The Foundation has launched water intervention projects aimed at constructing water 500 dams, 500
pans and also drill 500 boreholes
in the arid and semi-arid areas across the country. The Foundation will endeavour to assist communities harness reliable water sources for their use and that of the livestock and for agricultural use. The Foundation will be mobilizing all interested parties in initiating the water intervention chapter geared at helping Kenyans have enough food and water for use. It is in such gesture we invite like -minded organizations and individuals to join all efforts together to make Kenya a better and enjoyable place to live in.
- 80% of all illnesses result directly from waterborne pathogens.
5 million people, most of them children, die each year from diarrhea. The primary cause of diarrhea is contaminated drinking water.
- 2.5 billion Incidents of illness are caused by contaminated water every year.
- 50% of hospitalizations result from waterborne disease.
- The leading cause of death for children under the age of five is infection from waterborne diseases.
At any one time, approximately one billion people suffer from diseases contracted by consuming contaminated water.
1.2 billion People do not have access to safe drinking water. The World Health Organization predicts that by 2025, this number will increase to more than 2 billion.