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

Lexi's Birthday Campaign

Lexi's Birthday Campaign

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Mission Statement

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
  • 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

This campaign brought clean water to Medeb, Ethiopia.

Ethiopia
Drilled Well
200

All donations made to Alexis’ campaign

51

donations

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Ben C$100
Jared Novack$100
Rich & Glenna Grant$96
Elise Hu$75
Jacci & Menachem$64

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
  • 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.