Children playing in the water of the Ebagueye borehole. Since completion of the Vibrant Village water well and tower, over 800 families are accessing the water every day.
Children laughing under splashes of water in Ebagueye, Niger.
A young boy kneels by a stream of water from the newly completed water well in the Azawak Region of Niger.
Dancing in celebration of water!
A woman holds her youngest child in front of her mud and thatch home.
School boys in Ebagueye, Niger.
Women wash their families' clothes with water from the Vibrant Village borehole.
U.S. Ambassador Bisa Williams congratulates villagers in the Azawak with completion of their borehole. Our partner NGO, Amman Imman: Water is Life, accompanied Ms. Ambassador on her visit to the region.
Children singing, drumming and clapping in celebration of the water source.
The newly completed Vibrant Village Foundation water tower. We partnered with US nonprofits Amman Imman and The Prem Rawat Foundation to bring water to 25,000 people in the dry Azawak Region of Niger.
Cooled off by the water, a girl waits more happily to fill her containers.
Women are the primary water-gatherers in Niger, as throughout much of the world. The nearby water tower reduces their distance traveled per day by as much as ten kilometers.
A young boy takes a quick drink of the fresh potable water while filling his jerrycans.
A girl fills buckets of drinking water for her family.
All generations are joyful at this new site for fresh drinking water. The well can transform the fortunes of the community, from improved health to heftier livestock, to home gardens and tree-plantings.
An Ebagueye toddler wants to pitch in carrying empty jerrycans to be filled at the water source.
Washing off some of the dust of the arid Azawak.
A gusher of the most valuable resource in the world.
Priceless clean water.
Even the water-gatherers get a respite from their work to join in the festivities.
Two siblings near the water tower. The water will help to alleviate the crippling malnutrition in the Azawak.