Your donation will provide a safe drinking water supply to a rural community and produce tangible health and education impacts to the lives of thousands of people
The Water Crisis
In many rural areas, people rely on surface, open unprotected water sources (sometimes shared with livestock) for everything they do - drinking, cooking, washing and living.
Preventable water-borne diseases such as typhoid, cholera, dysentery and diarrhoea are reported highly in rural areas due to drinking contaminated water. These illnesses also result in reduced energy for livelihoods and community development.
Lack of access to clean water means that thousands of people living in rural areas are stuck in a poverty cycle unable to meet basic needs to improve living conditions.
The burden of water collection is typically tasked to women and children, who can travel up to 4 hours every day many kilometres from where they live.
Every day thousands of students head to schools with no clean water supplies. Without access to water, education is almost impossible.
We assess need in collaboration with partners, beneficiary communities and government agencies ensuring that communities with the highest need receive a water well
We locate our wells within 300mtrs of village households where people live saving recipients time on water collection and creates economic growth
Our community recipients are given complete ownership of their water resource and provided comprehensive training on well management
Our water supply designs use suitable technical scope and water delivery methods so that recipients can manage breakdowns
Sponsor a water well
1 well impacts 1,000's of lives
We match our donors to the most needy water scarcity communities
Village populations range from 500 to 2000 and health facilities impact a broader community of 30,000 people or more.
Rural school enrollments range from 250 to 2000 pupils. Primary and Secondary Schools have a broad community impact as rural schools are often the heart of community life.
Providing a water supply to a village away from a water source where both people and wildlife use it reduces human and wildlife conflict over water resources.
Ethiopia - Hand dug rehabilitation wells in Berano District, Somali Region from US$10,000 per well
Uganda - Hand dug wells in north & west rural regions from US$1,350 per well
India - Drilled wells in Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh State from US$1,900
Nepal - Clean water sources to remote earthquake effected areas from US$11,000 per village
Tanzania - Remote rural Maasai villages in Kilimanjaro region from US$3,000
Malawi - Drilled wells in remote rural villages in Nkhotakota National Park district from US$10,000 per well
Clean water to remote rural villages in earthquake affected districts From US$11,000 per village
Remote villages in Kadapa district Andhra Pradesh state.
From US$1,900 per Well
Maasai rural villages in the Tanzanite mining district Mt. Kilimanjaro region.
From US$3,000 per village
Rural villages in Phalombe region.
From US$7,000 per Well
Hand dug rehabilitation wells in Berano District of Somali Region.
From US$10,000 per Well
Hundreds of hand-dug Wells in rural villages in many sub-counties.
From US$1,350 per Well
Together with our amazing donors, BridgIT has invested over $1.7 million, installed over 260 facilities and helped more than 680,000 people receive a safe water supply
These testimonials prove that your aid money IS having an impact and making a quantifiable difference dispelling the myth that foreign aid is a waste of money.
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