Nolkeresi and her family need help desperately. They are sick because of the water they drink. And Nolkeresi is worn out from hauling it.
Just imagine walking for six hours every time you need to get water for your family to drink. That’s how long it takes Nolkeresi to get water for her family of eight children.
She leaves home at 5 a.m. to walk to a sandy riverbed where she digs with her hands until she sees a small pool of water. Then she scoops the water into her 5-gallon jerrican, one cup at a time. When it is full, it weighs more than 40 pounds. Carrying this, she walks home in time to make lunch for her children and give them something to drink.
As hard as it is to get water, the saddest part of this story is that the water Nolkeresi brings her children is contaminated with bacteria and parasites. It often makes them sick. Nolkeresi knows this, but there is nothing she can do about it.
She wants a better, healthier future for her children. This could be possible with you.