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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Arkies work for water projects in third world

Posted By on Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 7:29 AM

CLEAN WATER IN HAITI: A painting tells the story of the Ozark Water Projects in Haiti.
  • CLEAN WATER IN HAITI: A painting tells the story of the Ozark Water Projects in Haiti.

A change of pace on a so-far quiet holiday weekend.

Roger Armbrust, a former Arkansas Democrat reporter now retired back in Little Rock after a career in New York, contributes columns to Yahoo and today's is a feel-good story about Arkansans, particularly the Little Rock couple Beckham and Karla Allen. The short version is that they use proceeds from reselling donated used shoes to developing countries to bring clean water to places in Haiti and Kenya.

Here's the water project's website.

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