Walk In Their Shoes

Outrage and despair – the reaction I get from my kids during a 10 minute car ride when they ask for a drink and we tell them that we forgot to bring their water bottles… A 10 minute car drive without a drink… How ever will they survive? If you are a parent, this may sound familiar.

Last weekend, my family and I joined about 40 other people from the Open Doors team, plus about 70 other teams from around the country, to ‘Walk To Water’.

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On our way to the event, we were explaining to our kids why we were doing this… the concept of not having instant access to clean drinking water to a kid living in Sydney is almost unfathomable (note above!). Of course, kids are not the only ones ignorant or oblivious to this – we all take access to clean water for granted, it’s hard not to. Continue reading “Walk In Their Shoes”

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Lately: Water // Water // Water

Water. One of the biggest single issues impacting the lives of millions of people across the third world… hence why there are probably more organisations based on or involved in activites to improve access to or the quality of water.

So it’s pretty easy to find projects and awesome campaigns about water – here’s a few I’ve come across lately…

#1 // Walk to Water – OD Australia

WALK TO WATER on Saturday 15 September and give Christian families in Northern Nigeria access to clean, running water.


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