For the first few years of her life, Chev's family collected their supply of potable water from an uncovered, unfiltered communal well. The reliability of the water’s source was countered by the ongoing uncertainty of its safety.
Community partners in the Philippines harnessed funding from the successful partnership between Outreach and Dial from Global Handwashing Day 2016 to jumpstart a community-wide water system. We love it when a plan comes together.
Outreach community partners in Nicaragua faced an ongoing dilemma: In order to find clean water for bathing, cooking, and cleaning, they had to travel long distances, carry heavy jugs, and eat into hours when they could be earning a living or completing other chores.
How do you bring clean water to 1,800 people in DR Congo? Start with some facilitation from Outreach, and stir in planning, teamwork, dedication and a generous gift from Dial in celebration of Global Handwashing Day 2016. Spoiler: It turns out, uh, well.