Saving Lives Through Access To Clean Water: Update on Heineken Africa Foundation Grant

Saving Lives Through Access To Clean Water: Update on Heineken Africa Foundation Grant

In Burundi the number one cause of death is water-borne illnesses such as typhoid, diarrhea, hepatitis A, schistosomiasis. The HEINEKEN Africa Foundation investment of $57,747 helps to tackle this problem. As part of our stewardship of the HAF grant and in support of our operating values, the Gazelle Foundation is pleased to share the following update based on the key success indicators identified for the project. Together we are transforming lives.

Joy! Water for 3,800 More People

Joy! Water for 3,800 More People

With great joy, we announce the completion of three more water systems. The handover to local residents means 3,800 more people have access to as much water as they need.

For perspective that's water for more people than the number of students enrolled at several Austin area high schools: Austin High School 2,262, Del Valle High School 3,003, Lake Travis High School 2,699, Vandegrift High School 2,257, Westlake High School 2,655.

12 Week Progress Update: Water System Is Nearing Completion

12 Week Progress Update: Water System Is Nearing Completion

Week 12: Progress continues on the Kiziba-Rokoma project in Songa Commune of Burundi. Our team reports that multiple milestones have been met in the development of the 2.4-kilometer-long water system. Once finished 1,300 people will have regular access to as much clean water as they need.

Newest Project Brings Clean Water to 750 People in Tara Colline

Newest Project Brings Clean Water to 750 People in Tara Colline

Donors to the Gazelle Foundation continue to change lives with the completion of the  Foundation's latest water project. Today, thanks to a new tap stand and water system residents of Tara Colline can collect as much clean water as they need and have time to focus on family, work, or school. 

Liberal Arts and Science Academy Students help make clean water possible for students in Burundi

Liberal Arts and Science Academy Students help make clean water possible for students in Burundi

Summer solstice, the official start of summer, is here! It’s the perfect day to shine a light on what students at LASA High School did to bring clean and safe drinking water to students and families in Burundi, Africa.