the need

37% per cent of the developing world’s population – 2.5 billion people – lack improved sanitation facilities, and over 780 million people still use unsafe drinking water sources. Inadequate access to safe water and sanitation services, coupled with poor hygiene practices, kills and sickens thousands of children every day, and leads to impoverishment and diminished opportunities for thousands more…  (Unicef)

children's water foundation

In partnership with Meaningful Life International, Children's Water Foundation brings potable, life giving water to villages in Ghana, West Africa. After witnessing a young girl drink mud from a waterhole back in  early 2000 Sam made a pledge that he would do whatever it took to raise the money to place 1 well in 1 village. 20 wells and 20 villages later the foundation continues to bring clean drinking water to Ghana.

The Answer

By helping to dig a well you will help reduce 70% of the diseases caused by unclean water.  By helping to dig a well you will increase the chances of girls being allowed to go to school because they no longer have to walk miles to fetch the daily water needs of the family.  By helping to dig a well you will give physical water that will, with prayer lead to drinking from the Living Water. Total cost of one life changing well $9,956.