Name of Organization: Water Ambassadors Canada
Address of Organization: 900-45 Sheppard Ave East,
Toronto, ON, M2N 5W9.
Contact Person: Barry Hart or J.Hill.
Phone: 1-877-988-4688 or 416-256-4688.
Work of organization: Water Ambassadors Canada is a
Christian charity that provides clean drinking water by drilling or repairing
wells, installing water purification/filtration systems and teaching hygiene. We
work in Central America, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Africa. Team trips last
about 8 days and cost about $3,000 all in (receipted).
Kinds of internships: We would help arrange a drill trip
and give a presentation to students. But we are not set up for longer
internships. Longer term internships MAY be possible in Central America
assisting with our partnering agencies. Individuals would have to be
adaptable and cover their own costs. Spanish speaking strongly recommended
Desirable skills: Drillers needed and open heart!
Number of internships: 8 per team.
Location of internships: Central America.
Duration of internships: Trip 8-9 days.
Accommodation: Arranged on the trip.
Training: Students may attend the 1 day drill camp near
Toronto (Cost $125). Most of the training is in the country on site.
Statement of Faith: Statement of Faith. There
is a behaviour code on the sign up forms.
Application form: Available from J. Hill or here.
Deadline: Trips for 2010 need a year lead at least.
Application to: J Hill/B Hart.