World Water Day 2014


“Life is a perspective and for me, if a human being has access to school, clean water, food, proper health care, that is the basis of human rights.” — Gelila Bekele

Every human being has a right to clean water. Today, as we celebrate World Water Day, watch this video to see how Nicaragua is addressing the needs for clean water.

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Raising the Water Tower


Five Tips for Raising Water Towers

1. Think creatively. When one lives on a primitive island that lacks cranes and pulleys, it helps to think outside of the well when raising a tall water tower.

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2. Be Positive. Marvin said, “Don’t worry! I’ve raised water towers many times. I never use machinery.” Also, it helps to be a good boss using clear directions.
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3. Have a basic knowledge of physics. Plus, it helps to have strong ropes, thick gloves, and many strong men.
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4. Know when to let go and NOT to let go of the ropes. It could save lives.
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5. Celebrate the raising of the water tower! Gaseosa! Coca Cola!
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Enjoy the video of Marvin Raising the Water Tower. It was an amazing feat of strength and ingenuity.

The Water Tower from Debbie Goehring on Vimeo.