WORLD WATER DAY 2021
March 22, 2021 is World Water Day, an annual event established by the UN in 1993 to raise awareness about the global water crisis. Perhaps for most people living in the United States, the importance of a day to celebrate water is easily overlooked.
CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
The Sonder Project is proud to celebrate International Women’s Day and share the stories of some...
A Milestone in Malawi
Agness Mwale used to wake up at 2 am, gather her water containers, and walk down to the dry river bed to collect water for her 7-person household. Because it was a dry river, the process was not as simple as just putting your bucket in the water and watching it fill-up.
The Impact of Clean Water
The 17 Sonder wells currently installed impact an average of 2,462 people. At the cost of $11,000 per well, that’s less than $5 per person!
Two Years After Hurricane Michael: Returning to our Roots
As our Hurricane Michael recovery work comes to end, discover our impact and what comes next.
Smiling Faces at Matundu School
In the village of Galileya, (located in central Malawi) 400 middle school students at Matundu Primary were greeted by a brand-new school block following their return from the Coronavirus school closures.
Walking for Wells: An Interview with a Man on a Mission
146 days is all it took for Kurt Freudenreich to complete 3,300 miles on the Continental Divide Trail. He is walking to bring clean drinking water to communities with The Sonder Project.
Walking for Wells: James Joins the Team
Destiny reveals itself in a bar on the edge of Wyoming’s Red Desert.
Four Truths – A Message from our CEO about COVID-19
With all of you, The Sonder Project has been watching Coronavirus sweep across the nation and the world, and we have been adjusting our plans accordingly to respect public health guidelines.
Walking for Wells
Kurt Freudenreich is a Man on Mission as he prepares for his journey, Walking for Wells.
Planting the Seeds for Lifelong Gardeners
In January of 2020, the first seedlings in the new Sonder Project garden at Walton High School were planted with the support of students from Ms. Spice’s culinary classes.
Local Donors Make a Global Impact
In mid-January, we completed our first well of 2020 in Kilou, a rural Burkina Faso community that’s home to 2,000 people. Prior to its completion, the community relied on an exposed well that was open to the elements. It was also dry for half the year.