Water means life: the project “Ida for Africa”,
an enormous social commitment in honour
of Ida Bombana
Nowadays, more than one billion people on our planet are forced to use contaminated water. Water-related diseases kill an estimated 1.6 million children every year. In many cases, women are forced to walk several kilometres each day to secure potable water. Potable water means water that is safe for drinking, cooking, bathing and for land irrigation.
This project aims to provide rural communities with access to potable water by constructing wells and water supply systems.
By doing this, we can:
• reduce child mortality;
• prevent diseases caused by contaminated water;
• liberate women from the daily task of collecting water and allow them to look after their families;
• allow crop irrigation and thus encourage agricultural production.