A reminder that just getting a drink of fresh water is a challenge in many parts of the world. Karagita, Kenya: Schoolgirls fill bottles of water from a tank supplied by a bore hole at their school in a slum next to Lake Naivasha. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP
Women and girls in developing countries haul water for an average of 4 hours a day. That’s hours of time lost that could be going to school, work, and play. How much is 4 hours worth to you? To learn more about the Water for People movement, go to http://www.crowdrise.com/WaterForPeopleSupporters
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Well Done and Marion Medical Missions have installed over 2600 wells in 2011 alone. Over 16,000 wells to date. The labor is African, the parts and plumbing are sourced and built in Africa and the partnership is working. It costs about $400 to install the well.