Water is one of the main 5 pillars Restore a Child cherishes. The photo above is of a student in a school of 600 students in Congo that did not have water. The well we dug was also made available to thousands of women in the community.
March is Water Month. We are highlighting our Water project: Save a Drop to Fill a Cup.
According to the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and
Sanitation, at least 1.8 billion people world-wide are estimated to drink water that is
faecally contaminated. An even greater number drink water which is delivered through a system without adequate protection against sanitary hazards.
Water in many countries provide life and stability, in more ways than one. In Africa, the Maasai are a pastoral, nomadic society, and circumstances sometimes require that families move in order to find water and grass for their cattle.