We have been installing drip irrigation systems to poor farmers in Pemba Island Zanzibar. This method of watering crops makes most efficient use of water which is a scarce commodity and bring efficiency in farming, resulting in higher yielding crops. This method is taking farmers out of poverty and now they have enough to feed their own families as well as selling to the local market.
Donate a hand pump for £150 in West Bengal India to needy families. We have completed 40 pumps in this area,but there is a urgent need for more. The area we are working is the Balmer District West Bengal, where poverty and unemployment is very high. These people rely on communal wells far from their homes drawing water from traditional unsealed water wells which leads to the water to become dirty and contaminated, leading to the spread of disease. These handpumps suffices for poor families trying... Read More
THIS PROJECT IS NOW FUNDED Since the orphanage project was set up in 2013, Waterfall has helped to build an infant school, dining hall, and residential quarters. The school was officially opened in January 2015 for local orphans and poor children from surrounding villages and has already reached the capacity of 125 children between the ages of 3-6 years old with four classrooms. The children are fed wholesome, nutritious meals twice a day, which in turn relieves some of the burden from the guardians and relatives who... Read More
Waterfall has been working to transform the lives of people in remote communities in Gujarat and Rajasthan since 2011. The Rajasthan region has arid deserts and water is a scarce commodity. Building wells in these areas has transformed the lives of people and animals, with people having to travel less to get clean drinking water, giving children access to a better quality of life, and minimizing disease. We are pleased to report that just in 2015/2016, eight wells have already been completed in the Barmer district... Read More
On 20 July 2011, the UN declared a famine in the Lower Shabelle and Bakool – two regions of southern Somalia. On 3rd August, famine was further declared in the Balcad and Cadale districts in Middle Shabelle as well as the IDP settlements in Mogadishu and Afgooye in response to data from the UN’s food security and nutrition analysis unit. According to the UN, famine would spread to all eight regions of southern Somalia in four to six weeks due to inadequate humanitarian response caused both by ongoing access restrictions and funding gaps. The economist also reported that widespread famine would soon occur... Read More
THIS PROJECT IS NOW FUNDED The UN World Water Development Report 2014 observes that the unsustainable use of water for agriculture is the prime reason for the groundwater level falling in most parts of Gujarat. “In the state of Gujarat, free groundwater and subsidized electricity to pump it contributed to severe groundwater overdraft, near bankruptcy of the State Electricity Board, and poor power supply to farmers and other rural residents.” Waterfall helped in rural villages by installing tube wells which supplied 5 villages in the district... Read More