Weʼre raising £50,000 to ease the burden on females as young as 7 years old who have to walk miles in the blazing heat to transport water in order to survive.
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Women still carry most of the world’s water . They spend considerable time supplying water to their households .
Let's ease the burden on our mothers, sisters and daughters .
Women in rural regions of India walk an average of 1-2 miles a day, carrying water on their heads. The weight over time leads to chronic neck and back pain, as well as musculoskeletal disorders leading to complications during childbirth. Women may be pregnant or carry a baby on their back in addition to their load.
We can make their days easier .
The rolling solution / The Waterwheel, designed by Wello, is a large, round water drum that is fitted with handles so it can be rolled along the ground with ease. These round containers enable water collectors to roll liquid from wells rather than carry it on their heads. It can hold up to five times more water than a single bucket. Learn More
The physical and health burdens of water collection trap families in a vicious cycle of poverty – it is also a time-consuming task . Water is heavy. A traditional container equals a standard airline checked bag.
I have a team on the ground in India that will be following instruction to ensure that the wheels are reaching the homes of those that need it most. Needs are being assessed and we have a list of homes that will be receiving water wheels as and when the donations start to come in.
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Sep 22, 2020
Continue the good work... Water is a basic necessity in life and its painful to see the effort many Indian women have to put everyday just to get drinking water.
Sep 21, 2020
Great job, hope you are able to extend this further! Thanks to your entire team!
Sep 20, 2020
Brilliant that such a small change as a water wheel can make such a big difference to people's lives - I'm in!!
Sep 19, 2020
Well done.Continue the good work of wells on wheels
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Sep 18, 2020
Well done for organising this project for such a great cause, hope you can still get to these children in such need
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“I set up Wells on Wheels to make an immediate difference to peoples lives. I know a wheel doesn't solve a bigger problem, but I do know that a little comfort can make all the difference to the lives of people who already have a lot of hardship.”