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 - Meet Nduku

Meet Nduku

Nduku Muthoka is a bubbly young 12-year-old who attends Malaa Primary School in Makueni County, Kenya. Her school received a rainwater catchment system and handwashing stations in at the request of the Kithuani Self Help Group SHG in December 2015. The school is a public mixed day primary school with 361 pupils, 9 teachers and 2 subordinate staff...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Clean Water Equals Hope

Clean Water Equals Hope

Meet Abigail. A young girl from Kenya, now 18 years old, who had lost hope of pursuing her dreams until she had access to clean water. Abigail was only 16 years old when she joined Igunga Girl’s Secondary School. She had come from a school in the neighboring county which did not have any source of reliable, clean water. “It was tough for me an...

See the Impact of Clean Water - This Is Our Story - This Is Our Hope

This Is Our Story - This Is Our Hope

I must say that I really did struggle to give this story an appropriate heading. This is because of the unquantifiable, immense and inexpressible (Can we even use these words together!!!!!) encounter I had the other day during a field visit. This was at Kakima SHG a group in Makueni County which has been working with ASDF for the last two years....

See the Impact of Clean Water - Sanitation Saved My Husband

Sanitation Saved My Husband

Joram Kisanji, a 91 year old man, is one of the sanitation platform (sanplat) beneficiaries under the Water and Sanitation (WASH) project implemented by WEWASAFO and funded by The Water Project.He is married to Mary Kisanji. They have been blessed with 3 children (1 boy and 2 girls), 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. They live in...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Cassava For Breakfast

Cassava For Breakfast

"I miss cassavas for breakfast and pearl millet porridge. This was my breakfast for the last 69 years. For the last seven years however I have not been able to have this kind of meal. This meal was healthy, nutritious and it’s part of the reason why I am still strong though old. The main reason behind this-my farm cannot produce these crop...