The Water Crisis
Every day these boys had to carry buckets of unsafe water back to the village, where their younger siblings are sick and malnourished from diarrhea. These children are not alone. 1.8 million people die every year from diarrhoeal diseases. Do you know anyone who has died from diarrhoea? Probably not, because those are 1.8 million preventable deaths.In Central Africa, the average person only has access to 2.5 gallons of water each day. That is less water than you use in two flushes of your toilet. But, why is this a crisis?
see what it is like when you don’t have a well:
The solution: water and sanitation
|The Bayaka face a myriad of health issues in Central African Republic — malnutrition, waterborne disease, jiggers to name a few—but Water for Good is combating all of these, using water as a stepping stone.|
Water for Good needs your help to provide opportunities for better health. Working in the Central African Republic is challenging and expensive. In this video you will SEE how difficult it is to travel to villages. This video chronicles the everyday struggles that Water for Good faces while drilling wells in one of the most remote areas in the world.