Without Clean Water…

Dirty water spreads disease and sick children are unable to attend classes.
Clean water reduces childhood diseases, keeping children in classes instead of health clinics.

Without Water…

Without water, farmers are restricted to specific growing seasons and specific crops. This means less food for their communities and less of a chance for them to earn a living.
With access to clean water, farmers can grow a larger diversity of crops, grow during their normal offseason; helping feed their communities year round, and increasing their revenues.

Without Clean Water…

According to the UN, an estimated 40 billion hours each year are spent collecting water in Africa alone1. This is precious time that could instead be spent gaining an education, going to work, or even starting businesses.
Access to clean water allows individuals to put their time and effort into realizing their dreams instead of simply surviving. Each new village drill and well ends the need to gather water and creates new jobs, adding economic sustainability.

Without Clean Water…

Young girls and boys spend hours each day collecting water for their families.
Providing a well at a school allows girls & boys to spend their time learning, instead of collecting water.