Category Archives: Updates

Water filters headed to Ecuador

January 18, 2016 / admin / Updates

From Boardmember Don: We’ve got a long history of supporting clean water initiatives in Ecuador, and that continues. In 2010, members of Humanity Now Inc. delivered water filters to 40 families in the Napo Region of Ecuador on a service trip with students from Roger Ludlowe Middle School in Fairfield, CT. Each of the 40 […]

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A Parent Reflects On the Power of Helping

December 12, 2011 / admin / Updates

An update from Uwe, who’s been on two trips to Ecuador with a Fairfield, CT middle school. He was so moved by his participation, he now volunteers as a board member of Humanity Now. How often can you truly say that a specific situation or a specific opportunity changed your life forever? And how often […]

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Tried-and-True Fundraisier: Car Wash!

December 12, 2011 / admin / Updates

High school students in Fairfield/CT recently organized a car wash/bake sale to raise funds for Humanity Now. The group of nine students gathered on a Saturday afternoon and had fun washing cars and selling self-baked goods to their customers. The fun-filled activity resulted in a donation of $364 to benefit Humanity Now

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New Images of School in Pikine

October 12, 2011 / admin / Updates

The director of the Waranka Association in Pikine, a community in the Senegalese capital of Dakar, kindly sent us these recent images of the school there. The school is partially supported by fundraising done by a middle school in Fairfeild, CT.

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Images from Tambayacu

October 10, 2011 / admin / Updates

Here are some images from Tambayacu, taken by Greg, a parent from Connecticut, on a visit in 2011. Greg’s middle schooler helped raise funds to support this community, and travelled to Ecuador to help, too, with classmates.

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Water!

October 10, 2011 / admin / Updates

From Greg, a parent from Connecticut: Water!  All we have to do is turn on the tap!  You think it’s important and can understand intellectually that it’s a must for good health. I was fortunate to have gone to Ecuador for two years in a row where we helped the Ongota  tribe that live near the […]

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Student Helps in Ecuador

October 7, 2011 / admin / Updates

My experience in Ecuador is one I will never forget. The most rewarding part of the trip was to helping the Ongota tribe. Knowing that we were able to make a difference really makes me feel good. We are so privileged and lucky to live where we live and have what we have, and it’s […]

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Temple Beth Sholom Raises Money for Water Filters

October 2, 2011 / admin / Updates

4th graders in Temple Beth Sholom’s Hebrew School program were busy this past year raising money for a Humanity Now project in Ongota, Ecuador.  The students in Hamden took it upon themselves to raise the money for a charitable organization and thought water filters could really help.  Every student in the class raised money by collecting […]

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Middle School Raises Funds for Water Filters

October 1, 2011 / admin / Updates

In April 2011, students and teachers from Roger Ludlowe Middle School in Fairfield, Connecticut took on a Humanity Now foreign service water filter project in Tambayacu, Ecuador.  Students raised $2,000.00 in a walk-a-thon entitled “The Walk for World Water” and used the money to purchase and deliver 40 Sawyer Point 1 water filter for the Tambayacu community.  […]

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