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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Feb 27, 2020
Amazing cause so greatful that we can do a little to help these amazing kids
Feb 26, 2020
A great cause Shaz, thank you for the opportunity to help.Thank you also for the book, I received a copy via Chris Barrow.
Feb 25, 2020
Loving the work you are doing Shaz, it means so much that you’re making a difference 😊
Feb 16, 2020
A small donation from us. Continue doing the work you do - bringing back good health to the mothers and allowing girls to continue with education.
Dr Sam Jethwa
Feb 15, 2020
As promised we will donate a wheel on the behalf of every delegate on our courses each year. Best of luck and keep changing peoples lives 🙏🏽
Ikon Dental Suite
Feb 10, 2020
Jan 30, 2020
Keep up the good work!
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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.”