Campsite in Southern Rift Valley while visiting Massai project sites.
Deeper Missions Executive Director, Derek Reinhard, discusses the Eloo installation with Mr. Jaka, the project contractor.
Waterless, solar composting latrines at the Ebert Kakua School for the Deaf -- helping keep the community water wells safe.
The finished Eloos at the school for the deaf
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I must say that the camping arrangement was much more comfortable than I expected (even with the no-hot-water camp showers). Each morning saw a blazing sunrise climb into our valley location and then ended with […]
After arriving in Nairobi very late (and having a deep personal discussion with customs about the solar lamps we were bringing in as gifts–though they were looking to tax them just the same) Ross and […]
Ross and I are pleased to see the details and arrangements are falling into place and we are getting excited to get this trip started.
We (Kim Hanson is joining us when we arrive in Nairobi) […]
– 69% of Sub-Saharan Africa population is without access to improved sanitation while every year, food and water tainted with fecal matter cause up to 2.5 billion cases of diarrhea among children under five, resulting in 1.5 million child deaths
– 66% of the Sub-Saharan Africa population live without access to electricity and in order to reach universal access by 2030, 55% of new connections will need be off-grid
– Only 61% of the population in sub-Saharan Africa have improved sources of drinking water with women and girls being most affected by the disparities in access; they are most likely to be the main water carriers for families
Deeper Missions projects serve to help break the cycle by introducing sustainable, repeatable clean technology projects for communities to heal, increasing their chances at thriving.