Imagine having to walk an hour to get a drink of water.
Imagine having to walk an hour to fill a jug with water to cook a simple meal.
Sometimes several times a day.
In the remote villages of Nepal, it is usually the women and children that fulfill this daily task. Women are then unable to do more productive work or spend time with their family.
Children are often unable to attend school or the time they spend fetching water minimizes their attendance, delaying their education.
The Kamala Yonzon Tahrayli Foundation is a Vancouver, B.C.-based nonprofit established to bring flowing water to a remote Nepali village in the Kabre Palanchowk District; Healay Chaubas.