In many localities in sub-Saharan Africa residents have no choice but to collect water from likely contaminated sources containing parasites and diseases forcing them to risk illness and even death by consuming it. In addition, many children, particularly young girls, are forced to walk long distances daily to fetch water for their families carrying heavy containers full of water on their heads instead of being in school.
With your support, we install wells in communities where clean water is unavailable, locating the wells on the grounds of schools or health clinics providing the facilities with easy access to uncontaminated water, as well as allowing the members of the local community to also collect water benefiting thousands.
Water is life! We support programs that provide access to clean water and educate Africans about the importance of clean water for the prevention of diseases and the safe use and collection of water.
OUR IMPACT IN 2017
children at the Lamgie Full Cycle Elementary School in Ethiopia have clean drinking water from a well that was completed in May on the school grounds.
The Kebeneti SDA Dispensary in Kericho, Kenya has been providing much-needed healthcare services to the people living in this underserved area of rural Kenya since 1966. But until recently, the doctors and staff managed to get by without a reliable supply of fresh...read more
Life is hard for the nomadic people struggling to survive in the arid Afar region of Ethiopia. For generations, they have managed to be able to keep themselves and their cattle alive in the drought-prone region. But this year’s severe drought is the worst these people...read more
A serious drought is having “immense impact” on people’s lives and livelihoods in Ethiopia, stated a United Nation Emergency Relief Coordinator who visited the country in January. The UN News Service reported that Ethiopian farmers are “still living on the brink…and...read more