1. I Know Someone - How We Work: AIDS


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    http://www.bloodwatermission.com/aids Over 33 million people in the world are infected with HIV/AIDS, and 2/3 of them live in Sub-Sarahan Africa. But because of the barriers of education and understanding, many of us don't know anyone affected by this disease. For those living with HIV/AIDS, drinking contaminated water opens the door to opportunistic infections in an already weakened immune system. This direct link between AIDS and water launched the dual purpose of Blood:Water Mission: clean blood, free from HIV/AIDS and clean water, free from disease. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution to AIDS, we are working through our partners to address the local gaps in HIV/AIDS programs implementing effective and sustainable solutions including education, treatment and support. Through our partnership in several communities, we have been able to walk alongside many living positively and get to know their stories. We now invite you to know them too. Here are a few inspiring people we've met along the way that we hope will help you be able to say "I Know Someone." http://www.bloodwatermission.com/i-know-someone.php

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    • The Tumaini Medical Center in Kenya, two years on


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      In 2009, Food for the Hungry and Blood:Water Mission formed a partnership to launch the Tumaini Medical Center in Marsabit, Northern Kenya. Here is an update on the lives being saved and changed by this collaboration....

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      • Coffee Ambush- Blood:Water Mission


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        Today, I Coffee Ambushed my friends at Blood:Water Mission, a cause my wife and I've deeply supported for 8 years. Blood:Water Mission helps to build clean water wells, rainwater catchment tanks, and provide HIV/AIDS and Malaria medication to people all over Africa, many in coffee-producing communities. The guys in Jars of Clay founded Blood:Water Mission in 2003, after a trip to Malawi, and since then, they've partnered with more over 800 communities in Africa, providing life-saving water and health needs for over 500,000 people in 13 different countries. Along the way the 1000 Wells Project expanded holistically to include a variety of clean water solutions and sanitation and hygiene training, as well as funding health clinics, community health workers, and support groups, which help in the prevention, treatment, care and support of communities affected by AIDS, incorporating HIV/AIDS-specific programming alongside ongoing water programming. This past May, April and I joined the organization in Nashville to celebrate their 1000th well finished. Today, I had help from local coffee professional Jackson O'Brien from Bongo Java, and used the Batdorf & Bronson Guatemala Finca El Valle. So chocolatey good. Special thanks to Mike Lenda for setting up the Ambush within.

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        • Horn of Africa Drought


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          Help us invest in long-term solutions to drought and famine in the Horn of Africa by donating here: https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/BloodWaterMission/OnlineDonation.html?approachName=drought Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bloodwater LIke us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bloodwater

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          • Forty Days of Water


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            Choose to make water your only beverage for 40 Days between March 9 - April 23 to help Blood:Water Mission provide clean water for people in Africa who don't have a choice. By giving up what you'd normally drink in exchange for the water from your tap you can save that money to help build clean water projects for communities in Uganda. You can stay updated on the work you are enabling by reading our blog and Uganda project updates. Visit http://bloodwatermission.com/​fortydays to get started.

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            • Thank you from Blood:Water


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              This is a great thank you from Blood:Water Mission. We love our partnership with the amazing organization. If you don't already know about them find out at www.bloodwatermission.org.

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              • Ride:Well Pacific Coast Pioneers


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                Riding our bicycles all around the USA Doin' the best we can to save the people of the world today yeah yeah Mother Falcon!

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                • KNOW LOVE ACT


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                  We’re inviting you to create a local effort for Blood:Water by signing up to run your own unique creative grassroots campaign. You can ACT to creatively engage your community in the fight against HIV/AIDS and lack of access to safe water. for more info and to register your campaign visit: http://www.bloodwatermission.com/bethemovement

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                  • Blood:Water Mission Wins 'Feed the Hungry'!


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                    Blood:Water Mission wins $15,000 in the 'Feed the Hungry' category in Project 7's 2009 Grand Giveaway. Learn more at http://www.bloodwatermission.com/ and http://www.project7.com. Video by Blood:Water Mission.

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                    • Blood:water Mission


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                      Video provided by Blood:Water Mission to be added to their profile in our non-profit funding vote.

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