You might not think twice as you reach for a glass and pour some drinkable water out of your kitchen tap into it. Unfortunately, 2.2 billion people around the globe still struggle to reach and consume safe, drinkable water. However, let’s not delve into a conversation about how unfair this situation is, as an NGO may have found a positive solution. The NGO, GivePower , installed and still runs a solar-powered desalination plant in Kenya since August 2018. It transforms salt water into drinkable water. 35,000 people a day can now benefit from this fresh and clean water, dramatically improving the lives of many. GivePower’s Solar Water Farm in Kenya The team at GivePower decided to build their Solar Water Farm in Kiunga , on the Eastern Coast of Kenya, situated by the Indian Ocean. The region has suffered extreme drought for many years, and the 3,500 inhabitants of Kiunga village have not had access to clean drinking water. Drinking contaminated water can lead to debilitating waterborne illnesses and diseases such as cholera and dysentery. Moreover, it should be a basic human right to have access to potable water. GivePower is on a mission to provide drinking water to […]

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