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    Dhriti and her family belong to the Baiga tribe. They live in a small village in India’s Chattisgarh. Until recently, they had no safe source of drinking water. When the monsoon rains came, they’d dig a small pit in the lowest part of the village to collect water and scoop it out with buckets, trying desperately to capture the water before it runs off down into the valleys. In the dry months they’d walk 1.5km to a temple and take water from there, but water was limited to one bucket each, so often they’d send the strongest members of the community on a further 2km to another village, meaning an 8 km round trip,. Water was so precious that they’d bathe just once a week and would often drink soapy or dirty water so as not to waste it. Today, Dhriti and her family can use one of several hand pumps in their village. The handpumps are maintained by members of the community’s water committee and draw on groundwater, which is safe and monitored regularly. To ensure the pumps don’t run dry, the groundwater is recharged thanks to a large pond which captures rainfall, replenishing the watershed and is used for washing, watering crops and keeping livestock healthy. Dhriti and her family are healthy now – thanks to a safe water supply and because they can grow and afford better quality food. They no longer have to spend time walking miles to fetch water, which means Dhriti’s mother has time to earn a living. With the extra money, she can pay for Dhriti’s school uniform and the books.

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Safe water does more than just quench your thirst. Women and girls living in tribal communities in India’s Chhattisgarh typically spend several hours a day walking to and from the nearest water source. Even then, the water is often contaminated and makes them sick. With a sustainable and convenient supply of drinking water, a proper toilet and an understanding of good hygiene, we can keep children safe from diarrhoea and other waterborne disease and stop them missing school. With safe water at their door, children can stay healthy, families can move away from poverty and entire communities can flourish.

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Send a girl to school

Your Gift will help a girl complete her education

Safe water does more than just quench your thirst. Women and girls living in tribal communities in India’s Chhattisgarh typically spend several hours a day walking to and from the nearest water source. Even then, the water is often contaminated and makes them sick. With a sustainable and convenient supply of drinking water, a proper toilet and an understanding of good hygiene, we can keep children safe from diarrhoea and other waterborne disease and stop them missing school. With safe water at their door, children can stay healthy, families can move away from poverty and entire communities can flourish.

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  • Details

    Your gift helps children like Dhriti.

    Dhriti and her family belong to the Baiga tribe. They live in a small village in India’s Chattisgarh. Until recently, they had no safe source of drinking water. When the monsoon rains came, they’d dig a small pit in the lowest part of the village to collect water and scoop it out with buckets, trying desperately to capture the water before it runs off down into the valleys. In the dry months they’d walk 1.5km to a temple and take water from there, but water was limited to one bucket each, so often they’d send the strongest members of the community on a further 2km to another village, meaning an 8 km round trip,. Water was so precious that they’d bathe just once a week and would often drink soapy or dirty water so as not to waste it. Today, Dhriti and her family can use one of several hand pumps in their village. The handpumps are maintained by members of the community’s water committee and draw on groundwater, which is safe and monitored regularly. To ensure the pumps don’t run dry, the groundwater is recharged thanks to a large pond which captures rainfall, replenishing the watershed and is used for washing, watering crops and keeping livestock healthy. Dhriti and her family are healthy now – thanks to a safe water supply and because they can grow and afford better quality food. They no longer have to spend time walking miles to fetch water, which means Dhriti’s mother has time to earn a living. With the extra money, she can pay for Dhriti’s school uniform and the books.

  • Delivery & Returns

    If you choose to send your gift in the post, we charge a standard delivery fee of £1. We deliver to customers in the UK only. We’ll do our best to send your gift the day you order, though in busy times it may take us a little bit longer.

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