Chrisologue’s story illustrates the power of increased income. He was one of the first to lease land to us. Previously, he hired local labor and rarely saw a profit. The power of choice—used to help his family and then his community.
Thank you all for your interest in PROCOM’s progress. Over the next few weeks you will receive several stories documenting our impact on families, but first, understanding how we work will help you to make more sense of the stories.
In Rwanda alone, one of the smallest countries in Africa, there are at least dozens of organizations working to improve access to water for the population. The numbers for the rest of the continent have to be mind-boggling. So why does it seem so slow-going? Why does it seem like there are still so many people without access to clean water when people are working hard, drilling wells, and investing a lot of money and effort?