Water Matters

The latest on our work and those supporting it



Through Their Eyes: COVID-19 Chronicles with Edward Kimeu


Friday, September 4th, 2020by Tom Murphy

Our team recently visited Twone Mbee Muselele Community, Kenya to conduct a COVID-19 prevention training and monitor their water point. Shortly after, we returned to check in on the community, offer a COVID-19 refresher training, and ask how the pandemic is affecting their lives.

 

Through Their Eyes: COVID-19 Chronicles with Violet Kadenyi Nabwera


Friday, August 28th, 2020by Shannon Esrich

This post is part of a new series by The Water Project meant to highlight the perspectives and experiences of the people we serve and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting them. We invite you to read more of their stories here. Violet Kadenyi Nabwera sees a lot of changes happening in her home due […]

 

Making transparency easy, fast, and free


Monday, August 24th, 2020by Tom Murphy

The Water Project has been sharing public, near-real-time water point functionality data on its website through bespoke API integration with mWater for many years now. Supporters, partners, and served communities have ready access to our entire water point directory with detailed reporting for each site that includes an mWater-powered historical record of each water point’s […]

 

Through Their Eyes: COVID-19 Chronicles with Anna Samuel


Friday, August 21st, 2020by Tom Murphy

This post is part of a series by The Water Project meant to highlight the perspectives and experiences of the people we serve and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting them. We invite you to read more of their stories here. The last time we spoke with Anna Samuel was a year after her self-help […]

 

Our COVID-19 Prevention Impact: 71,160+ People Reached So Far


Friday, August 14th, 2020by Shannon Esrich

“Being on the frontlines in preventing the virus is not easy, especially if you are not properly equipped. The fear of exposing yourself to the virus every day is real,” said Catherine Chepkemoi, the leader of 1 of our 4 teams working to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Kenya. “But the driving force, in this […]

 

Through Their Eyes: COVID-19 Chronicles with Isabella Angwenyi


Friday, August 7th, 2020by Shannon Esrich

persevering /pərsəˈviriNG/ adjective – continuing in a course of action even in the face of difficulty, with little or no prospect of success, or despite a delay in achieving success – See also: Isabella Angwenyi Career. Family. Self-Owned Business. Community mobilizer. At 50-years-old, Isabella Angwenyi is a do-it-all force to be reckoned with in her […]

 

Through Their Eyes: COVID-19 Chronicles with Ruth Vuyanzi


Friday, July 31st, 2020by Tom Murphy

This post is part of a series by The Water Project meant to highlight the perspectives and experiences of the people we serve and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting them. We invite you to read more of their stories here. “As soon as I heard about the coronavirus outbreak in Kenya, I made a […]

 

Through Their Eyes: COVID-19 Chronicles with Philip Omukiti


Friday, July 24th, 2020by Shannon Esrich

“Staying indoors is not my thing…It seems I have a lot of time on my hands,” said 31-year-old teacher Philip Omukiti plainly. After several months of lockdowns, restrictions, curfews, and stress in his hometown of Mungakha, Kenya, it is easy to find empathy in Philip’s statement as so many people around the world are facing […]

 

Through Their Eyes: COVID-19 Chronicles with Serilah Nyawanga


Friday, July 17th, 2020by Shannon Esrich

This post is part of a new series by The Water Project meant to highlight the perspectives and experiences of the people we serve and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting them. We invite you to read more of their stories here. “53-year-old Serilah looks tired and worn out,” stated Training Officer Jacquey Kangu with […]

 

Through Their Eyes: COVID-19 Chronicles with Tabitha Mutheke


Friday, July 10th, 2020by Tom Murphy

This post is part of a new series by The Water Project meant to highlight the perspectives and experiences of the people we serve and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting them. We invite you to read more of their stories here. “Having a sand dam and shallow well in our locality are helpful to […]