Dr. Jo Anne Lyon, Founder of World Hope International, shares her thoughts and reflections on handwashing, the pandemic, and the global church’s response to the vital need for clean water…
In June of 2019, World Hope International (WHI) made a year-long commitment, along with 72 other organizations, to focus on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities (WASH in HCF).
“There are a lot of wells that are broken and if we can rehab these wells, then we can do it much quicker; we can begin to get clean water, and then we can help with the soap for sanitation, so people can wash their hands.”
One softly spoken farmer proudly uttered “Thanks to mushroom farming, I can now afford to build a toilet…”
“I told the team it was water that we desperately needed. I expressed to the team how long the school has been struggling with this water issue”
“In time past, Baoma was the host to any water-related disease outbreak prevalence like typhoid, cholera, diarrhea, and vomiting, etc…”