Dams are major sources of water for households and domestic animals in rural areas. Image by ZimLive
For 15 years a village community in Nkayi has been surviving without a water source nearby. Hope has been raised by recent efforts to prioritise a dam critical to the community.
One of the dams constructed through community project based groups addresses water shortages affecting families including school children. Image by Victor Moyo
In Phumuza, Bulilima, the community has taken matters into their own hands to address the persistent water scarcity. Through collaborative efforts and self-funded initiatives, villagers have successfully drilled boreholes and constructed dams, empowering themselves with reliable access to water resources.