Cross Catholic Outreach’s ministry partners in developing countries provide safe water to thirsty families by installing wells in their communities. Because electricity is rare in remote areas, many of those wells use a simple hand pump technology to bring up the water. This also makes them easier to repair and maintain. Read on to learn how to involve kids in building a model water pump with a few simple materials, making this a fun craft for the whole family to enjoy!
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This Lent, Cross Catholic Outreach ministry partners are providing clean water to families all over the world, but we need your help. As you pray, fast and give this Lenten season, would you consider making a gift to Cross Catholic Outreach to support our work in developing countries? Browse our Easter Catalog for other giving opportunities that include building clean water wells, constructing safe housing, providing education, and meeting the most urgent needs of children and families.