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Kenya water projects 6.2017


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Building water collection systems for Kenyan people living in extreme poverty. Church mission becomes year-round ministry to provide access to education and clean water.

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Kenya water projects 6.2017

  1. 1. *Kenya Kids is a Low Country Community Church international ministry providing hope through education, water and food*
  2. 2. KENYA • 44 Million people • Large population living in extreme poverty
  3. 3. Startling Statistics For many people living in poverty around the world, the only source of water available is polluted and unsafe because it’s the same water used for… • Livestock & wild animals • Washing clothes • Bathing • And….. DRINKING
  4. 4. Dirty, contaminated water is often the cause of sickness that seriously impacts the lives of those who must use it and can be fatal for younger children.
  5. 5. You can help in providing CLEAN WATER! Water Collection Systems Rainwater harvesting systems provide distributed stormwater runoff containment while simultaneously storing water • Purified for various uses: • Everyday drinking water • Cooking • Personal hygiene bathing
  6. 6. Water Collection System for People living in Garbage Dump Building support for roof Tin roof over storage tanks
  7. 7. Filling the tanks • Water system installed during dry season • $50 - filled two tanks with precious water
  8. 8. “ ….. I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink …” Matthew 25:35 (NIV)
  9. 9. Water Collection System for Pastor John
  10. 10. Installation of collection tank
  11. 11. Pastor John & Esther – Village of Kedowa Blessing: No more walking 2.5 miles – one way - to fetch and carry dirty stream water
  12. 12. Average System Costs $700 – 900 US • Tank • Guttering supplies • Wood for platform • Transportation • Labor normally free with people benefiting from system
  13. 13. Water purification system - UZima For $30 you can give a UZima Filter to a family that will provide clean water for approximately 10 years
  14. 14. For more information, please contact Louise Goodman Program Director, Kenya Kids 828.265.7431