Less than a Penny
The average price of water in the United States is about $1.50 for 1,000 gallons. At that price, a gallon of water costs less than one penny.... Read More
The average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water per day. In the villages of Ututu and Achi, every gallon... Read More
Happy to Have Water
Happy to have found enough “clean” water from the river, these children head home, careful not to spill a precious drop. Did... Read More
Perilous Water Conditions
Getting to the river is just the first part of this daily chore, wading far enough to look for desirable “clean” water... Read More
Several Trips a Day
In Ututu and Achi, the vessel often used to fetch water is a gourd, which holds one to two gallons of water.... Read More
Over a Mile for Water
Children walk a mile or two, on rocky paths through the bush and down steep embankments to reach the river. All this... Read More
In Ututu and Achi, Nigeria – Young barefoot children begin their day fetching water for their families.
Do you give thanks for clean water?
Every morning when you turn on the water, flip the switch on your coffee pot or put the kettle on for tea,... Read More