$250,000 USD were raised to provide clean drinking water to over 17,000 people. The Rackspace Cloud is proud to have been a part of Twestival, Austin, where $8886 was raised, and a proud sponsor of the event along with our sister company, JungleDisk.
Here’s the video of the first well being completed in Ethiopia:
And if you couldn’t make it, here’s a video composite of the event in Austin:
Cheers to the Internet, the Twitter communities that support non-profits like charity:water, and more events that bring techies together for a good cause like this. Let’s raise a glass (of water) to that.