This campaign closed on Jan 12, 2013 Alexis Grant brought clean water to Medeb.

Alexis Grant

Lexi's Birthday Campaign

Alexis Grant

Lexi's Birthday Campaign

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This campaign brought clean water to Medeb, Ethiopia.

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This campaign closed on Jan 12, 2013 and the money is being sent to the field. Still want to donate? You can give directly to charity: water.

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Top donors listed by:
Ben C$100
Jared Novack$100
Rich & Glenna Grant$96
Elise Hu$75
Jacci & Menachem$64

Thank you for helping us fund 100 wells in Ethiopia. Soon, 100 communities will be drinking clean and safe water from charity: water wells.

Private donors cover our operating cost so that 100% of all public donations can go directly to water project costs.

This campaign brought clean water to Medeb, Ethiopia.

This is a cause that's close to my heart, for two reasons:

1. It's absolutely one of the BEST ways to make a huge difference. Having traveled a lot in Africa, I've seen what it means for a community to have clean water -- and what it means when they don't. Access to clean water creates a snowball effect of great things, including giving more girls access to school (because they don't have to spend their entire day fetching water). If you want to give back, this is a smart way to do it.

2. My Cameroonian host family, who I've stayed with on two occasions, suffered from a water-related illness outbreak this year. (Here's one of the posts I've written about them: http://alexisgrant.com/2012/09/05/what-im-doing-with-my-100-from-wds2012/.) When you see this issue affecting people who are like family, it really hits home.

I feel so fortunate to spend my days thinking not about how to meet my basic needs, but about how to follow my dreams. Let's make it possible for other people and communities to do that, too.

Thanks for joining us!

Oh, and if you give at least $32, I'll give you a free copy of my guide on how to turn your side gig into your full-time job ($47 value): http://alexisgrant.com/self-employment. That's how much I want you to get involved! (Just forward your receipt to alexiskgrant@gmail.com, and I'll send you the guide.)

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Updates and Comments

  • J
    Jesstine Wolfe donated $15 - about 7 years ago

    Happy Birthday! And thank you for writing "How to take a Career Break to Travel"!!!

  • B
    Ben C donated $100 - about 7 years ago

    Very noble of you, well done.

  • N
    nidhi thapar donated $15 - about 7 years ago

    happy birthday!

  • E
    Elliott Garber donated $32 - about 7 years ago

    Great idea, Alexis! I've done some work with Blood:Water Mission in Uganda and Kenya and have seen how important these projects are.

  • A
    Anonymous donated $32 - about 7 years ago

    Ticks all the boxes - Happy Birthday

  • Scott Britton donated $32 - about 7 years ago

    Happy Birthday. My charity of choice as well!

  • S
    Sara Lasure donated $10 - about 7 years ago

    Happy Birthday Lexi!

  • C
    Cate Bres donated $15 - about 7 years ago

    Happy Birthday Friend!

  • J
    Justin Coleman donated $32 - about 7 years ago

    Happy Birthday! What an amazing gift you are giving to others! We love and miss you.

  • M
    Melanie Meren donated $20 - about 7 years ago

    mkmeren@yahoo.com

Thank you for helping us fund 100 wells in Ethiopia. Soon, 100 communities will be drinking clean and safe water from charity: water wells.

Private donors cover our operating cost so that 100% of all public donations can go directly to water project costs.