Desperate times for Kamkomani Youth Project, Kenya

Desperate times for Kamkomani Youth Project, Kenya

The Kamkomani Youth Project is a school and rescue center servicing disadvantaged and neglected youth south of Mombasa, Kenya.  The project organizers have reached out to WHOlives to tell us of the desperate situation.  Because of drought the local Kamkomani river has run dry and the government supplied taps which are over 10 miles away have not delivered water for over a year.

This industrious community has been devastated by the drought.  They used to sell vegetables and tree seedlings from their garden and used water to make blocks and bricks
to be sold.  These activities provided jobs to those who worked the garden and built the blocks. But all that has changed since the rains have not come.  The garden has dried up and their is no water to make bricks.  Community members built a rain catchment system in a desperate attempt to provide water but so far, the annual rains have not come.

They are now forced to pay $100  to bring in a truck filled with water.  The water is distributed to community members and rationed for 2 weeks.  These charges for water are quickly draining savings accounts and causing community members to face very difficult choices.

They contacted one of our Village Drill teams and have agreed to participate in our Community Funded Well Program.  Our Village Drill crew will dig a well and then the community will pay back the loan over 1 year.  This will be a great blessings for the future as this community will no longer need to purchase water.

Please join us in helping this amazing community become more self reliant.

 

Desperate times for Kamkomani Youth Project, Kenya

The Kamkomani Youth Project is a school and rescue center servicing disadvantaged and neglected youth south of Mombasa, Kenya.  The project organizers have reached out to WHOlives to tell us of the desperate situation.  Because of drought the local Kamkomani river has run dry and the government supplied taps which are over 10 miles away have not delivered water for over a year.

This industrious community has been devastated by the drought.  They used to sell vegetables and tree seedlings from their garden and used water to make blocks and bricks
to be sold.  These activities provided jobs to those who worked the garden and built the blocks. But all that has changed since the rains have not come.  The garden has dried up and their is no water to make bricks.  Community members built a rain catchment system in a desperate attempt to provide water but so far, the annual rains have not come.

They are now forced to pay $100  to bring in a truck filled with water.  The water is distributed to community members and rationed for 2 weeks.  These charges for water are quickly draining savings accounts and causing community members to face very difficult choices.

They contacted one of our Village Drill teams and have agreed to participate in our Community Funded Well Program.  Our Village Drill crew will dig a well and then the community will pay back the loan over 1 year.  This will be a great blessings for the future as this community will no longer need to purchase water.

Please join us in helping this amazing community become more self reliant.

 

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