Who You Help

From infants to mothers, fishermen to women farmers.  These are just some of the stories of the individuals throughout Africa who’s lives have changed with the support of Bread and Water for Africa

School Fees in Chad

For untold thousands of children in Chad, just getting clean water to drink and food to eat is a struggle, particularly for orphans and the poorest of the poor in this destitute country – and the idea of going to school is beyond the realm of possibility. But thanks...

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Water and Chicken Project in Sierra Leone

In the United States, access to clean water and having an abundant supply of farm-fresh eggs for cooking and baking are taken for granted. Very few homes in the U.S. don’t have running water and a carton of eggs in the refrigerator. That’s not the case in Sierra...

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Assisting Children Seeking an Education for a Better Life

In sub-Saharan Africa, roughly 40 percent of children will not spend even one day in a school classroom, amounting to untold millions who will never learn to read or write or do more than the most basic math. Without even an elementary school education, they will...

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Tuiton Assistance for Blandine

The mission of our partner in Cameroon, Hope Services, is “To build up the capacity of our beneficiaries through the provision of skills that can enable them to be self-reliant thereby avoiding dependency syndrome.” In sum, to provide children with the resources they...

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An opportunity for Belitha

Sometimes out of the worst situations and darkest days, a bright light is able to shine, and little Belitha is an example of just that. She was only 9 years old when she arrived at the Kabwata Orphanage and Transit Centre, a longtime partner of Bread and Water for...

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Water Sachets (packets) Provide Safe Relief from Thirst

Moriba Town, Sierra Leone, has an estimated population of more than 5,000, and thousands more in the surrounding towns and villages of the Bonthe District. However, in the impoverished country “access to [clean water] in the provinces is a big challenge...

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A New Poultry Facility for Sierra Leone

Five thousand chickens is a lot of chickens – especially in an impoverished country such as Sierra Leone. Many go hungry for days on end and chicken is a delicacy compared with the everyday meal of beans and rice.   “The evidence suggests that Sierra Leoneans love...

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Rainy Sunday… That did NOT stop us!

Nearly a dozen runner and walkers spent a rainy Sunday morning, June 3, to participate in the Bread and Water for Africa® “ Wata for Salone! ” 5K in Arlington, Virginia. The dedicated participants joined together with even more volunteers and those who supported them...

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