Well done: Walking for Water drills nearly 30 wells in Africa, film will document project in Nepal

R Star Foundation Nepal village Karketar is being visited by Susan Hough of Laguna Beach, who heads Walking for Water by Laguna Beach High School (LBHS) students. Hough is on her way with three others to view the location of where the well will be drilled in Nepal. They will be speaking with the water engineers, who will execute the incredible water project. A film crew of one is accompanying Susan’s team to document the implementation of the project.

Well done drilling

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Susan Hough, head of Walking for Water, leads team to document drilling

Walking for Water has successfully drilled nearly 30 wells in Africa. R Star couldn’t be more pleased to work with Walking for Water to build the deep clean water well in the village of Karketar, which will serve over 3,000 people in two villages. Karkartar is located about 15 minutes from R Star’s first of 51 villages, Wojetar, where the TOW-N elementary school is located. 

The actual drilling will be done in February 2019. There will be 15 students from LBHS present for the drilling, which will give the LBHS students an opportunity to interact with R Star’s villagers. At the same time, it will give the students a firsthand understanding of the impact of their efforts to raise the funds to help others. Perhaps the LBHS students will have time to visit to the Top of the World – Nepal school to see the 65 students and five teachers. 

Well done greenhouse

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Greenhouses provide organic produce to sell and to feed families

Additionally the organic greenhouse lofty project by the founder of R Star, Rosalind Russell, affectionately referred to as the ‘Goat Lady,’ continues enormously well. The greenhouses project (gifted to the poorest in different villages) is successfully progressing. Organic produce brings in better funds and grows year round, while feeding the families quality produce. 

If interested, there are ways to help. Purchase a greenhouse or part of one. They are $850 at this time. Or purchase a goat, which lifts the women and their families to far better lives at only $200 for a pregnant goat or any amount that seems comfortable. 

There are many ways to help with the successful and needed work of R Star. Join in again or for the first time. www.RSTARFOUNDATION.org will share good work and reach a donor link for those inclined. Or donate any amount and send to: PO Box 4183, Laguna Beach, CA 92652 or call (949) 497-4911. 

R Star Foundation is a registered 501(c)3.