Completion of 32 clean water systems was celebrated in several villages located throughout the Assin South District of Ghana. Residents came together to show their gratitude for the life-changing undertaking which will enhance water quality and the general health for thousands of citizens in the area.
LDS Charities, the humanitarian branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, partnered with the local government to provide strong teams for the projects, including water program specialists, site monitors, local engineers, contractors and water authorities.
This clean water initiative of the Church benefits people from all faiths, countries and ethnicities, empowering communities whose citizens suffer from limited amounts of clean water.
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“Water is life,” said the village chief. “Our stream is contaminated. We are so happy we no longer need to go to the hospital because of sickness from the water.”