Archive - April 17, 2017

Wells of Hope for Muslims in Chad [VIDEO]

Wells of Hope for Muslims in Chad [VIDEO]

In rural Chad, people struggle to find water — especially clean water. Waterborne diseases run rampant. But a water well can change everything.

How many hours would you walk for a drink of water? One? Two? More? For people in the desert lands of Chad, this often isn’t really a question. They will walk for their water. They have no other choice. In the rural parts of Chad, people often don’t have ready sources of water. They gather surface water during the rainy season. And when it dries up, they walk for hours until they can find another source. No matter where they go, the water is dirty — contaminated, in part, by people and animals alike who use the water to bathe. Children…

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