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Keith, Farmer, discussing her newly donated water project in Uganda

I thank God that I have lived until now to witness his goodness, mercy and love. The many years I have lived in this community, I have witnessed young and old people suffer and die of sanitation related diseases. I strongly believe this new borehole, if well maintained, will save us from such suffering.

Keith, Farmer
The Water Project: Kitabo Community
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
Esther - Nurse, discussing her newly donated water project in Uganda


For the past six years, as a practicing nurse in this community, I have been treating many community members for sanitation and water related diseases – mainly typhoid, dysentery and diarrhea. This I largely attribute to unsafe water sources... We thank you for this new well. This will go a long way in reducing the disease prevalence among the people in this community!

Esther - Nurse
The Water Project: Akayanja Village
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
Holire, Village Chief, discussing her newly donated water project in Burkina Faso

The problem of water here in the village was always crucial. But with this rehabilitation it has diminished. I want to thank all those who have put their hands into this project. I ask also that the people of the village take good care of the things we have received thanks to God.

Holire, Village Chief
The Water Project: Sorendigui Community 2014
Michael S - Teacher, discussing her newly donated water project in Sierra Leone

"It has taken some time to get this well fixed. It has spoiled many times. Hopefully now we will have a good water source that will last."

Michael S - Teacher
The Water Project: DEC Kamasondo School
Ms. Twimukye - Farmer, discussing her newly donated water project in Uganda

We are grateful for the well in our village. Before, we solely depended on hand dug wells owned by an individual and he would sometimes chase us away to preserve water for his animals.

Ms. Twimukye - Farmer
The Water Project: Kyitagi Village

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