Clean water in a community impacts all the residents in a community; reducing water borne illnesses which results in healthier citizens. Healthier citizens are more able to work, to do well in school, to care for their families, to raise healthy children, less of the precious income is spent on medical expenses.
Availability of a clean water bore hole or tap also reduces the number of hours spent collecting water, which frees up more time to parent, or to study or to just be a child.
Central location of a clean water bore hole or tap provides a safer place for women and children to collect water, where the threat of human or animal predators is significantly reduced.
The Voice of Hope teams, in partnership with Imbenzi Foundation, aim to install a bore hole or water tap or improvement to a water system each year to continue to increase the health of the people of the Kakamega region.