It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3: for students to be healthy, they need access to clean water. In our part of the world, it’s a given that schools will have water fountains, sinks, toilets. But in many parts of the world, it’s not. Many children go to schools without latrines, even without access to basic water pumps. This gift is about changing that. When you do the math, it all adds up.
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This gift has brought clean water and health to 4,000 children in seven schools in the Bombali district of Sierra Leone. Waterborne illnesses run rampant in the country and many of the people living there don’t have access to clean water.
This gift is changing that.
“I am proud to promote hygiene and sanitation,” says 15-year-old Mabinty, who is a member of her school health club. “I can talk with much more confidence than I used to. I now know the things that affect us children and how to live happier, healthy lives in a friendly environment.”