Design Outreach, a cooperating organization in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, was recently featured in a news story on NBC4, Columbus, Ohio. Click here to read the complete story. Click on the link below to view the story.
Local Group Builds Pumps To Provide Clean Water To African Villages
SUNBURY, Ohio -A major effort is underway to help people in under-developed countries to live healthier, longer lives.
“Often times, there’s statistics like 800 million people that don’t have water access,” said Greg Bixler, of Design Outreach.
When they do find water, it comes from rivers or ponds, and it’s often contaminated.
“So people are walking literally one or two miles in many cases, gathering the water, and coming back and drinking the bad water, and often makes them sick. It gives them diarrhea. They don’t even realize life without that,” Bixler said.
But a pump is changing all that – all because Bixler, an engineer in Central Ohio, had a vision.
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