Tag Archives: Finding Water

Clean, Accessible Water = Life

April 30, 2018 – assessing wells in Gulu District, Uganda. Aid Africa builds sheltered springs, drills new wells, and repairs broken water pumps for local villages. Simply sheltering a natural spring can protect a water source from contamination by water-borne pathogens. … Continue reading

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Clean Water Saves Lives!

Aid Africa at work! Eighty percent of communicable diseases are water born. If we can give a community water that’s clean where the pigs and goats don’t pee and poo in it, we can cut worms and deadly diseases like … Continue reading

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Clean Water Saves Lives

For more information about Aid Africa’s water projects, visit http://www.aidafrica.net/water/ To learn about how Aid Africa drills its wells, watch this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxMNwVBWL4s

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Clean Water Saves Thousands of Lives

Locally accessible clean water is essential to the sanitation and healthy development of a village. Without it… Women and children spend hours retrieving water. Water-borne illnesses flourish and people’s existing medical conditions are exacerba… Continue reading

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Clean Water for Cet Kana!

Just a week after the project began, we finished our first sheltered spring in the village of Cet Kana (outside Gulu, Northern Uganda). The spring will supply hundreds of people clean water for drinking, bathing, cooking and general use all year ‘… Continue reading

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Building A New Sheltered Spring

Here’s one of our sheltered spring projects “in process.” Sheltering the spring provides easy access to the water and reduces the disease and parasites found in the water itself. Continue reading

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Scouting A Site for a New Sheltered Spring

In this video, our volunteer Executive Director, Peter Keller, is in Uganda and scouting a location for a new sheltered spring. Aid Africa digs, repairs and maintains vital water sources – including sheltered springs and wells – critical for provi… Continue reading

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Dirty Springs Spread Disease

Watch this woman getting water from this dirty spring. Those that have access to water often only have access to this kind of water. Continue reading

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The Problem With Dirty Water

Listen to one of our Aid Africa staff — George — as he explains the problems with dirty water. And then check out what Aid Africa is doing to help find clean water for the poorest of the poor in Africa. Continue reading

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Drought Will Cause More Suffering and Death In Africa

Due to the second season of low rainfall, more than 9 million people in Kenya and Somalia are without food or water. This situation is complicated by poor rains in Uganda which have dashed hopes for a good maize harvest. According to the World Foo… Continue reading

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