Give a Village Drinking Water in South Sudan

by Hope Ofiriha
Feb 14, 2011

Life and water are complementary basic needs

Onura muddy water pond for drinking
Onura muddy water pond for drinking

No water, everybody will die in Onura sub village of southern Sudan.

On 08- Feb - 2011 president Omer al-Bashir, issued a republican decree accepting the final results of referendum, which supports the separation of the South into an independent state. North and South Sudan are presently engaged in talks to resolve the sensitive issues, which includes sharing of oil revenues, demarcation of boarders, and the contested oil-rich Abyei region.  Sudan will not be the same again, and Hope Ofiriha looks for a new Republic of south Sudan.

 Life continues to be a real struggle for women and children in Onura sub village. Most water muddy ponds are contaminated with water-borne diseases which are a major health problem for the villagers. They have no access to clean water. Young girls and women wake up early every morning to walk 4 miles to fetch drinking water. The local girls are paying heavy burden fetching water for their families - instead of going to school – they are busy carrying water. They will stay in this cycle of conditions throughout. The only ticket out of this miserable condition is to provide them with “Hand water pumps”.

Most children between the ages of 5 –to - 10 suffer from water-scarce diseases such as trachoma and scabies. People in Onura sub village really want this project implemented soon. But Hope Ofiriha is facing hard time with optimism in raising the funds to put in real life.

With the help of our donors we managed to raise $1,485 and we still need $10,015 to reach project’s budget goal. As soon the goal of $11,500 is met the project will be implementation. Or if we manage to raise $5,750 we will drill a hand water pump at the school so children can have access to clean dring water. Also by installing “Hand held water pump” at school will attract more children. Women are desperate to have access to near by water source, freedom time, and improve health status.

In Hope Ofiriha’s bank account it's recorded $1,485 the funds raised in 2010 – but we still need your help to raise the remaining balances. Will you consider giving only $10 – or more on monthly subscription? In this way we will reach the  budget goal quickly as the project will be having constant inflow of money.

We thanks you for your support in 2010 and will continue to partner with you in years to come until the goal of this project is complete.

Thanks for joining hands with Hope Ofiriha.



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Hope Ofiriha

Location: Oslo, Norway - Norway
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
William Logai Ochieng
Oslo, Akershus Norway

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