Earlier this year we opened a new school in Filangur. For more than 700 students, this new school provides brand new classrooms, latrines, books, science kits, sports gear, desks and supplies.
The community’s passion for learning is growing with new enrollments up 40% since our partnership began. However, a major barrier to education still exists in Filangur.
The closest water source is located 5-9km away and this source of water is unprotected and contaminated, the community has no access to clean water.
Clean water is fundamental to the health and wellbeing of the community as well as the education path of Filangur’s students. For many Ethiopian families, it is the responsibility of the daughter to fetch water for their family. Many girls are denied the chance to attend school as their days are spent travelling to and from remote water sources.
We want to provide clean, fresh water to the students and families of Filangur.