Water, sanitation & sustainability - Sierra Leone

by WellFound
Play Video
Water, sanitation & sustainability - Sierra Leone
Water, sanitation & sustainability - Sierra Leone
Water, sanitation & sustainability - Sierra Leone
Water, sanitation & sustainability - Sierra Leone
Water, sanitation & sustainability - Sierra Leone

Project Report | Nov 3, 2023
Water is a strong tool in shaping communities

By Dr Antony Kingsley | Chief Executive Officer

People having Fresh Water
People having Fresh Water

In the rural Moyamba District of Sierra Leone, water has become a transformative force, significantly altering the lives of its communities. The dedicated staff on the ground have witnessed a remarkable shift in the community's dynamics, primarily attributed to the accessibility and utilization of water resources.

The provision of clean water has been a catalyst for change, empowering locals to initiate their businesses. With reliable access to water, entrepreneurial ventures like small-scale agriculture and various local enterprises have flourished. Furthermore, the introduction of water has facilitated the creation of vibrant vegetable gardens, enhancing food security and dietary diversity among the residents.

A notable outcome of this water availability is the increased school attendance of children. As water sources become more accessible, children no longer spend hours fetching water, enabling them to attend school regularly, thereby enhancing their educational prospects.

The impact of water on Moyamba's rural communities is undeniably profound. Beyond meeting basic needs, it has spurred economic growth, supported agricultural initiatives, and fostered educational opportunities. This transformation is a testament to the potent synergy between accessible water resources and community development.



A new sanitation facility for the community
A new sanitation facility for the community
A new market garden
A new market garden
Community supporting each other
Community supporting each other


Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

About Project Reports

Project reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you can recieve an email when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports without donating.

Sign up for updates

Organization Information


Location: London, Middlesex - United Kingdom
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @opwellfound
Project Leader:
Antony Kingsley
London , Middlesex United Kingdom
$1,540 raised of $3,000 goal
62 donations
$1,460 to go
Donate Now

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Get incredible stories, promotions, and matching offers in your inbox

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.