The 3,752 people from Mazengo-Handali Village have been consuming contaminated water from open sources. Women and children collect contaminated water which they share with livestock. Access to clean water is essential as the community suffers from waterborne diseases and have no other source of water available to them.
We found water in Mazengo-Handali Village - at a depth of 615 feet!
This is a BIG step in bringing clean water to the community of 3,752 people! We will soon begin the installation of the solar-powered water pumping system and continue to share updates along the way!
Mwinyi was our first project! We were able to help 5,000 people in October, 2018 when the taps were turned on. Before we were able to provide the people of Mwinyi water, they were digging holes in the ground that were close to 50 feet deep! The water they were drinking was giving the people there water-borne diseases. We were able to provide 16 water taps throughout the village, and the generous people of Mwinyi are even sharing their new clean water with the 2 surrounding villages.
In December 2019, we completed our first full drip irrigation project! The people of Mwinyi received seeds for onions, tomatoes, sweet peppers and okra, as well as training from professional agronomists. The lead farmers are learning new skills every day in crop nutrition, soil and nursery management, pest and disease control as well as harvesting methods. Today, the 2,443 people of Mwinyi Village are happier and healthier than ever with clean water and an abundance of food!
Ndebwe is home to 4,600 people. Their previous water source was a seasonal "spring" that was only available during the rainy season. On April 19th, we were so happy to be able to turn the taps on for the people of Ndebwe! Since the village is so large, we were able to install 38 different taps throughout the village so every person has a tap near them!
Maseya is home to 3,758 Maseya Villagers people. During the rainy season, the people rely on digging holes in the dirt along a river stream even though the water in contaminated, however when the dry season comes, the villagers are no longer able to dig holes, but have to walk close to 7 miles to get water. We are so excited to be able to provide the people of Maseya water soon!
Announcing our newest water project that is home to 3,673 people.
Mapinduzi Village - Water is projected to flow by November, 2020!
A HUMONGOUS "Thank You" goes out to an extremely generous
Water 4 Mercy friend who is funding Mapinduzi Village's water project ENTIRELY.
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