Clean, safe water cheers residents

At the same time, they were able to access ablution blocks.
“We have boreholes but the water is not as clean as the one provided by World Vision,” she said.
The project by World Vision will improve access to safe and sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene for over 1,160,000 people in areas where the organisation operates.
In providing communities with facilities for water, World Vision believes that no child should stop school and jeopardise their future because of lack of access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities in schools.
World Vision national director Mark Kelly wants communities to have easy access to water and sanitation facilities so that they live happier lives.
Apparently, Government and World Vision have similar goals to ensure that people are provided with clean and safe drinking water and proper sanitation.
Government prioritises the provision of clean and safe drinking water as an overall goal of poverty alleviation and promotion of sustainable economic development.
In Government’s Vision 2030 and Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP), provision of clean water and improved sanitation is a priority.
“Having access to piped water and a modern ablution block at a school will enhance children’s attendance in school and results in high concentration and improved performance in class.
It is also true that levels of pupils dropping out of school is high, especially among girls,” he said.

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