The next time you turn on your tap think of Kanze Kahindi. “I would be a lot healthier than I am today if I didn’t have to travel so far for water,” said Kanze Kahindi. Kahindi lives in sub-Saharan Africa where an estimated 319 million people have no access to safe drinking water. Twice a day, she leaves her small hut made of sticks and stones, here in rural

southeast Kenya, and walks with others from the village to the nearest place she can find water. “My legs are sore, my back hurts, and I’m always in pain.” For many of us, water is just a tap away. For Kahindi, getting access to life’s most basic need is anything but easy. “I’ve been fetching water since I was seven years old.” READ MORE