This was the topic: Water. (World Water Day is in just a few days).
Did you know...
- Access to clean water and basic sanitation can save around 16,000 lives every week.
- More people in Africa have access to cell phones than to clean water; and over half of the continent does not have proper access to clean drinking water.
- Every 20 seconds a child dies from water-related illnesses.
Like I was, he was moved by one village situation where a bug-infested swamp (see the pic at top of this post) once provided the villages drinking water. A couple years ago, Reach Beyond built a clean-water well. Now the water-borne disease is wiped out.
Listen to Phil's experience in Africa on the podcast.
Fill My Cup. We want to build a clean water well in West Africa. Our Advancement team has taken on the project to raise $12,000 to install a well that will provide a village with clean water for life.
Find out more and please help us reach the goal by April 30.