Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The ECHO Project & International World Water Day

Most of us take it for granted. Our morning coffee, the hot shower we took before work, the meal we had last night, the sprinkler system we just turned on in the front yard.

We turn on a tap—hot or cold—and it’s there. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, our water is clean and always available.

But not everyone has access to clean safe water.

• Did you know it is estimated that 30,000 children die each day from water that is contaminated?

• Did you know that 85% of the diseases of African children under the age of five are caused by water-borne illnesses?

• Did you know that twenty percent of the world has difficulty getting access to clean water?

How can you and I make a difference?

March 22 is International World Water Day. It’s a day to focus on the need around the world. It’s a day to make a difference.

The ECHO Project has an urgent need to raise $7500 to complete a water well in the village of Massavana, in Mozambique. While this might seem like a small solution compared to the great need around the world, this well will make a real difference to the several hundred people of this village.

If you are able to help, please make a donation today. We are now set up for on-line donations at www.theECHOproject.org. (Click on Donate) You can pay with your credit card or Pay Pal, or you can mail a check to:

The ECHO Project
327 Sandy Creek Dr.
DeSoto, TX 75115

Thank you for helping us“Speaking up for those who cannot speak for themselves…the poor and helpless, and seeing that they get justice.” Proverbs 31:8

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