“It used to be very hard to get water. Without rain, we were traveling long distances and life was very difficult. Before, we used to take shifts at the water source because it would become so congested. People would come to use this one little tank and trough, arriving at 4 a.m. and continuing on until 9 p.m.
For 53-year-old Ana Curazo and her 8 children in Rancho Pando, Nicaragua, contaminated water is now a thing of the past!
I first met Janet Kisari last February on a visit to Ewuaso Kedong, an area in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley devastated by cyclical drought. As a widow, she was then struggling to support her five children.
On a recent trip to rural Haiti, I was inspired by the amazing work going on at the Kobonal Haiti Mission. One of the most memorable people I met was 62-year-old Adel St. Jacque. The first thing you notice about Adel is how thankful he is—for everything!
These guys are threading pipe for a water distribution project in Kenya. Once it’s done, the animals, agriculture and health of the people there will thrive, and their quality of life will skyrocket.
We just received this update from Alvaro Ubilla, project manager for our ministry partner Amigos for Christ. With the help of Cross Catholic Outreach, thousands of people living in 14 rural Nicaraguan villages now have access to safe water.