The community does not know of a clean water source in any of the surrounding communities. The poor water conditions within this community have caused mothers to fear for their children’s lives. Many children under the age of five do not live due the high number of waterborne illness within this region. Most of the members do not know what it is like to have clean water as they have never experienced it before. This will be the first safe well within the region. During the dry season, the hand dug wells begin to dry up causing families to limit what they drink or use. These are farmers and without water, many times their crops wilt and the cycle of famine can easily begin without access to food. Water is the first step to economic security and better health.