Welcome to Help A Village Effort

$6,085 raised in Vancouver Walk for Water

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s Walk for Water. There was a real sense of camaraderie among the hearty souls who showed up and walked through the water. It turned out that Saturday was the rainiest day of the year with 40mm falling. We have received $6,085. You and HAVE supporters do make a difference. Thank you! David Phillips and the Walk Team

Walk for Water in Minden June 14

Tuesday, June 14, there will be a Walk for Water to raise money for HAVE in Minden, Ont. HAVE raises money to drill wells and provide basic sanitation to the most needy in rural India. We are hoping to raise $80,000 this year which will cover the cost of drilling 35 wells and provide sanitation education. Each well costs approximately $2,200 depending on the exchange rate. The easiest way to sponsor a walker is to contribute directly to HAVE using Canada Helps which transfers the donations directly to HAVE and sends out a tax receipt. The link to Canada Helps… [ read more ]

Support HAVE at the Food and Beverage Showcase in Gelert June 18

Chew and Chat for Charity at Wintergreen Pancake Barn near Minden (3325 Gelert Rd.). You will find food and beverage samples from amazing local vendors. Live entertainment all afternoon. Silent auction and food competitions. Tickets are $20 each (over 16 years old) or $50 for a family. Money goes to Help A Village Effort and Haliburton County’s Food for Kids. The most delicious way to give back to the local and international community! The fun starts on Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. and runs to 4 p.m. Bring your own plate, bug spray, lawn chair and cutlery.

Walk for Water in West Vancouver May 28

HELP A VILLAGE EFFORT – H.A.V.E. May 28th, SATURDAY 9:30 REGISTRATION 10:00 WALK STARTS ST. MONICA’S CHURCH, 6404 WELLINGTON AVE. WEST VANCOUVER Join us again this year! Dear Friends of HAVE On May 28th our Walk will cover about 3 Km. That is the distance village women walk every day to fetch buckets of water for their homes. Water which is often polluted. Our goal for the walk is to raise funds for 3 new wells. Three wells will impact the lives of as many as 300 people as they will be getting clean water from a village pump footsteps… [ read more ]

Join us for the Glovertown Walk for Water

The following is a personal message written by Gerry and Yuvadee Feltham Dear Friends and Relatives, Our recent 2016 trip – via local transportation and hitch-hiking as well as couch surfing (in numerous homes), through 6 south African countries – was quite an enjoyable, remarkable, (yes, fairly inexpensive), and revealing adventure. Through our travels this year, as with previous years, we are being more and more reminded that the world is one with one people upon it; and that we need to employ ways and means to understand, to appreciate, and, wherever necessary and possible, to help one another –… [ read more ]

Latest SPREAWS report

We recently received this report from our NGO SPREAWS in South India. PROGRESS REPORT Video from recent SPREAWS well