water changes everything

You are changing lives and creating hope through clean water and sustainable programs.
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It Starts with water

Access to clean, safe water is a catalyst for change and the first step to elevating communities from a cycle of sickness and poverty to one of health and hope.

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Education

Together, we are improving infrastructure throughout schools in rural African, providing education and transforming communities through the sponsorship of vulnerable children.

LOCAL LEADERSHIP

Through carefully vetted local partners, our reach has expanded greatly. Monthly support to schools, orphanages, housing, and food allows for the best use of resources and ensures funds are directly used towards programs in Africa.

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SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

Expanding our investment in sustainable projects in the communities serving vulnerable children. This may include school buildings, housing, farming, small businesses, and other projects that will provide sustainable growth.

CLEAN WATER

Distributing water filter kits to communities that do not have access to clean water. Each of these filters provides clean water for up to 25 people and will last for many years.  Prior to the filter distributions, we provide hygiene and sanitation training (WASH) to all recipients and often to whole communities.

Change the World

Clean water is just the begining. Together, we have the ability to impact thousands of lives through education, women’s rights, family preservation, agricultural sustainability and more. Hear real stories in the video below.

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communities impacted

The Water Crisis

THE PROBLEM: Over 3,100 children die every year from diarrhea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation in Kenya. 43% of the 44 million people living in Kenya, of do not have access to clean water. A true water crisis.

  • People have no consistent access to clean, safe water. Common water sources are local watering holes for animals and people alike, runoff from Mt. Kilimanjaro, a small stream, or Lake Victoria (filled with raw sewage, industrial waste, parasites, bacteria, and disease.)
  • Water-borne diseases are an ongoing, preventable, health crisis in Kenya. People have been left unprotected against epidemics such as cholera, typhoid, and parasitic worms.
  • The rate of exposure is extremely high because the water is not only contaminated at the basins and pumps where it is collected, but also the containers are almost always “found,” second-hand objects, often previously used for oil, fertilizer, or wastes.

THE SOLUTION: For $65 you can purchase a water filter that will povide up to 1 million gallons of clean, safe, drinking water. The water filters we use are simple, effective, and do not require any replaceable parts. YOU can bring health to schools, villages, and orphanages, and allow families to thrive.

Just ONE can make a difference, will YOU?

A Bigger Vision

Kenya has 3 million orphans, 47% are orphaned as a result of HIV and AIDS

The long-term strategic goal of Just One Africa is to empower local leaders who care for vulnerable children within their community with sustainable solutions. These solutions provide long-term access to clean and safe water, quality education, life skills training, adequate safe housing, and more efficient agricultural methods. These continuing viable solutions will reduce the reliance on outside sources of funding and furnish them with the means and ability to provide for themselves, as well as those they care for.

We strongly believe in sustainable solutions for long-term impact.  It is paramount to work closely with our local leaders by investing in who they are and also building deep relationships with them based on trust and respect. We take a great deal of time to listen and ask questions to determine what they desire to see happen in their communities. It is from that input that we move forward creating sustainable solutions that will be managed, constructed, and maintained locally.

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SOLAR PUMP PROJECT

Lenkai School Borehole Solar Pump Project $15,000 – Building sustainability by adding a solar panel system reducing the amount spent each month in electricity/fuel for the generator. 

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WATER EXPANSION

Water Expansion Project $70,000 – Acquire a property with borehole, pump, and storage for distribution to local community including home meters for growing monthly revenue. Location will also serve as a dedicated centre for enhancing access to community training and growing sustainability programs to continue building internal sustainability. 

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SECURITY WALL

Security Wall for New Water Project $8000 – Creating a substantial security wall to protect the investment and provision of the water point, the new training center, and program offices. 

10 Ways Clean Water Can Change the World

Clean Water

The water filters we use are simple, effective, and save lives. Your gift of $65 filters up to 1 million gallons of clean, safe water.

children's programs

Through our local partners, children are cared for through family-style care giving them the nurture and care they deserve.

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