Take a look at a few communities in Rwanda and Kenya we have been able to make a huge impact on through implementing lasting water solutions.
This project is part of an extraordinary initiative with the Rwandan government to achieve full water coverage in the district of Kicukiro. This project is so important because Over 80% of the diseases afficting Rwandans are waterborne and many children under the age of 5 are dying from these preventable illnesses.
Rain Barrel System - On March 22nd, 2010, Ten for 10: Water for Africa celebrated World Water Day by provided a Rain Barrel System for Ichuni Girls Boarding School in Keroka, Kenya. This project was completed in April of 2010 and is currently improving the health and quality of life for approximately 330 girls!
In March of 2010 Ten for 10 | Water for Africa signed on as a partner in a comprehensive Water, Sanitation, Health and Hygiene Promotion Program that will take root in Rulindo, Rwanda. People in the Rulindo region of Rwanda are at very high risk of contracting major infectious diseases such as bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A and typhoid fever. These are food and waterborne diseases and are PREVENTABLE. The primary way to prevent these diseases is by increasing access to clean water.