Orbis to Ensure Ethiopians Can Access Clean Water

 
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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Wate And Sanitation

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of wate and sanitation Four areas within my village have benefited from project stipulated by the UNDP in abid to develop the areas. the project which dealt with water and sanitation has seen the 4 areas having several structures of water facilities. one if the examples, has had boredholes being put up with pumps all long to draw water. the springs and wells around have been upgraded with the surrounding coordination being to the ideal level of sanitation. one significant thing is the drawing of water from a neearby river via pipingg system to people's households. well what else can i say but to thank UNDP for putting in place that wonderful project. Read more.
Related to project keywords: pumps, households, surrounding, long, areas

Disabilities

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of DISABILITIES In a community An impairment is a physical,mental or sensory condition that affects an individual capacity to function this include an amputated limb, paralysis, blindness thought. An impairment may lead to a disability to carry out a basic function in a way considered normal for an individual of a given age, such as to walk, speak, see, hear. lift learn or maintain contact with reality. Most of impairments can be prevented through public health measures, primary health care services, adequate nutritions and reducing exposure to hazards. The communities are also taught how to treat &respect them. Read more.
Related to project keywords: blindness, prevented, way, communities, treat

The Great People's Hope That Turned Out To Be Frustrating.

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Buikwe District, Uganda
Map of The great people's hope that turned out to be frustrating. Once there surfaced an Organisation that tried to help the orphans,widows and elders. This organisation's major objective was to redeem the above mentioned from poverty and give them a good life in the areas where it was situated. The money was put in by some foreigners and it so accumulated that the people entrusted with power started corrupting the invested in funds.The people were now asked to contribute some funds forexample Registration fee,pass-port photo fees,yet it was all centered for by foreigners. As a result,the organisation collapsed and the people intended to be helped didnot even taste the fruits of the organisation.st was such an embarrasing situation that everybody didnot believe. Read more.
Related to project keywords: "organisations", started, hope, poverty, areas

My Dad's Wicked Brother

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of MY DAD'S WICKED BROTHER Moses my elder father, my father's brother decides to bring home his brother who decides not to return from the family, he suddenly got sick but the moment he was rushed to hospital. On their way he tried his best to say "please don't bother yourselves to bring James back home or else Petro will kill you the way it is killing me." and he died on the spot. Petro, the other brother is killing his own brothers because of land but James issue continues when it reached a moment of his death, it was sad when we heard that he did in the forest it took my father two days to search for the body. They found him when he was already rotten and carried him back for burial. Suddenly, my own dad's leg started itch and he rushed to the hospital but no results. The amazing thing is that my father's leg can sometimes get worms come out of it something unbelievable. My dad feared the remaining wicked brother will take my father has a pain for life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: continues, started, way, bring, pain

Looking Up For High Goals For Our Community.

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of LOOKING UP FOR HIGH GOALS FOR OUR COMMUNITY. I am Jacob Kakai, the Vice chairman of Tusaidiane support Group in Kakamega North District, Kabras Division. In our endevour to greatly change our community, is our quest to give it the dignity it deserves , we are packaged with the desire to upgrade its status both socially and economically through a youth empowerment approach on a specific life line of hope in farming and economic uplifting for our members and the community at large. Started four years ago, this Self Help Support Group is well on track to turn over all stones on our way to cause everything go the way we desire. We admire the achievements we have so far attained to this end, both for our members and the community at large. Some members in our team are ill infected and we are helping them in a special regard as well. Read more.
Related to project keywords: approach, started, hope, way, turn

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Organization

Orbis Ireland

Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland
http://www.orbis.org

Project Leader

Diane Weatherup

Development Manager
Sandyford, Dublin Ireland

Where is this project located?

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