World Water Day: We’re 5 Steps Closer to Clean Water at Njiro!

[We’re grateful to our talented volunteer, Tom Turner, for producing the above video describing the work accomplished at Pangaro and the hope for Njiro!]

It’s World Water Day and we have so much to celebrate! We’re sharing our progress at Njiro where a clean water solution for 1,700 people is under way!

Step 1: Identify the Need. After completing a successful well project in the village of Pangaro serving 1,200 people, Empower Tanzania staff identified the next village to empower: Njiro. (To learn about the whole scope of the project, click HERE.) Our staff on the ground in Tanzania collected information by consulting their network of people, other NGOs, and  government officials to identify the dire need at Njiro.

The people of Njiro have been walking by a broken well for the past seven years. Soon, it will be repaired and providing water for the 1,700 people of the village. Pictured here are Njiro public primary school children who are looking forward to safe and clean water in their village and school.

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Njiro Water Project

Children and women of Njiro, along with Empower Tanzania’s accountant Flora, stand along a broken well.

Goal: Provide clean water to the 1,750 people of the village of Njiro, Tanzania

Estimated Cost of Project: $50K

The Problem: A borehole was funded and drilled by an Assemblies of God church 7 years ago and worked for less than a year before it broke. Currently, water is scarce in the village of Njiro and the following hardships are a result…

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