Students are using what they learn in class for a research project to help bring safe, clean water to people in Liberia.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A Texas minister is living on a raft at a lake in Dallas, as part of a fundraiser to support efforts to bring clean drinking water to African communities.
Pastor Todd Phillips will stay on the raft until he has raised nearly $2.3 million for his non-profit, called The Last Well, to go toward its work in Liberia.
Calvin College partnered with Phillips' organization, and students are using what they learn in class for a research project to help bring safe, clean water to people in Liberia.
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May 8, 2022
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