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During this pandemic, we need to do our part to help combat COVID-19 by practicing social distancing and maintaining proper hygiene. However, to have clean hands, you need both soap and clean water. Even in countries with the best water coverage rates, one in four people lack proper sanitation. Accessing clean water and soap is a tiring and difficult process for people in Africa.

Young women in villages spend a total of thirty-six hours a week walking miles to collect clean water and bring it back home in heavy plastic containers. By the time they arrive home, the water is contaminated with cholera, typhoid, or other diseases. That's four full school days where they are at risk of being kidnapped or abused while traveling. Thirty-six hours that they could use to educate themselves, build businesses, or care for their families.

Charity is the third pillar of Islam and it is important that those who can, should donate money to the less fortunate. The Prophet (PBUH) said: “The believer’s shade on the Day of Resurrection will be his charity.” (Al-Tirmidhi). On the day when all other shade will be gone, Allah will shade and shelter those who give charity and care for the poor. The Muslim’s sacrifice in this life will be their protection on the Day of Judgment.

The Water Project is working to educate people with health and hygiene training, build handwashing stations, and teach families how to make homemade masks. By partnering with The Water Project, we can provide clean, safe, and reliable water to a community in Africa.

- The Half Hollow Hills High School East Muslim Student Association

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Anonymous
Donated $136.00 on 10/08/20
May this help all those in need

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Dirty water impacts health, education, women, and income. Providing a reliable and safe water source allows communities to thrive.

The Water Project provides access to safe and reliable water across sub-Saharan Africa. Together, our support can end the water crisis and restore hope, one community at a time.

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