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Clean Water

for Everyone Annual Report 2013

www.cwfe.org


Two big projects help CWFE finish out a successful year! With projects in Nigeria and Nepal, Clean Water for Everyone (CWFE) has focused on a theme of clean water, sanitation, and education. At Bonjeh Schools in Nigeria, a new installed water system, new toilets, and renovated bathrooms were part of our efforts. In Mustang, Nepal, a water infrastructure was created to provide clean water to residents.

contents History & Philosophy

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Understanding Human Needs

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Our Team

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Our Approach

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Water Agents

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Total Impact in 2013

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Projects Map

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2013 Summer Work

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Recognition 13 Financial Highlights

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CWFE Organization Profile

History & Philosophy Clean Water for Everyone (CWFE) began in 2010 as a project at University of Minnesota, Crookston. Its scope has extended beyond simply fulfilling the triple bottom line of “people, planet, and profit.� In the years since its inception, the CWFE team has provided clean water for countries such as Haiti, Dominican Republic, Nepal, Nigeria, and other areas where access to this necessity is indeed a luxury.

in the community should be a contribution and not the focal point of clean water projects. The second part of our philosophy is ensuring human development. Access to clean water is foundational for socio-economic growth. Once access to basic necessities such as clean water is provided, people are freed from the constraints of disease, and have more time, better health, and better opportunity to contribute to the growth of themselves and their communities.

Founder Abbey Wemimo can attest to the tragedies that afflict families and individuals in developing countries who, by no fault of their own, cannot gain ready access to a clean water source. He remembers his middle school boarding house toilet plagued with maggots and inadequate access to clean water. Thus, out of a genuine passion to help these families, the CWFE team and its donors provide the funding and outside effort needed to make access to clean water a possibility in developing countries.

Philosophy

The Clean Water for Everyone philosophy is two-fold: agency and human development. Lack of access to clean water directly causes widespread disease and death due to waterborne illnesses. The CWFE team believes that the local population knows what they need and simply need the resources to reach their goals. Our organization is dedicated to forming partnerships with local people and organizations and, with the help of our donors, providing the funding and outside resources needed to make access to clean water an affordable reality for everyone. We believe in empowering the local people, from the workers to students, to help themselves, and that our presence

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Understanding human needs Identifying correct solutions

our mission Clean Water for Everyone aims to provide access to clean and affordable water supply in developing nations by working with local people and organizations to achieve positive and measured social, economic, and environmental impacts.

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our vision

our values

The Clean Water for Everyone team envisions a world where everyone has access to clean and affordable water supply.

The CWFE team believes innovation, collaboration, accountability, and equity are necessary to solve the water and sanitation crisis.

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Our Team

Abbey Wemimo

Tashi Gurung

Amber Johnson

Hadeel Suliman

John Boucha

Oumar Diakite

Founder & CEO

Clean Water Agent in Nepal

Associate Grant Writer and Researcher

Communications and Marketing Intern

Website and Media Developer

Clean Water Agent in Mali

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Our Approach to clean water Sustainable practices

our approach The plethora of our projects will be implemented in schools and educational institutions. Doing so, this model allows a suitable atmosphere for education and also ensures maintenance and sustainability of the infrastructure provided. The CWFE team also understands one size does not fit all, hence we will foster mutually beneficial partnerships

with communities of choice by requesting they contribute 20-40% to projects. Doing so, we provide a reciprocal relationship that allows them to have a voice in the projects.

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our approach In an effort to be accountable, we plan to gauge our impact on communities using a unique rubric that measures social, economic, and environmental effects our proposed project could have in the community. The CWFE team understands there are other factors involved, but we elect to use this rubric to help describe in detail our project impact and evaluation.

Social • improving the health of the community • access to clean water • sanitation systems • awarding scholarships

Economic • short-term job creation • purchased supplies locally • employed local contractors

Environmental • conscious of local environment • not disturbing local habitat

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Water Agents volunteer system Active roles

our agents We use unique project management and networking methods to execute our mission around the world. We employ a volunteer system called “Water Agents� that allows a participatory role for those interested in getting involved. Water Agents are nonpaid volunteers and members of the CWFE

community that contribute financially to projects, help with project implementation, and assist with the administrative efforts for the CWFE team.

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our agents Local Collaboration

The CWFE team prides itself on forming partnerships with the communities we propose to implement projects. We avoid at all costs the ethnocentric problem-solving ideology that often plagues international projects. Instead, we work with partner organizations to suggest sustainable methods to tackle the clean water and sanitation crises they feel their communities are facing.

Education & Sustainability

The majority of our projects will be implemented in schools, which encourages an opportunity for communities with little or no access to water to send their children to school. A range of 20-40% of the project budget will be requested from the educational institutions we work with to provide scholarships for students in need and have strong academic abilities, community service, and a demonstrated passion to impact lives.

Schools

The CWFE team understands the water and sanitation crisis cannot be solved by a central organization with a “one size fits all� principle. We recognize the power and importance of student contributions to solve this problem. We strongly believe students around the world can develop innovative, collaborative, and sustainable problem solving methods to tackle the issues with clean water and sanitation that affect their communities and other communities about which they care.

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2013 Total Impact We had a successful year!

19,060 people in 2013

2013 was a productive year for CWFE. Thousands of students and residents of Nigeria and Nepal are now receiving clean water and with further efforts we hope to achieve even greater numbers in the future!

1,277

people in 2012

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2013 Project Map

Mustang, nepal Bonjeh Schools

Mustang, Nepal Clean water infrastructure installed for 3,060 residents.

Lagos, Nigeria

Clean water and sanitation provided to over 1,000 students and 15,500 community residents. 30 academic scholarships also awarded.

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2013 Summer Work Projects overview

In May, Clean Water for Everyone (CWFE) completed the project in Nigeria. The site chosen for a clean water project was Bonjeh Schools situated in Okokomaiko (PPL) Ojo Local Government Area in Lagos, Nigeria.

First, a 1,600 gallon water system was installed that now provides clean water access to over 1,000 students in the school with another 15,500 residents living in the surrounding community. Second, three toilet facilities were renovated and two more were built to eradicate the culture of dangerous bacteria from forming and polluting the water facilities. And lastly, CWFE negotiated a one-year scholarship for 30 students in Bonjeh Schools to help

This particular project focused on three key areas: clean water, sanitation, and education.

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projects overview continued... foster a long-term reciprocal relationship between both parties while benefiting youth in the school. The successful completion of this project lead to social, economic, and environmental impacts. Clean water, education, sanitation, and less disease defined the social impacts. 22 short term jobs were created and equipment purchases in Nigeria describe the economic impact. Environmentally, the local habitats were left unharmed by the project. Clean Water for Everyone not only provided students of Bonjeh Schools access to clean water, but also rendered proper sanitation installations, an education scholarship to deserving students and fostered a lasting connection with the school. This project’s mission would not have been a possibility without the boundless support of the University of Minnesota, Crookston Enactus team, the Crookston community and generous donations from people across the United States.

In Mustang, Nepal, clean water infrastructure was installed for 3,060 residents. Broken and leaking water pipes plagued the communities clean water supplies. These were replaced with higher quality, mor durable pipes that will last much longer. Tremendous efforts went into the digging and laying the water pipeline to transport the clean, natural spring water from the mountainous river to the village below.

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Recognition Builders ($1000 - $4999)

Evangelical Covenant Church Crookston, Valley Christian Fellowship Crookston

Family ($100 - $999)

Hope Church Grand Forks, Presbyterian Church in Crookston, University of Minnesota Crookston Center for Sustainability, University of Minnesota Crookston Dinning Services, University of Minnesota Crookston Enactus, Crookston Student Association, Crookston Rotary, Crookston Lions, Kenneth Bulie, Donald Cavalier, Fred D. Wood, Sean Shin, Timothy Menard, Thomas Sondreal, Daniel & Laurie Wilson, Vicki and Dan Svedarsky, Elizabeth and Terry Tollofson, Andrew Svec, Courtney Bergman, June Shaver

Agents ($0 - $99)

Baizhou Chen, Patti Tiediman, Eyad M. Youssef, Dennis Maier, Oxana Wieland, Megan Bell, Alvin & Erin Killough, Amber Bailey, Peter Phaiah, Donna M. Malarkey, James Schaar, Melissa Dingman, Ken Mendez, Kasey Berkkerus, Kenneth Johnson, Krista Proulx, Kristie Jerde, Karen Miller, Kevin Cooper, Kevin Thompson, Kimberly Gillette, Linda Kingery, Lisa Loegering, Lisa Liean, Lisa Samuelson, Lynn Mullins, Rand Rasmussen, Rachel McCoppin, Rachel Lundbohm, Stacey Grundwald, Susan Brorson, Susan Drewyer, Todd and Kathy Johnston, Lorna Hollowell, Linnea Barton, Jamie Fagerholt

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Financial Highlights CWFE Report

2013

2012

10,200

5,201

Federated Campaigns

0

0

Membership Dues

0

0

Fundraising Events

0

0

Related Organizations

0

0

Government Grants

0

0

10,200

5,201

Expenditures for Projects

9,008

6,415

Administration Expenses

984

0

0

0

9,992

6,415

0

0

208

1,214

0

0

Contributions Contributions, Gifts & Grants

Total Revenue Expenses

Fundraising Expenses

Total Expenses

Year End Payments to Affiliates Excess (or Deficit) for the year

Net Assets

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