As we work to provide water, we're committed to helping people like you meet your global neighbors and to realize that we all share the same basic needs. We hope to break down stereotypes and the false distinctions between the so-called winners and losers, rich and poor, the needy and charitable, by introducing you to the people we serve with the respect and admiration they rightfully deserve.

These are stories of hope, told in the words of those who carry out this work every day - our friends in the field.

See the Impact of Clean Water - Benedict Oruma-Skilled Mason

Benedict Oruma-Skilled Mason

Benedict Oruma is one of the skilled masonry artisans working with WEWASAFO. He undertakes water and sanitation construction works in the communities and schools under the Water and Sanitation (WASH) project funded by The Water Project.He was born in 1978 and is married to Eunice Lumiti for the last 12 years. They have th...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Income from Mud

Income from Mud

We have just traveled 125 Km on a long rough dusty road, from the ASDF office in Mtito Andei to an area called Tawa. We are here to visit the 2nd  Sand Dam within the Kee Self Help Group, designed and constructed by ASDF and funded by The Water Project in 2013. When we arrive at Kee #2 Sand Dam we see a woman fetching water f...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Reversing the effects of climate change through sand dams: A case story of Kyalimba SHG

Reversing the effects of climate change through sand dams: A case story of Kyalimba SHG

Makueni County is one of the forty seven counties in Kenya. It is classified as an arid and semiarid area since it receives less than 750 mm annually rainfall. The vast majority of the population is subsistence farmers depending on farming as their main source of income. In recent times these farmers are under the threat of climate change which ...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Lorna Chepkemei

Lorna Chepkemei

Lorna Chepkemei goes to Mahakini preparatory school. She has been in this school for the past eight years and she hopes to leave the school better than she found it.Lorna hails from Kabiemit Village which is in Nandi District. She is fourteen years and the second born in a family of four. Her parents, Emily and Nickson Ng’etich, do farm...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Raising Hope Through Sand Dams

Raising Hope Through Sand Dams

MEET LOISE MASILA It all began when Loise Masila, a 68 year old mother of twelve heard of Africa Sand Dam Foundation (ASDF) and together with her group members of Wuumisyo wa Kiumoni Self Help Group asked for ASDFs’ support, through working together with them they have constructed four sand dams and one protected shall...