Kaliko Udabi, Yei River State, South Sudan
“Agnes Tabu is 15 years old and attends school. An Internally Displaced Person from Senema, she and her parents relocated to Udabi Payam, Lujulo County. She moved to Udabi centre due to severe insecurity in her residential area which has affected her study process. Currently, she is in primary two, which as she told us is inappropriate to her age as a 15-year-old girl. Tabu’s responsibilities are many. She wakes up early in the morning, sweeps the compound, and walks long distances through the busy roads to fetch water. The place Agnes collects water is not safe, and the water source is dirty. Diseases like typhoid, malaria, and scurvy often affect people in her village.
With her smile, she shows how happy she is that the repair crew came to repair and restore clean water. Agnes will no longer have to walk long distances to fetch water every day. Alongside many other community members and the many travelling along the busy roads, she will have access to clean water whenever she needs. She sends thanks to the supporters for helping to provide clean water to her community.”
This project was undertaken as part of our campaign of projects that actively reduce carbon emissions. This project helped the community save their much needed wood which was previously being burnt daily to boil water. This project has also eliminated the many thousands of hours previously spent on walking to collect water.