Face Africa is on a mission to bring clean drinking water to some of the most remote areas in Sub-Saharan Africa and what better place to start than in one of the most challenging regions, Liberia. To date, FACE Africa has completed 50 community WASH projects directly benefiting 25,000+ people in rural Liberia. They focus on optimizing sustainability of WASH projects and every system built to date is fully operational and providing safe water to communities daily.
Water scarcity in Africa prevents many young children, especially girls, from attending school and receiving an education as they are expected to aid their mothers in water retrieval and household chores. A lack of clean water means the absence of sanitary facilities and latrines in schools, resulting in absenteeism 10-20 % among girls who have reached puberty. Adequate investment in drinking water and sanitation facilities would result in 272 million more school attendance days per year.
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