Ngugi knows how important it is to have water at home. Growing up in Gaichajira, he probably spent a great deal of time as a child collecting water for his family. Now an adult, he continues to recognize the need for water in his village as access is extremely limited and expensive.
Ngugi hauls jerrycans by motorcycle to distant ponds and creeks where he fills them. After filling the cans, he rides the dirt roads back to the village where he delivers water to neighbors.
To bring more sustainable, safe water solutions to Ngugi's village and beyond, Water.org supports a country-wide WaterCredit initiative in both rural and urban areas of Kenya. The programs provide a variety of affordable safe water and sanitation products to fit the needs of households such as rainwater harvesting tanks, water connections, shallow wells, and latrines.
Read more about Sabina and the rainwater harvesting tank she established at her Kenya home, through Water.org.