focused on the village…

September 12, 2019

2019: Day 4 – Riding for Odako Anidi Village

Life in Odako Anidi: Aberash’s Story At 27 years old, Aberash Tonsisa and her husband are raising three children under the age of seven. Most days, in the rush and worry of things, Aberash feels as though a thousands pounds sits on her shoulders. Although far less than a thousands pounds, the weight of two…

September 12, 2019

2019: Day 3 Ride Video – Sodo Chefae

Day 3 is done! The Wheels 4 Water team biked Vail Pass and Loveland Pass. It was a very hard ride, Sarah unfortunately injured her knee and had to take time to rest mid morning. There was a bit of hail and sleet coming up Loveland Pass but we pushed through. We finished in the…

September 12, 2019

2019: Day 3 – Riding for Sodo Chefae Village

Life in Sodo Chefae: Lamitu’s Story Fear is a common feeling in Lamitu’s household. When the youngest children fall ill, fear washes over her. When things get serious, fear rises to Lamitu’s chest, making breathing burdensome. But, the mother of five has great courage, and she always finds a way to act in the face…

September 11, 2019

2019: Day 2 – Riding for Chefae Anidi Village

Life in Chefae Anidi: Mamo’s Story Almaz lay in bed when we arrived to meet her family. A thin blanket lay over the mother of three, and the edges of her mouth pulled into a frown. “I worry for our kids that they will be affected by the disease,” her husband, Mamo, said. “We are…

July 15, 2019

Experience a Walk for Water!

Fellow Illinois friends – Please mark your calendar on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:30 – 8 PM to Experience a Walk for Water in Ethiopia. At Chapelstreet Church Mill Creek we will have a 360-degree reality tour of a daily walk for water with an Ethiopian mother. We will then share how we can…

December 29, 2018

Finishing (2018) strong! #BeChange #MakeImpact

5 years ago we founded Wheels4Water an event to help raise awareness and support to fight against the world water crisis. Our hope was to push ourselves personally to get out of our comfort zone and to collaborate with friends who wanted to make some sort of an impact. We would use our personal and professional skills…

November 20, 2018

Wheels4Water 2019 Announcement!

Wheels4Water 2019 Announcement! from Wheels4Water on Vimeo. In the Fall of 2019, we ride through some of Colorado’s most challenging peaks to provide kids and families in Ethiopia safe water, sanitation, and hygiene for life. 4 peaks, 4 days for Ethiopia! Our goal for this ride is to serve 1,000 people in 4 villages in…

May 01, 2018

2018: Day 8 – Love Well

Vimeo. Today the beauty of the ride and the reality that we were almost done started to sink in. So did the reality that we are riding to give kids a chance at a healthier life. The pure fact that kids die from preventable water borne disease is hard to fathom, we can change that…

April 28, 2018

2018: Day 7 – So close….

. Day 7 recap is here and ready for your viewing pleasure – please give it a look! Today we rode for 500 students in the Shenta Chanco school in Ethiopia. We are so close to our goal both financially and milage wise. Our gratefulness and our emotions are rising as we remember loved ones,…