trans.form\ tran(t)s-form\ 1 a: to change in composition or structure b: to change the outward form or appearance of c: to change in character or condition: convert 2: to cause to undergo transformation: change 3: the Vision of how to change lives \see starfish story\ 4: the Mission and the Vision of Start With One. Our Core Values are Love, Transparency, Integrity, Accountability, and Respect.
ONE OUT OF EIGHT PEOPLE LACKS ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER * 33.3 MILLION DIE FROM WATER-RELATED HEALTH PROBLEMS EACH YEAR * WASHING HANDS WITH SOAP CAN REDUCE DIARRHEAL DISEASE BY 45 PERCENT * AN ERADICATION CAMPAIGN THAT INCLUDES A SIMPLE WATER FILTER AND TEACHING PROPER HYGIENE PRACTICES HAS CUT THE PERCENTAGE OF WATER RELATED ILLNESS BY 90 PERCENT * IMPROVING HEALTH * IMPROVING EDUCATION WITH CHILDREN * IMPROVING HOUSEHOLD FINANCES * ALL BY PROVIDING CLEAN WATER
The quote that helped form Start With One from a poster in an African humanitarian office by the late Rev. Kathleen Baskin-Ball on August 25,1997.
"If you have come here to help me you are wasting your time...But if you have come here because your liberation is bound up with mine then let us work together." Lilla Watson