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Lifewater International Adds Non-Profit Activewater

Merger provides Lifewater with additional tools to provide water sanitation solutions to the world's poor

 
PRLog - Aug. 15, 2014 - SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- San Louis Obispo, CA – August 15, 2014 – Lifewater International 501(c)(3), a leader in providing the world’s rural poor with integrated water, sanitation, and hygiene solutions and programs, is pleased to announce its merger with ActiveWater a nonprofit dedicated to leveraging the athletic lifestyle and grassroots campaigns to bring clean water solutions, hygiene training, and sanitation projects to communities in need across the globe.

The board of directors for both organizations unanimously approved the merger in June. Under the terms of the agreement, ActiveWater’s staff will join the staff of Lifewater and will operate under the Lifewater brand as a unified front to tackle the global issue of clean water access, hygiene, and sanitation.

“I am thrilled by this announcement as there is a clear water crisis across the globe and it is my opinion that collaboration is the best way to make a difference,” said Daren Wendel, Co-Founder of ActiveWater. “The work our organization has accomplished will be accelerated by joining the team at Lifewater’s. I believe unifying our organizations will dramatically increase access to clean water for people across the United States and world.”

ActiveWater will continue to operate as a fundraising and educational entity that creatively leverages athletic lifestylesand grassroots campaigns to bring clean water solutions, hygiene training, and sanitation projects to communities with Wendel holding the position of Donor Engagement Lead and his co-founder Amie Hadaway is now serving as Donor Relations Lead.

"This is a significant milestone for our organization," stated Justin Narducci President & CEO of Lifewater. "ActiveWater’s success and footprint complements our historical legacy and will expand our geographic reach and donor base across the United States. We believe this new structure will allow Lifewater to serve more people, more effectively. And that is what it is all about!"

About Lifewater:

Lifewater is a non-profit, Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving vulnerable children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty. For over 35 years,

Lifewater has focused on contextually appropriate, low-tech water development. Lifewater trains, equips, and empowers local communities and churches to meet their own needs with safe water. Lifewater International is a 501(c) (3) non-profit, Christian water development organization that intentionally serves all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or gender.

About ActiveWater:

ActiveWater is a division of Lifewater International that creatively uses the athletic lifestyle and grassroots campaigns to bring clean water solutions, hygiene training, and sanitation projects to communities in need across the globe. Additionally, it fulfills its mission by informing individuals and groups of the greatest challenge our world faces, the need for safe drinking water

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Source:Lifewater International
City/Town:San Luis Obispo - California - United States
Industry:Environment, Non-profit
Tags:Clean Water Solutions, Lifewater, ActiveWater, Clean Water Access, nonprofit
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