Imagine needing to use the restroom and having no place to go. What would you do? For 2.6 billion people around the world, this is a reality. In fact, one in seven people dont use a toilet when they go. This Christmas, we at Blood:Water Mission want to change this statistic for in Cyanika, Rwanda.
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Marsabit is an arid desert region, home to 158,000 people. Most of the people are nomadic pastoralists who have survived for generations by raising livestock and following seasonal water sources. Scarcity is a way of life, and conflict between tribes is common when water and food sources dwindle.
Last year, Northern Kenya experienced its worst drought in SIX decades. Across the Horn of Africa the drought and resulting famine affected over 10 million people, and at the height of the disaster, the average walking distances to water reached over 30 miles. For a number of years,