Many of us who open a faucet and receive a clear, cold gush of clean water any hour of the day can hardly grasp how precious water is.
Each year, approximately one million people die from using contaminated water. Safe water is crucial for good health and sanitation.
What about taking a bath in muddy water? For many children in Cambodia, this is normal. Their water comes from muddy ponds, rivers.
Some groups migrate from one area to another, searching for precious water for themselves and their livestock.
Imagine what it would be like to drink water from a water hole, unfit even for bathing. Until recently, this was reality for a community in Cambodia.
The Gaza Strip, a tiny Palestinian territory between Israel and Egypt, is overpopulated and polluted.
Some of us children from our village had an exciting day. Today some North Americans living in Haiti told someone from our village that they were opening the clean water station in our community for the first time! It didn’t take long for everyone to find out. We grabbed some jugs and cooking pots and ran to the water station close to the well.
Beaming with smiles, many Haitians scurry to the new water station to fill their jugs. Instead of drawing from the polluted local water sources, they now have access to good, clean water from a CAM-funded well near La Source, Haiti.
Clean water is just a dream for many people. Every day, millions around the world scoop brown water out of stagnant water holes and muddy lakes and rivers. CAM’s Water-for-the-World program changes this for some people. And the results are not always just physical. In...
Excitement was in the air as the New Hope community in Liberia anticipated their first drink of fresh well water! Pastor Akin preached heartily to the group who had gathered for the dedication. “The water is free. It is easily obtainable . . . but if you refuse to...