Hoops for Haiti

presented by USLI

Just one filter can provide a family of up to 15 people with gallons of clean water every day for a lifetime.

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Our Clean Water Promise

We’re incredibly excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with the Villanova Wildcats Men’s Basketball team to raise awareness about the need for clean water in Haiti and the impact that we can make in a campaign called Hoops for Haiti. For every 3-point shot made by the Wildcats during the upcoming 2018-2021 seasons, a new water filter will be installed in a Haitian’s home by Clean Water for Haiti. The work being done in Haiti to provide clean water is incredibly important. We are just one small part of a larger solution, and we continue to push forward and facilitate changes that we hope will solve the water crisis over time.

Haiti’s Water Crisis

The water crisis in Haiti is an ongoing global issue, affecting approximately 42 percent of the country’s population. Haitians use the same water for bathing, drinking and cooking. This causes widespread contamination because Haiti also lacks proper filtration systems. Not only is the population exposed to many waterborne illnesses, they lack the proper medical attention if and when it’s needed. There have been over 665,000 reported cases of cholera alone, among other water borne illness; additionally, over 8,000 Haitians have died from cholera since 2010.

The earthquake in 2010 caused a negative impact on Haiti’s water supply. The few wells and water systems that did exist sustained devastating damage, causing the people to have fewer water sources to rely on.

One water filter can provide a lifetime of clean water for a family of 15, and each filter can generate around 15 gallons of clean water each day.

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One 3-point shot by Villanova

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One water filter for a Haitian household

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Gallons of life-saving water

Learn more about our Haiti Outreach program at care2fund.usli.com


To learn more about USLI, visit usli.com

For more information about the Hoops for Haiti initiative or how you can get involved, please contact:

Elisha Schoonmaker
Second Vice President, Operations Project Leader
888-523-5545, Ext. 2346
elishas@usli.com

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