Such a huge global response to World Water Day has generated some wonderful articles, blog posts and resources. Check it out:
♦ Infographic from Able Skills about how plumbers can play a leading role in ending the water crisis:
♦ Watch what a typical day looks like for an Oxfam plumber in Kenya:
♦ Article in Good about making every day World Water Day
By coming together to establish unexpected partnerships, grow local capacity, and improve monitoring of results and impact, we can find lasting solutions. We must look beyond simply installing water pumps, constructing latrines, and counting people reached and instead look toward innovative programs that put systems in place for permanent service delivery for generations to come.
♦ Gaining access to water isn’t as simple as turning on the tap for one in nine people on the planet. Read about one Heifer International volunteer taking a walk in the shoes of a young woman fetching water from a far off well. A Young Girl’s Mile Walk for Water