Provide Clean Water in Cambodia
We’re excited to launch a new partnership with a non-profit called Neverthirst, bringing sustainable clean water access to 5,000 people in Cambodia. By distributing bio-sand filters, families will be able to filter water in their home, decreasing the waterborne illnesses that are common in this area.
Join us as we come alongside Neverthirst to provide clean water in Cambodia!
During the dry season 5 million people in Cambodia collect water from unsafe sources. Many home solutions for water access are ineffective and can lead to disease and illness. Which in addition to the dangers of diseases, there are added costs from parents missing work and children missing school.
ODW + Neverthirst
With this grant, our partner will be able to distribute 18 molds needed to build bio-sand filters. These molds can then be used to make 1,000 household filters annually. The filters are made locally, using products that are available locally, and are effective in removing the majority of contaminants, making the water safe to drink.
By working with local schools and churches, our partner Neverthirst is able to better engage the community to encourage ownership, sustainability, and empowerment.
Choun Tida’s Story
“My name is Chhoun Tida, I’m 25 years old my famiy lives in Poun village in Cambodia. The water used to cause many problems for my family, often causing fever and diarrhea. I was very worried about my family and worried that we would lose someone because of drinking the bad water. But now we have a bio sand filter, we don’t worry about water any more, we use it for drinking and washing food and its good for my family.”
Share this story:
More stories of impact
It’s been seven years since the war in Syria began and people are still seeking refuge from the continued violence. Seven years is a long time to listen. It’s a long time to engage, invest, and care. We want to continue listening, sharing stories, and empowering children, women, and their families. Join us.read more
In these last few days of 2017, we humbly ask you to consider making a final year-end donation to our work. Your generosity will…read more
End-of-year holidays are all about celebration, reflection, and gratitude. As we continue to grow here at ODW, this holiday season we're reflecting on the global work you, me, us, and them, are doing together. The stories of transformation we've heard from the ground...read more
Childbearing comes with many risks, particularly for women in developing countries, as they are more likely to face challenges during pregnancy and birth.read more
Recently, a small team and I from ODW were able to visit and assess our projects and partnerships in response to the Syrian and Iraqi refugee crisis.read more
Wow! Our 2017 Gala was absolutely incredible! We are so grateful for everyone’s generosity and commitment to powering this movement.read more