When we were in Indonesia for a family holiday last month, I was cautioned by my Mum and relatives about ensuring that we don't drink directly from the tap, and that all of BabyMoo's feeding paraphernalia has to be washed in boiled water or the sterilised water from the dispenser. Most homes have a water dispenser, and any drinking water or water used in cooking is sourced from there.
In many remote areas in Indonesia, clean water is considered an expense that many families are ill able to afford. When we came across this Water for Life initiative, I knew that I had to do my part in not only giving the gift of water to the children in these areas, but to raise awareness for this cause.
Metro for Children, together with Pioneer Junior College, is raising funds for the Water for Life (Lamongan) project by the Singapore International Foundation. This project aims to provide clean drinking water for 50,000 children and adults in Lamongan, Indonesia through the installation of 150 membrane water filters over 3 years.
|The donation booth at Metro Paragon, manned by a savvy and very personable student from Pioneer Junior College.|
|You can donate toward the cause either in-store, or online.|
|We agree. There is no reason why children have to fall sick due to the lack of awareness or hygiene issues. These are the things which we can control.|
|Please click image above for ways that you can help!|
Give the gift of water now. It's a precious gift which can hardly be measured, and let's do what we can to ensure that these children are able to have a carefree and healthy childhood.
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