You may not know it, but water-related diseases are the biggest killer of children in Africa.
A reliable water supply and clean toilets could stop the world’s most vulnerable children being exposed to these deadly, yet easily preventable, diseases.
I’ve seen young children lose their lives to water-related diseases. But I’ve also seen how willing communities are to unite in hard manual labor, digging wells, making bricks to build latrines, and learning how to maintain pumps so that their families have the chance of a healthier, more prosperous future.
They just need some support.Water Aid
I would just hope that if I was ever in a situation like that, where I had to walk miles and miles to get dirty water and it was causing sickness and all kinds of pain and heartache for my family, I would hope that someone would reach out to me.” -Steve RifeSteve Rife is biking across America to raise money for a medical clinic and well in a small Kenyan village. To read more about his efforts, or to support him, go to: http://www.wlox.com/Global/story.asp?S=14054729