Water is essential for human, animal and plant life for sustainable water supply and sanitation is fundamental to the food security, health, survival, societal well-being and economic growth in The Gambia. Indeed, communities are particularly vulnerable to water-related problems, Mothers club organization are expected to help tackle water problem in the future.
In order to better tackle water-related challenges in The Gambia, UNDP “Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation; says “Safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030 requires we invest in adequate infrastructure, provide sanitation facilities, and encourage hygiene. Protecting and restoring water-related ecosystems is essential”. Ensuring universal safe and affordable drinking water involves reaching over 800 million people who lack basic services and improving accessibility and safety of services for over two billion. “The European Union declaration policy on clean water “Drinking water directive and bathing water directive” High quality, safe and sufficient drinking water is essential for our daily life, for drinking and food preparation. We also use it for many other purposes, such as washing, cleaning, hygiene or watering our plants are fundamental principles for human consumption.
Water makes a world of difference some rural-urban communities are still using open well water, where bats harbour and died inside the wells and in most areas people drink from open well water which normally makes them suffer from diarrhoea. This project helps keep the communities in good health and thus promotes hygiene. However, this year has been marked with a lot of difficulties and has been unable to kick off. We therefore, are appealing for your support to drill a borehole for this community of Kitty village.