Build a well in The Gambia
The village of Sifoe in the Kombo region of The Gambia has no water distribution system. Some families have tried to dig their own wells, but these soon dry out or collapse.
Sister Zabina built a deep well, which is now benefiting over 500 people in the community. With a clean water supply the people of Sifoe are healthier and have better sanitation. They said in their message to Sister Zabina: “May Allah (swt) fill your lives with happiness, insha’Allah.”
A child dies from drinking dirty water every 20 seconds. That’s 4,000 children every day whose deaths could have been prevented.
You can help save lives by building a well.
For millions of people in developing countries getting water is not as simple as turning on the tap. They have to walk for miles to reach the nearest water source. And when they get there the water is dirty and diseased. They drink it knowing it could kill them.
Build a Thirst Relief well and you can give families reliable access to safe, clean water. This allows them to drink, wash, make wudu, grow crops and water their animals safely. It will mean they don’t have to spend hours fetching water each day, freeing up time to go to school, work or look after their families.
Clean water means healthier lives, improved livelihoods and, ultimately, a route out of poverty.
Start building your Thirst Relief well now for as little as 82p a day.