Splash Blog

Articles and information about Splash and the work we do.

October 31, 2017

Our Design Journey: From Fiberglass to Plastic and Beyond

Our Design Journey: From Fiberglass to Plastic and Beyond

For over a decade, Splash has been incorporating innovative design into our drinking and handwashing stations.

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July 17, 2017

Supporting Clean Water for Kids across China through Mobile Technology

Supporting Clean Water for Kids across China through Mobile Technology

In 2007, Splash began our work in China to reach over 1,100 orphanages spread across a country that spans 3.7 million square miles. Ten years later, Splash is set to reach our goal of providing safe water to every single orphanage in China, benefiting over 120,000 children.

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January 13, 2017

Some Things Just Can’t Wait

Some Things Just Can’t Wait

Splash Gets an Early Report Card from Ethiopia

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October 8, 2016

The Hardest to Reach Are Not The Farthest Away

The Hardest to Reach Are Not The Farthest Away

When I joined the Splash team two years ago, this question was at the forefront of many external conversations.

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September 24, 2016

Waking Up in a Cholera Outbreak

Waking Up in a Cholera Outbreak

Experts say the most productive people don’t look at their phones first thing in the morning. You shouldn’t do it, they say. But on July 27th, as I swiped open my email and wiped the sleep from my eyes, I was glad I did.

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May 27, 2016

Much Taboo About Nothing

Much Taboo About Nothing

by Megan Williams

Standing in front of a sea of 1,000 peers, one teen does what most high school students would not do for $1,000: show their school how to use a menstrual pad.

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April 24, 2016

After the Earthquake: One Year Later

After the Earthquake: One Year Later

April 25, 2016 marks the 1-year anniversary of the 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake — the first in a series of tremors — that devastated the Kathmandu Valley.

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November 25, 2015

After the Earthquake

After the Earthquake

Rubina Lama is playing at a temple near her school in Kathmandu when the ground begins to tremble. When the earthquake stops, she tries to stand up, but realizes she can’t move.

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August 29, 2014

Don’t Drink the O.J.

Don’t Drink the O.J.

Originally published in 2013 It sounds like something out of Willy Wonka: when you turn on the water at a public school in Kathmandu, Nepal, orange juice comes out.

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