OUR IMPACT: 17 clean water projects in 10 years – all operational
Average Distance to Water:
Previously 4 Miles
Now 1 Mile
Number of People Served:
Hours Saved as a Result of WILK:
13,500 per Day
The return on investment for projects like WILK’s is approximately 11:1.
For every dollar spent, the community receives 11 dollars-worth of benefit.
– World Health Organization (Hutton & Haller, 2004)
10th year Gala a big success!
130 guests heard updates from Kenya, bid on 40 silent auction items, and had a great time. We raised $11,900. Thank you to our Gala Patrons, Gala Friends, and Corporate Sponsors.
Check out our newest newsletter. It has been 10 years since Water is Life Kenya started and we share accomplishments, challenges and things learned from the bush. It seems that not only have the Maasai lives been transformed but Joyce’s life too. She provides insight into some of the ways she has grown over the past decade!
We also share details regarding:
– An update on our current water project in Kuku, Kenya
– Joyce’s TEDx talk
– Our Livestock as a Business groups and hay balers
– 10year gala highlights
– Livestock farmers field trip
– Students’ field trip
– Water Walk 2018
– Development Corner
– and Our Beaded Handicrafts Division
April, 2017 – Fundraising started
Nov. 18th, 2017 – Drilling complete
Dec. 10th, 2017 – test pumping complete
Click on the link above to learn more about this project.