October 4, 2009
I am a teacher at a school in the Netherlands, we have students who have learning problems. For us it is important to do something for a good couse, but it is also important for us to learn our student something about why it is so important to help others.
We came in contact with two great people from the USA who spend all their time in Birma. There they have the organisation Thirst Aid. They build factories where locals make water filters. With every filter they produce, they save lives, because it means clean water to drink! We receive at our school pictures, posters, e-mails and so on and so on, and with those materials we teach our students about Birma, the problem with the drinking water and what Thirst Aid does to help the people there. Every year for the last three years we raise money around Christmas, all the students raise money, and we send it to Thirst Aid, and so we help them help others.
Through the personal contact with Thist aid, this really means something to our students and teachers and it motivates us to do everything we can to help them.
Last year we welcomed one of the founders of Thirst aid at our school and he thanked all the students in person! He came in to every class and showed his film and pictures he took in Birma, and our students were so proud they could help! It was really great and we promise to go on raising money for this great organisation and their great volunteers!!
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I've seen pictures and film and I've seen what great work they do for people who need clean water!!
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
We have personal contact, we get informed by e-mail and by post. We even got visited at our school, all the way in the Netherlands!
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
Great people!! I have the at most respect for them!
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
save so many more lives, every child and adult that has clean water in stead of dirty, dangerous water is a live saved!!
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About every month
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
Donor & Raise money and keep intouch with them.