A Year Later: "The spring looks beautiful . . ."

April, 2024

A year ago, your generous donation helped the Mulwanda Community in Kenya access clean water – creating a life-changing moment for Lavender. Thank you!

A Year Later:

Lavender, 7, recalled what life was like in the Mulwanda Community before her community's spring was protected last year.

"The spring was initially constructed poorly. The structure got worse day by day. It was not appealing to come here. It was slippery and bushy. I wasted a lot of time, especially during [the] drought season when people crowded here," she said.

Collecting water is now less stressful for Lavender and the other community members in the Mulwanda Community.

"The place is clean and clear. The spring looks beautiful, and this makes me come here to collect water as frequently as I can. I trust this water. I even come to fetch during [the] rainy season; my mom prefers this spring water to rainwater," Lavender shared.

Having ready access to water from the spring has made a difference for Lavender, allowing her to collect enough water to meet her needs quickly. Lavender now has time for childhood antics and her education. Clean water access has given her peace of mind and time to enjoy her life!

The protected spring.

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