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PackH2O Water Backpack Program in Rwanda Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action

PackH2O Water Backpack Program in Rwanda Announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action “Buckets to Backpacks” program to distribute 100,000 PackH2O water backpacks Columbus, Ohio – May 7 2015 — More than 600,000 people in water stressed communities across Rwanda … Continue reading

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Cholera Relief in Kenya with Partners for Care

Recently, an outbreak of Cholera has hit Western Kenya. Partners for Care, packH20, The Red Cross in Kenya, and the Harold C. Schott Foundation have come together to make a difference in the lives of many cholera effected families. Because … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

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The Heart of Africa Exibit

This week, we had the pleasure of attending the opening ceremonies for the new Heart of Africa exhibit at the Columbus Zoo here in Columbus, Ohio. We got to see a baby cheetah named Jambo that had just been born … Continue reading

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A true PackH2O leader!

Kudos to David Fischer, President and CEO of Greif, Inc., for recognition in the January issue of Leaders magazine.  The article features Mr. Fisher’s personal involvement with the development of the water backpack, details how PackH2O is a catalyst for … Continue reading

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Youth Day – Celebrate Life!

the early period of existence, growth, or development. Today is Youth Day! While PackH2O tends to focus strongly on mothers, today is especially important. When the women of the world are gathering water, many times children will be right by … Continue reading

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Water Transportation Challenges – What Would You Do?

What would you do if you were thirsty? What would you do if you had to walk miles everyday for water? What would you do if the only thing you had to carry it in was an old gas? What … Continue reading

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Water for Washing

When you think clean water, thirst quenching may come to mind. But what about body washing? In places like Kenya, families are faced with the daily nuisance of things like jiggers. Tiny parasites that combined with unsanitary conditions can increase the … Continue reading

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Water Hauling and Girls’ Education

It may seem obvious to most people that education is a key that can open the lock to all of the opportunities in the world. What isn’t obvious, is that not everyone has the chance to even hold that key. … Continue reading

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A Surprising Barrier To Clean Water: Human Nature

The issue of Transportation within the Global Water Crisis is becoming more and more prevalent. Clean Water Access is important but more needs to be done! Millions of families, with clean water, are stil affected everyday by Cholera, Typhoid or … Continue reading

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