Rwanda is still recovering from the horrific 1994 genocide, which left more than 800,000 people dead and pushed many more from their homes. Since then, a progressive government and growing economy have helped stabilize the country, but waterborne disease remains a leading cause of death. Almost a third of the country lacks access to safe water and nearly 40% live without improved sanitation -- both essential for real, true progress in Rwanda.
This shy 15-year-old used to walk hours each day to collect dirty water... until our partners constructed a well in his village.Read More
Gratien was reluctant to believe it, but we made a promise to bring clean water to him and all the people in Nyabuko village.Read More
In a remote village like Nyabuko, access to clean water will give women like Pelagie six hours of her day back, every day.Read More
Donathile's Health Clinic had everything it needed -- except clean water. But with our help, her patients aren't taking their medicine with dirty water anymore.Read More