The average U.S. household uses more than 300 gallons of water per day. In stark contrast, many Cambodians don’t even have access to treated water. Here’s how we’re responding to the Cambodian water crisis.
Fresh Water Wells
Cambodia has some of the lowest levels of access to clean water in all of Asia. In the capital city of Phnom Penh, the Water Supply Authority issued a warning in regard to the shortage of clean water for 2022’s dry season.
As we enter the second quarter of 2022, we have much to praise God for already this year. We set a big goal of building 160 new water wells throughout Cambodia this year, and we are excited to report that we’ve reached nearly 40% of that goal in just three months!
Here at Rock Foundation Cambodia, we are humbled to reflect on the work God has done through our ministry in 2021. As we look ahead to the new year, we have three specific goals we’ll be working toward as we serve some of the most impoverished communities in the country.
We are excited to share that we recently met with Battambang Province’s head of the appeals court. With the cooperation and partnership of local officials, we have the green light for drilling 10 new water wells.
The government of Cambodia recently honored us with a certificate of appreciation. Part of our program for importing medical supplies includes partnering with Cambodian leadership for distributing these essential, life-saving resources where they are most needed…
We are ecstatic to announce that the government of Cambodia has eased some of the restrictions put into place in reaction to the alarming Covid-19 numbers, and drilling of clean water wells has resumed…
In 2021 alone, we have drilled 22 new wells that bring clean, fresh water to impoverished rural Cambodians. We are proud to say that, in the name of Jesus, more than 10,000 Cambodians have new access to safe, clean drinking water this year.
We’re excited to share that 2021 is already off to a great start with 6 water wells successfully finished!
This December, Rock Foundation Cambodia (RFC) built water well #302 to provide clean, fresh water to a poor, rural Cambodian…