Within three days Impact Nations was funding food distribution which provided immediate nutrition to over 9,000 people. Seven days later, Impact Nations volunteer, Joshua Smith, was on site distributing water filters and teaching communities how to use them.Read more...
Over the course of two weeks, 200 water filters were distributed, instantly providing clean, safe drinking water to over 6,400 people.
After receiving a filter, 61 year old Bertha stated “Our village had 3 bore holes and all have been completely damaged. I was worried where we will be getting safe water to drink, so receiving these buckets and filter, cholera has been defeated.”
Distributing the water filters caused a cholera outbreak to be stopped in its tracks in these communities. Four months after distribution, our partner, Richard, reported that “Where the filters were distributed, waterborne illness is a thing of the past”.