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2024 Update

The last few months have been busy for Help A Village Effort, with several projects funded thanks to the contributions of our generous donors. Currently underway: Six bore wells with NGO partner SPREAWS Five bore wells, five water tanks, and five submersible electric wells underway with RCLWA Fifteen tube wells with maintenance education and awareness training for sanitation and water-borne disease underway with RUCHC We are in the process of planning fundraising events to continue supporting work to bring clean water to rural communities in India. Details about upcoming events will be posted soon!

Glovertown Walk for Water 2022

Glovertown: Walk for Water update

Due to COVID-19’s persistence, the Glovertown’s 23rd Walk for Water is again, being done individually (not in the group form). 

Tribute to Ron Reid

Ron Reid, the Chairman of Help A Village Effort (HAVE), died suddenly on Dec. 10, 2020. He inspired people – to join him on the Board of HAVE; to support the work of the organization; and to carry out the work on the ground in India.

Remembering Ron Reid

HAVE is profoundly saddened by the loss of board chairman Ron Reid, who passed away on Dec. 10. We will be posting more about Ron and plans to honour his life in the near future. You can read about the inspirational life he led here.

Update on projects in Nabaranghur District

Well projects are moving forward in Nabaranghur District, in Odisha, India, with funding from donations to Help A Village Effort. Twelve wells in Papadahandi, Boriguama, and Nanahandi Blocks have either been completed or are underway by NGO RUCHC (Rural Community Health Centre). Nishita Daudsena, CEO of RUCHC, says drilling takes eight to nine hours on a good day, or it could take up to two days. Each well provides water to hundreds of people. HAVE has committed about $23,000 to this 12 well project.