In Sumba? Water is gold. We call this here "Water Crisis".
All kawan-kawan from @fairfuturefoundation, @kawanbaikindonesia @sumbavolunteer are fighting very hard to find good solution for the people. Living without water is very hard, impossible! We all need water and we are so lucky, so so so lucky to have enough of this precious liquid in our house.
Without water? We die! Simple as this. With a poor quality of water, we also die, but it's take a bit longer, and it's very painful. Even expensive! Yes, expensive to die.
With clean water? We can have a life, a good life, an healthier life! We can cook the vegetables coming from our garden, we can go to toilets, we can take a shower, we can wash our clothes, our teeth. We can take care of our skin, our injuries. We can clean our house also!
And? We can drink and eat some healthier things! Right?
The Bupati of Sumba Timur last week told us: Here, people get "lucky" as in some areas, people's can take a shower once per month...". It's a fact! They are luck. Me in here as it's very hot, I take 2 showers per day!
The main problem here is linked to the crops. To how we can makes growth the rice fields, the plants, the vegetables without water! We all got the answer! We can't. So, no water, no crops, no life, but diseases and tears, tears and pain. People get sick quickly, especially the most vulnerable: Elderly, Pregnant women, kids with chronic diseases like asthma!
On this few pictures, @fairfuturefoundation and @kawanbaikindonesia have built a 5'500 liters tank in the most traditional way. It just cost few hundreds €, chf or $, in the middle of a place where are living many people, many kids. We built it 4 months ago and it's look great isn't? We collect rain water! Simple as this.
Now, we can see the results: People have a garden, kids look's healthier, a way more! It's makes us so happy, as they also are in this village.
Would you like to come to see? Would you like to help the @fairfuturefoundation? You are the most welcome🙏.
Thank you so much for your help, your time, and benevolence.
Ps: I've tagged some of the kawans on each pictures. They are those how make it possible!
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