The water crisis in Kenya is disrupting social and economic activities , Only 57 percent of the rural population has access to an improved drinking water source, and the time-intensive pursuit of water collection often prevents women from taking up income generating activities, or in the case of girls, prevents them from attending school.
It's unbelieveble that in the year 2012 something like this excists and we look like it like a t.v.commercial!
Why not set up for rainwater harvesting during rainy season and keep for the dry season? And the land around is barren no trees. I think we need to help them not for the day for the whole life? As long as anything will grow around, I don't think so we will be losing our hope for survival.
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The problem of water shortage needs to be tackled on urgent basis. The mindset of concerned decision- makers and organizations needs to adapt to the unfolding reality. They can no more avoid a bold decision by hiding behind invalid feasibility studies or unsubstantiated arguments.
sustainability must be a priority.
who wouldnt help these people ..my problem is money gpoing into the wrong hands ....as so much already does .... for all we know ur money could be supporting wars warlords terorroists ....etc etc
I agree. Always do your homework! Vet the charities. Ask questions about the Board of Directors. That's why I chose Blood:Water Mission. The also work with partners in Africa and empower the villagers to provide sustainable solutions.
We must be able to improve this situation... so sad!
We can improve it! The problem seems huge but the solutions are actually not that complicated. Often the water is only 60 feet below the surface. These places do get rain, they just need a system to catch and contain it during the rainy season so it lasts through the dry season. Blood:Water Mission's dam project is designed and ready to go, as soon as the financial goals are met. Visit them and give what you can. That's how you can help.
<a href="http://www.causes.com/giveadam">"Give a Dam"</a> )
We watched a movie on Net Flix about global warming a couple of weeks ago and it is really happening for those of you who think it isn't. I think if we knew that man was the cause it would be easier to fix the problem but it seems to be cyclical too so the real question is what can we do about it. The thing is, people who have no water will need to move and the question is when people from all over the world all looking to relocate to survive, what will happen to the places that are still...
We watched a movie on Net Flix about global warming a couple of weeks ago and it is really happening for those of you who think it isn't. I think if we knew that man was the cause it would be easier to fix the problem but it seems to be cyclical too so the real question is what can we do about it. The thing is, people who have no water will need to move and the question is when people from all over the world all looking to relocate to survive, what will happen to the places that are still livable? It is a world wide problem and all Governments need to participate in solving it.
The water crisis is huge when you look at the planet. But when you look at individual communities, there are many places where there are simple, affordable sustainable solutions. We can Build a dam. We can dig just 60 feet below the surface, to get clean water. These are affordable actions we can take. They give water for generations. We cant seem to heal the planet but we can give solutions to one village at time.
In nature a species moves towards water and food. Maybe time to relocate.
I'm not sure how relocation can solve anything. Loosing your culture and disbanding a community and putting stress on other communities by moving in, and leaving your livelihood behind seems to create more problems. There are simple sustainable solution to the water crisis. It is not that complicated to fix. Most of the time, the water is only 60 feet below the surface. It is also not that expensive. Creating sustainable solutions to bring water to these people seems to make more sense to me.