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It’s a sad fact that around the world millions of women are still made to feel shameful about their periods. For many, it goes beyond shame. For some it means a temporary banishment from their home. For girls it can mean missing school. For others it can mean missing work.  It can also mean danger when women and girls are forced to go out into the bush during menstruation. It’s time for this taboo to end, and that’s why menstrualcontinue reading

Pilot Project Country Selected

  Hi everyone, Just a quick note to announce that I have made a decision on where HydrateLife’s pilot project will be located.  I’ve known for a while that I wanted to work in Latin America, however, I hadn’t narrowed it down beyond that.  The past few weeks I’ve been reading through articles and studies on water and sanitation in Latin America, and looking over some statistics on coverage.  I found that Colombia has one of the largest rural populations atcontinue reading

An Easy Way to Help HydrateLife

Happy Saturday everyone!  Did you wake up this morning thinking, “I wish there was a really easy way to help HydrateLife raise funds”?  Well good news, there is! You can help HydrateLife every time you shop on Amazon.com, with AmazonSmile.  For eligible purchases at Amazon, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to HydrateLife. And it’s really easy.  Just follow the link below, pick HydrateLife as the charity you would like to donate to, and shop like normal.continue reading

Introducing the all new HydrateLife! – now a 501c3 non-profit

  Hi everyone, I’m excited to announce that HydrateLife has transformed from an educational website to a 501c3 non-profit! The organization will work to fund, design, and build sustainable, appropriate, and environmentally friendly projects that bring clean water, proper sanitation, and good hygiene to rural communities in Latin America living without these basic necessities. I’ve just launched the new website, so if you haven’t had a chance please head over to hydratelife.org and check it out. I also have acontinue reading

Welcome to HydrateLife’s Blog

Welcome to our blog! Please check back for our first (real) post, but in the mean time, here’s a little information to help you navigate the blog. HydrateLife started back in 2013 as an educational website with the aim of informing people about the water and sanitation crisis.  We have now graduated onto new ventures, but the articles written are still very useful. If you’d like to read these articles you can find them listed under Educational Articles on the right.continue reading

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