Why We Do It

485,000

Number of deaths each year from diarrhea caused by contaminated drinking water.

844 Million

This is the approximate number of people who currently lack basic water service.*

1,200

This is the average number of lives saved by the drilling of just one water well.

2.0 Million

This is the approximate number of precious souls that have been touched with the blessing of clean water through Healing Hands International. Since beginning our water drilling efforts in 2001, we have drilled just over 1100 wells in nineteen different nations around the world:

  • Ethiopia
  • Haiti
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Nigeria
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Ghana
  • Senegal
  • Philippines
  • Uganda
  • Malawi
  • Liberia
  • Guinea
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Lesotho
  • Sierra Leone
*Basic water service is an improved drinking water source that is within 30 minutes round trip to collect the water, including waiting in line.