Then we visited Euthini village where we broke ground for another well to be installed as soon as the rainy season ends this Spring. The new village well will benefit over 1000 villagers and is sponsored by Hopegivers International. Robby Bruberg, representing Hopegivers, breaks ground with village leader. Chappy Valente prays for the future of the Euthini Village
Today we visited the remote cluster of villages called Zowe, where CitiHope installed a deep water well sponsored by Mike Rose and his friends from New Jersey. Now 1500 villagers have access to clean, fresh water instead of having to drink from mud holes.
Most of the villages in Northern Malawi lack clean potable water from a fresh, reliable source. This is why 1 our of 5 children die before the age of 5 from preventable, waterborne diseases. Contaminated water typically is collected from stale ponds and muddy streams. During the rainy season in Malawi, surface water can be collected from mud holes. Women(not men)often have to walk miles to collect clean water from the nearest well, and carry