Thank you for your generous gift! This report will introduce you to Ray, Candace, their children, and the impact you've made in their lives.
Welcome to Northwestern New Mexico, just off of Route 66 near the Continental Divide. Ray and Candace's family calls this beautiful place home.
Unlike most families, Ray and Candace have always struggled to get enough clean water to do basic things like take a bath or cook a meal.
But not any more.
All of that changed when you and DIGDEEP brought them running water for the first time ever.
We've prepared this report to show you your impact. Let's get started!
When we imagine life without clean water, we often think of places like Sub-Saharan Africa - communities that barely resemble our own. But at last count, an estimated 1.7 million Americans still don't have clean, running water or a flush toilet at home.
American families without clean water live lives totally different from yours. They wake up and collect water from a source outside their home, fetching it in buckets and boiling it on the stove. When desperate, many haul water from unsafe sources contaminated with bacteria, arsenic or even uranium.
DIGDEEP is the only global water organization working on projects here in the US. We're starting that work on the Navajo Nation. By focusing on low-tech, high-impact solutions, DIGDEEP is making a big impact in this area.
Check out these photos from the project and keep reading for more information on the technology we used.
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Thanks for sharing your hard-earned resources with a family in need. No American should live without clean, running water. Your generosity proves that we're all in this together!
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Ray and Candace are loving parents of three children- Raylaundo, Candray, and Ray II.
The family has lived in their current home for 8 years and it has never had running water or electricity.
It has been a struggle to raise the kids without indoor plumbing. Before DIGDEEP installed their new home water system, Ray and Candace would haul water to their house in buckets and barrels from many miles away. It took them lot of time, money, and effort.
But now the family finally has safe, clean running water in their home! Candace says she is so excited to use the money and time she saves to make her kids' lives better.