Deerfield Beach, FL – February 15, 2017 - Wishing Well International Foundation’s 10-1-10 Africa Expedition will begin on Friday, August 25 and will conclude 10 days later, on September 3. During the expedition, WWIF representatives and sponsors will travel in a convoy of 4x4 vehicles across southern Africa to deploy water filtration systems. The trip will present a unique opportunity to join the effort of providing clean water to those most in need, plus the adventure of traveling through Africa.
Deerfield Beach, FL – June 15, 2016 - Representatives of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) from the US and South Africa successfully completed a small-scale expedition across southern Africa. The group deployed more than 30 water filters during the week-long adventure. They also reinforced relationships in the region, monitored filters deployed in years past and installed new biofoam filters for the first time. The trip further prepared WWIF for next year's big event; the 10-1-10 Africa Expedition. The '10-1-10' in
Deerfield Beach, FL – May 2, 2016 - Representatives of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) from the US and South Africa have laid out the itinerary details for their ‘mini expedition’ that begins May 22 in Nelspruit, South Africa. During the week-long trip, the group will work with local organizations to deploy 33 biofilters that will provide clean, safe drinking water for hundreds of people over the next 10 years. The trip will also provide an opportunity for WWIF to
Deerfield Beach, FL – March 1, 2016 - Preparations for the 10-1-10 Expedition have been ongoing for more than a year. During a reconnaissance trip in November, representatives and sponsors met and collaborated with local leaders on the expedition route to plan the upcoming event in greater detail. The unfortunate reality they encountered, however, was that in many of those locations, there is very little water to filter. Record low rainfall in the region, generally attributed to the El Niño weather
Deerfield Beach, FL – January 15, 2016 - A Hydration Sponsorship for the 10-1-10 Africa Expedition has been secured by Northbrook, IL-based Quality Flow Inc. The company’s generosity will provide clean water for 250 people for 10 years. Quality Flow is one of several WQA-member companies to sign on as a sponsor of the event, which is scheduled for May 2016. The Expedition is a two-week fundraising event of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) in which representatives and sponsors will travel across
Deerfield Beach, FL – Decenber 15, 2015 - The Argonide Corporation of Sanford, Florida has committed to providing 25 filters for the 10-1-10 Africa Expedition. The expected water output and lifespan of the 25 biofilters will result in clean, safe drinking water for 250 people over 10 years. The Expedition is a two-week adventure in which representatives and sponsors of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) will travel across southern Africa to deploy filters in areas that lack access to safe water.
Deerfield Beach, FL – November 16, 2015 - Amway Corporation of Ada, Michigan has committed to a Vehicle Plus sponsorship in next year’s 10-1-10 Africa Expedition. The May 2016 event is expected to raise two years’ worth of funds for clean-water projects by Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF). Amway is now the third company to secure a Vehicle Plus sponsorship, which designates one of the vehicles for the company and pays all expenses for one company representative (excluding airfare). WWIF representatives
Deerfield Beach, FL – October 15, 2015 - H2O International USA and H2O International South Africa have both committed to sponsoring a vehicle and a passenger for the 10-1-10 Africa Expedition, the 2016 signature event of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF). The two-week adventure will take WWIF sponsors and representatives across South Africa and Swaziland to deploy more than 150 water filtration systems in communities that lack access to clean water. The ’10-1-10’ of the title indicates that $10 will provide clean
Deerfield Beach, FL – October 1, 2015 - The Water Quality Association (WQA) has listed Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) as an Endorsed Philanthropic Partner. Following WQA’s official endorsement of WWIF in March 2014, the two organizations have engaged in dialogue about how to create more awareness of the cause for clean water among its members. This collaboration continues with the singular mission of providing clean, safe drinking water in developing areas.
Established in 1974, WQA primarily represents the sector of
Deerfield Beach, FL – August 17, 2015 - Since its launch in 2011, Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) has continually worked to provide safe, clean drinking water in developing areas. The Foundation has focused its attention on attracting sponsors and donors in order to complete more deployments and reach more people who lack clean water. Given the simplicity and low cost of the biosand water filters that are used during WWIF deployments, there has been little incentive to use any other
Deerfield Beach, FL – June 1, 2015 - Representatives of Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) gathered in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa last week to further strategize and develop plans for the 10- 1-10 Africa Expedition. The ambitious journey across South Africa and Swaziland was formally announced in April as the signature event of 2016 for WWIF, a non-profit organization which provides clean, safe drinking-water to developing areas.
The meeting resulted in a clearer itinerary and scope for the expedition, which
Deerfield Beach, FL – May 1, 2015 - The combination of good weather, a great turnout and exciting action resulted in a successful golf tournament last week for Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF). This was the organization’s fourth tournament, held for the second time at The Revere Golf Club in Henderson, NV, just south of Las Vegas. The event has preceded the annual WQA Aquatech show each of the last four years, generating donations and publicity for WWIF and its worldwide
Deerfield Beach, FL – April 15, 2015 -The 10-1-10 Africa Expedition will be the signature event of 2016 for Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF). Tentatively scheduled for next spring, the Expedition will take WWIF representatives and sponsors through various communities of South Africa and Swaziland to deploy Hydraid water filters in hundreds of homes. Although WWIF has successfully conducted similar events on a smaller scale in Kenya, Ghana, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, next year’s event will ambitiously include the
Deerfield Beach, FL – April 1, 2015 - In an effort to continually emphasize that every $10 donation provides clean drinking water for one person for 10 years, Wishing Well International Foundation announces that the '10-1-10' message will be at the heart of all its future marketing and fund-raising campaigns. “The simple 10-1-10 message is who we are. It’s what we’re all about…providing clean water for those in developing nations and partnering with our donors to make it happen,” said
Deerfield Beach, FL – March 2, 2015 - More than ten thousand Kenyans will be positively impacted by the newly created partnership and commitment of three organizations; Wishing Well International Foundation, Safe Water Team and Safe Water Kenya. It’s the first time these non-profits have joined together to provide clean, safe drinking water in Kenya. WWIF and SWT have teamed up in the past for projects in Ghana and the Dominican Republic.
The project was planned during a January conference call between