This campaign closed on Dec 31, 2014 and $207,296 is being sent to the field.

seth godin

Activism: Caring and making a difference

seth godin

Activism: Caring and making a difference

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Drip, drip, drip. It adds up. Thanks for checking this out. You can contribute or even start your own.

More than two hundred of you have already contributed: We're over 5,500 lives impacted and it's only been 24 hours! Just $5,000 left until we hit our goal.

During the hotter part of the year, the average temperature in the Sahel region of West Africa is more than 110 degrees.

For women here, not having access to clean water means hours of painful and exhausting work. Many of them walk miles each day just to reach the 100-year-old hole in the ground where they collect water. And they make that trip four or five times. Not only is that water contaminated and dirt-colored, but it has to be pulled up by hand, one bucket at a time.

The homemade rope burns their hands; it causes bleeding and leaves callouses — even scars. And sometimes the rope breaks, causing women to fall into the wells.

You can help change this.

We can bring solar powered pumps into communities and pipe water to tap stands right next to these women’s homes. We can bring time, energy and a better future to 100,000 people in Mali and Niger.

Help me play a small part in changing the lives of women in the Sahel -- donate to my campaign.

100% of everything we raise will directly fund water projects. And when those projects are finished, charity: water will send us proof in pictures and GPS coordinates, so we can see the actual people and communities we impacted.

$207,296

  • 5,922 people will get clean water
  • 0 days left to donate
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$200,000.00

This campaign closed on Dec 31, 2014 and the money is being sent to the field. Still want to donate? You can give directly to charity: water.

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This September, we want to bring clean water to 100,000 people in The Sahel. Watch the trailer to find out why.

100 percent

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

Drip, drip, drip. It adds up. Thanks for checking this out. You can contribute or even start your own.

More than two hundred of you have already contributed: We're over 5,500 lives impacted and it's only been 24 hours! Just $5,000 left until we hit our goal.

During the hotter part of the year, the average temperature in the Sahel region of West Africa is more than 110 degrees.

For women here, not having access to clean water means hours of painful and exhausting work. Many of them walk miles each day just to reach the 100-year-old hole in the ground where they collect water. And they make that trip four or five times. Not only is that water contaminated and dirt-colored, but it has to be pulled up by hand, one bucket at a time.

The homemade rope burns their hands; it causes bleeding and leaves callouses — even scars. And sometimes the rope breaks, causing women to fall into the wells.

You can help change this.

We can bring solar powered pumps into communities and pipe water to tap stands right next to these women’s homes. We can bring time, energy and a better future to 100,000 people in Mali and Niger.

Help me play a small part in changing the lives of women in the Sahel -- donate to my campaign.

100% of everything we raise will directly fund water projects. And when those projects are finished, charity: water will send us proof in pictures and GPS coordinates, so we can see the actual people and communities we impacted.

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Updates and Comments

  • E
    Ed Oyama donated $1 - about 2 years ago

    I don't got a lot, but I want to give! Thanks Seth.

  • S
    Sevket Tolga Akarcali donated $100 - about 2 years ago

    drip by drip

  • B
    Billie Larkin donated $5 - about 2 years ago

    Happy to help make life easier for this community (:

  • R
    Reane Johansen donated $5 - about 2 years ago

    What a great charity!

  • N
    Nadia Prescher donated $100 - about 2 years ago

    Everyone on the planet deserves cleaning water. Thank you Seth!!

  • A
    Anonymous donated $5 - about 2 years ago

    Thank you. I love you!

  • M
    MaryEllen Bratu donated $50 - about 2 years ago

    So happy to help. Thanks, Seth, for your vision and insights.

  • M
    Mark Leake donated $100 - about 2 years ago

    Giving because Seth said to

  • P
    Patrick Rose donated $45 - about 2 years ago

    Love the chance to do this!

  • J
    Jim & Patty Clifford donated $55 - about 2 years ago

    Seth keep up the great work !!! God Bless

This September, we want to bring clean water to 100,000 people in The Sahel. Watch the trailer to find out why.

100 percent

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