The Women Revolutionizing Music in Niger

By Caroline Moss Every culture enjoys music regardless of its purpose. Whether it’s a tradition, used to sooth a child, or to tell a story, music is a part of our lives no matter where we live. Culture shapes music, and music undoubtedly influences culture. Music offers an outsider insight into unfamiliar cultures and into the… Read more »

Our 11th Annual Fundraiser is a Fabulous ’50s Bash

On Sunday, September 22rd, philanthropist, Stanley Black welcomed Wells Bring Hope back to his home for the sixth year in a row for its 11th Annual Fundraiser where we raised enough money to fund 35 wells! It was a Fabulous ‘50s Bash and many guests celebrated the theme with poodle skirts, bobby socks, and other… Read more »

Wells Bring Hope’s 10th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser

On Sunday, September 23rd, philanthropist, Stanley Black welcomed Wells Bring Hope back to his home for the fifth year in a row for its 10th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser. Under twinkling lights and the night sky, WBH celebrated not only its 10th anniversary, but also the achievement of reaching a milestone goal – the drilling… Read more »

A Festival for the Water Spirits

by Shayna Watson Water plays a unique role in our daily lives by providing us the ability to remain healthy and well. Outside of it fulfilling a crucial need, water serves as a symbol of purity, fertility, and rebirth in many cultures. The people of the Niger Delta region have recurring festivals that concentrate on… Read more »

Niamey: Capital of Niger, and the Next Fashion Capital of the World?

by Shayna Watson Most of us have heard about the major fashion industry events that take place in the recognized fashion capitals like New York, Paris, London, and Milan. Emerging fashion designers flock to these cities in hopes of working with renowned designers, and gaining exposure for their art and talents. We have heard about… Read more »

Girl Power: Courting In Niger & The Annual Gerewol Festival

by Shayna Watson Gorgeously colored gowns, perfect face paint and enough gold to outshine the West African sun. All the trappings of a typical beauty pageant, except the women in the village are dressed in all black and standing in line waiting for the event to begin. Many cultures around the world follow the heteronormative… Read more »

Annual Fundraiser

Click here or on any image to see and download these and more event photos. On Sunday, September 10th, philanthropist, Stanley Black welcomed Wells Bring Hope back to his home for the fourth year in a row for its annual fundraiser. The day started off warm, but when it was time to sit down and… Read more »

Million Dollar Round Table Foundation Grant

Through its charitable giving, the esteemed Million Dollar Round Table Foundation aims to build stronger families and communities around the globe. Wells Bring Hope supporter Judd Swarzman is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table, and on Sunday, June 11th  he and his wife Linda presented WBH with a $10,000 grant from the MDRT… Read more »

Donor Appreciation Dinner

Wells Bring Hope was thrilled to honor over sixty of its most generous Los Angeles based donors with a memorable dinner on June 11th. It was an opportunity to say “thank you” to those who’ve been so generous in helping us save lives with safe water. It was held at the Bel Air home of… Read more »

Wells Bring Hope Holiday Party

On December 1, 2016, Wells Bring Hope Founder and President Barbara Goldberg once again opened her home to WBH supporters and volunteers for some holiday cheer and a celebration of a another successful year in our effort to save lives with safe water.