Without a doubt, one of the most striking features of rural Kenya is this:
People fetching water.
Women. Children. Men (a few).
With donkeys. Without. On foot, bikes, motorbikes, cars/pick-up’s.
Yellow cans of varying sizes, everywhere to be seen along the roads.
Water. Such precious resource, in scarce supply to large parts of the global population.
*not being able to turn a tap and have an endless supply of pure and safe potable water at your disposal.
*having to spend hours a day fetching water.
*digging deep in dried-off river beds to try to reach the groundwater, slowly trickling forth.
*not being able to send your kids to school as pupils have to bring enough water to last a full day. And if there’s not enough water…
Advent Calendar for 2019: sharing pictures and stories/reflections from my trip to Kenya in June. I went to visit “my trees” and get a hands-on experience of the social entrepreneurship of the Kenyan forestry company that I buy trees through.
Full disclosure: I am proud to say I am both a customer and an ambassador for the company. If you are curious to find out more, let me know and I’ll gladly get in touch with you! Here’s my sponsored link: https://betterglobe.com/27216