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Merisi - Farmer, discussing her newly donated water project in Uganda

Thank you for this well. I think the number of people suffering from such
diseases will reduce significantly.

Merisi - Farmer
The Water Project: Kateete I Village
Kam - Community Member, discussing her newly donated water project in Burkina Faso

Truly the teachers of the children are very happy, along with the children, and all the population of Wan. May God accompany you and bless you. Thank you!

Kam - Community Member
The Water Project: Wan Primary School
Alusine - Farmer, discussing her newly donated water project in Sierra Leone

I feel now people understand how important clean water is and how it makes us healthy. Before we did not know and just drank water we could find. I am proud and thankful.

Alusine - Farmer
The Water Project: Targrin Community
Kadie - Hospital Cook, discussing her newly donated water project in Sierra Leone

I used to have to fetch water across the hospital compound and it was a lot to bring the amount of water that I needed to prepare food for the patients. I'm so happy this well has been rehabilitated and that even a new pump is inside to send water to the tank. I will have access to water at my sink. I'm so happy for this intervention. Thank you!

Kadie - Hospital Cook
The Water Project: Lungi Government Hospital
Nyirabahutu - Farmer, discussing her newly donated water project in Rwanda

With this new well, it is a relief. The impact of having good water will not only be felt by this community, but also by neighboring communities and passers-by.

Nyirabahutu - Farmer
The Water Project: Nyarusange II Village
Ouattara - Mayor Adjunct, discussing her newly donated water project in Burkina Faso

community member and Mayor
Adjunct, Ouattara. What I have seen today went straight to my heart. You have changed everything with this
pump. I, and our village, am full of joy.

Ouattara - Mayor Adjunct
The Water Project: Bougouriba Community
Akankwasa - Farmer, discussing her newly donated water project in Uganda

Our previous water source, a hand dug pond, had dirty water and would dry up during the dry season. Consequently, we were walking long distances hunting for water. My wife and young children have been relieved from the burden of walking long distances hunting for insecure water.

Akankwasa - Farmer
The Water Project: Kyenturegye Community
Pa Adikalie - Community Chief, discussing her newly donated water project in Sierra Leone

I am very glad for the new pump. This well has given us a lot of good use, but when the pump isn’t functioning properly, we have to go to the waterside. This will help us a lot. Thank you very much!

Pa Adikalie - Community Chief
The Water Project: Lungi Community 2014

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