ST. LOUISANS REMAIN COMMITED TO UPCOMING TRIP TO KENYA
WATER PROJECTS REPRESENTATIVES
READY TO DRILL WATER WELLS IN KENYA NEXT MONTH
Despite the risks Shoeman Water Projects is taking an important and essential trip to Kenya next month. They are delivering and installing a well-drilling rig to the Kimandi Primary School and community.
This well will dig to a depth of 600 feet of granite to reach the water table. Once the well is drilled, this community of approximately 2,000 people, 200 of whom are children, will have enough water for domestic and irrigation use.
Currently, this school and community are without fresh drinking water. The women and children must take water walks to a river being used by the community for drinking, washing, sanitation, irrigation and livestock. Did you know that Kenya has 17 million who lack access to safe water, 67% of the population has no sanitation services, and 50% of the population live in poverty?
Between Monday, October 14 – Tuesday, October 24 Shoeman Water Projects will be in Mbooni Constituency in Makueni County, Kenya
Shoeman Water Projects will be drilling for water in Mbooni, one of six Constituencies’ within in Makueni County, Kenya, which is approximately 100 km (62 miles) from Nairobi.
Shoeman Water Projects, a local non-profit, gathers donated shoes and exports them to street vendors in South America, Haiti, Kenya and other places where people need affordable shoes. The money received from exporting the shoes is used to purchase well-drilling rigs, water purification systems, and other supplies to bring clean, fresh water to those who thirst.
Shoeman Water Projects, a non-profit organization, works to provide affordable shoes to those without any, and clean water to those who thirst. Over 7.80 million people lack access to clean water, which is equivalent to 2 ½ times the United States population according to water.org.
Visit the Shoeman Water Projects website to learn more about the organization at www.shoemanwater.org.
To schedule an interview with George “The Shoeman” Hutchings, please call 636-751-8197.
About Shoeman Water Projects
One pair of donated shoes serves two! One pair of shoes provides affordable shoes and clean, fresh water. Shoeman Water Projects is a project of Eagle Wings Ministries, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charity, working to alleviate as much human suffering as possible. Shoeman Water Projects picks up donated used and new shoes from businesses, churches, schools, special events and shoe drives. Once collected, the Shoeman exports the shoes to street vendors in South America, Haiti, Kenya and other places where people need affordable shoes. Shoe resale builds the local developing economy with retail businesses and affordable shoes. The money the Shoeman receives from exporting the shoes is used to purchase well drilling rigs, water purification systems, and other supplies to bring clean, fresh water to those who thirst. Additionally, groups and organizations planning mission trips have the opportunity to purchase a water purification system and receive training on water purification, health and hygiene that they can pass along to the people they serve.