The Nuba have been subjected to unbelievable atrocities for more than 20 year. It’s hard to imagine that this conflict with over 2 million deaths has found so little attention in our media. We have the chance to help a nation to reestablish their honor, their hope and their future.
WATER & EDUCATION
Access to clean water is a basic human need and right. It’s hard for most of us to imagine that clean, safe water is not something that can be taken for granted. But, in the Nuba Mountains the war has made water scarce, unsafe and inaccessible in places.
Mende has stated “To give a child an education is essential and very important for me. It gives children hope and they will live a better life. My schooling was cut short in the Nuba Mountains so I painfully understand the value of education and how important it is for development. I believe every child deserves to be educated.”
We are very excited to announce the completion of an important project! To help the village’s critical issue of water supply, Mende and her husband coordinated a project with us and the Nuba diaspora to install an extra water pump. The normal situation is for water to be “hand-pumped” from an underground well. This is inefficient, time consuming and hard labour. To improve the situation, solar panels were installed to provide power to an electric pump during the day; a generator is used at night.A rectangular brick structure was built as a reservoir from which the water flows out to a variety of valves and taps. In the videos you will see the apparatus constructed and then being …... read more