UNICEF estimates between 68 and 84 percent of South Asia’s water is contaminated with pollutants. More than half of this contamination is due to arsenic, a toxic natural element that can cause a multitude of health problems. Water contamination is a major problem in many of the villages where Gospel for Asia (GFA) Sisters of Compassion work.
On World Water Day, GFA Sisters of Compassion, alongside local churches, organized awareness rallies at villages in the surrounding areas. They educated participants on the importance of clean water and shared about BioSand water filters, which provide clean, arsenic-free water. Participants learned how to store, purify and reuse water, and those in the worst of situations were gifted their very own water filters.
“My house is in a village, and we do not have access to pure water,” said attendee Magni. “We have to use tube well water, but it is unclean and poisonous. I am happy to receive a water filter. I and my family will use it every day.”
Sabita also received a water filter…
Learn more about how to provide pure, clean water to families and villages through Gospel for Asia Jesus Wells and BioSand Water Filters.
Learn more about the GFA national missionaries who carry a burning desire for people to know the love of God. Through their prayers, dedication and sacrificial love, thousands of men and women have found new life in Christ.
Learn more by reading these Special Reports:
- Solving the World Water Crisis for Good — Lasting Solutions Can Defeat an Age-old Problem.
- The Global Clean Water Crisis — Finding Solutions to Humanity’s Need for Pure, Safe Water.
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