Global Grant Update
Sep 08, 2022
Kent Miller
Global Grant Update

Kent Miller was born and raised in the south in a small town in  eastern South Dakota.  When he attended Macalester College in St. Paul, MN he met this attractive, blond Swedish girl and they were married after graduation. That was 61  years ago this past July 8. .  They have three children 6 grandchildren, one great grandchild.

He formerly taught sociology at Chico State University, Chico, CA. He is currently retired from over 50 years in the ministry of the Presbyterian Church, having served in California, in San Antonio, Denton,  Austin. In 1994 he joined a Rotary Club and has been active ever since. 

Kent is a club past-president. He has sponsored five "wheelchair" projects through the Rotary Foundation and traveled to several distribution sites in South America He has been District chairperson for Peace Scholarship program during the last eight years.In the past 5 years he has been engaged with the water crisis in the world, and came to this club with the request to join the Rotary Club of Northwest Austin in a global grant to provide 12 accessible fresh water sites to people in rural Ethiopia.  We joined in that global grant.  Three years ago he chaired another Global Grant for 24 water wells in Ethiopia. 

This second project is nearly complete this month. So today we will hear a final report on our partnership in this project to provide accessible clean water to thousands of people.