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Welcome to My Wishing Well page!

My name is Sofie and I'm 14 years old.  I live in Vancouver, Canada, but every year since I was little, I have been blessed to travel with my family to countries all around Southern and East Africa. Those trips and the kind and soulful people we have met, have inspired my art and my dedication to education and water issues, and have influenced me in a million other ways. I feel lucky that the Wishing Well project brings all these things together.  

Nearly 1.1 billion people lack access to clean water and education around the world. By raising money for a well and spreading awareness about this crisis together, we can help bring water to people who need it and maybe make it easier for kids, who would otherwise have to spend time and energy carrying water, to go to school.  My first Wishing Well fundraising target of $US 8000 was recently met, and will buy a well to supply clean water for a whole village, for 25 years or more!  This brings me immense joy and only makes me wish to keep going! As such, I have reset my target to $US 16,000, to work towards a second well!  I hope to work really hard to reach this new goal before the end of this academic year, and plan to visit Malawi in the summer of 2019, to witness these wells go in for myself!  

Thank you for coming to my page and for helping to connect art with water and education; the things I care about most.


Sofie

 

P.S. If you would like to see any of my artwork, order some art pieces, or if you have any questions related to this project, please send me an email at info@sparklyandsmart.com.

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  • Goal $16,000.00
  • Raised $16,000.00
Top Donations
  • Christmas craft fair handmade watercolour art sales! - $5,000.00
  • Sofie's Christmas Craft Fair Sales 2017 - $2,650.00
  • W'Kabi - $1,500.00
  • Craft fair handmade card sales - $1,000.00
  • Ongoing handmade watercolour card sales spring 2018 - $525.00
Sponsors
Donor Date Amount Message
Christmas craft fair handmade watercolour art sales! 11/24/2018 $5,000.00 Christmas craft fair handmade watercolour art sales!
Handcrafted watercolor print sales 11/13/2018 $500.00 Christmas card sales!
Boss and Bronson 11/4/2018 $500.00 Sofie, we are so proud of you! We miss you so much!!! Love, B and b
W'Kabi 10/24/2018 $1,500.00 Wakanda forever!
Anonymous 9/18/2018 $300.00 Deposit of earnings from ongoing handmade card sales
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$1 can return $9 in economic value to a rural community when invested in water infrastructure and sanitation.

CONTACT US

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P.O. Box 635
Manhattan Beach, CA 90267
+1.310.995.7079 (M-F, 9-5 PST)
info@waterwellsforafrica.org