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 - Kyamwao Community

Kyamwao Community

"Before this project was completed, life was very hard. We had to fetch water very far from our homes at the mountain tops. Accessing water was very difficult as we had to walk with jerrycans of water descending and ascending the tough terrains. I would really strain. No other activities would be carried out in a day as I would return home very wor...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Wamwathi Community

Wamwathi Community

"Mum used to go fetching water using donkeys in far areas. As a small boy, I could not manage the distances involved, and I would be left at home with my grandmother. Mum would later come back home with water," said Mwasi K. "I am happy now that water was brought nearer to us through this new water project. I can participate in the fetching proces...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Wamwathi Community

Wamwathi Community

"The whole of our village community relied on a local government rock catchment which is found more than 3km from my home. The catchment area would dry up sometimes during the year. Then we start traveling for more than 5km in search of water in river scoop holes. Available water sources never provided clean water safe for human consumption," said ...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Ngitini Community

Ngitini Community

"I used to follow my mum while she went to fetch water, and we would stay there for very long. There were long queues, and there was very little water, which meant more time would be spent there. I would feel hungry while waiting for her to fetch water. Since it was during the dry season, it often got very hot, and this made the wait very tiresome,...

See the Impact of Clean Water - Ngitini Community

Ngitini Community

"This village is my matrimonial home, and since I came here, I have been experiencing many challenges regarding water scarcity. I used to walk for around two kilometers along the dry river bed, looking for a potential water source. It was very time consuming due to the queues and the strains of digging scoop holes to fetch water. Household duties w...