March 12, 2015

A bit of perspective

Imagine for a moment… Its 1pm and you’re a twelve year old sitting in school. As you listen to the teacher, you wipe the sweat from your forehead. Its about 90°F outside, but inside the walls of the sparse, concrete school building, the temperature is intensified. In the small, crowded room, you’re surrounded by 25…

January 27, 2015

We have a HUGE announcement!

This Spring, we will embark on another ride to help provide water and sanitation to a school in need! We will ride 450 miles down the coast of California from Santa Rosa to the Lifewater headquarters in San Luis Obispo, raising funds and awareness for a childrens’ school in the Democratic Republic of the Congo! …

December 18, 2014

$100,000 Raised and 2,500 People Helped!

After raising more than $1,200 in less than a week, WE SURPASSED OUR $100,000 GOAL! We couldn’t believe how quickly everyone rallied support support in the home stretch. Because of your help, we will be able to provide over 2,500 people in Lira, Uganda with clean water, proper hygiene, and adequate sanitation resources FOR LIFE.…

September 15, 2014

Impact in Lira: Update from the Field

Work rolls on in Lira, northern Uganda, with three new wells and four repaired wells this quarter. Local health promoters, community leaders, and teachers are hard at work in over 30 communities spreading the news about the benefits of latrine use and improved hygiene practices. In Lira, the work especially benefits women and girls. Whether it is…

September 09, 2014

A new challenge and $96,000

Our Monthly Mile Challenge is still going and this month (September) we have a new challenge! 1. Ride 300 miles by the end of September. 2. At some point in the month, ride a Century (100 miles). If you do, make sure to let us know! Anyone who rides a Century this month will receive some free…

August 05, 2014

Help us spread the word!

This weekend, we rode 80 miles, and we hope you got a chance to hop on your bikes, too. If you haven’t decided to join the Monthly Mile Challenge yet, what are you waiting for?

August 01, 2014

The Monthly Mile Challenge is ON!

Looking for an excuse to get on your bike and ride? Looking to be a part of something bigger than yourself?

July 24, 2014

Monthly Mile Challenge

Even though we got through 1,200+ miles on the official Wheels4Water ride, being back in real life really puts a damper on how frequently one can hop on the bike. We need a way to keep us accountable to making the mileage happen and we also want to create an opportunity for all you avid…

July 18, 2014

Why We Ride

When we originally began dreaming up the Wheels4Water ride, we never expected it to become what it did. The hope was to raise $40,000 to help 1,000 people gain access to clean water and sanitation resources. What we were astounded to realize is that, by the time we rode into Chicago on June 13th, we had raised…

July 15, 2014

Awesome things are still happening!

Now that the dust has settled, we wanted to take some time to thank the people who made the entire Wheels4Water ride a success. We really cannot express how grateful we are to have had you be a part of the team!