In many rural communities in the developing world, there is no water system and the nearest water source can be miles away. Women can spend up to four hours each day locating and hauling unsafe water water back home for drinking and household use, leaving little time for more productive activities.
Your gift of a water tap stand will provide safe water to a family close to home and give a woman the freedom to pursue other, more productive activities. Instead of hauling water, she can care for her family and perhaps contribute to her family's income. Her children won't be as sick and she can spend her limited income on food, education for her children and other necessities instead of medicine. Water can be a catalyst for change and help people break the cycle of poverty.