Walk For Water 2021

In the communities where Aidlink works, a young girl can walk up to 15km to collect water for her family, carrying up to 20 litres on her journey home. 15km is about 19,685 steps – that’s going to take you around three hours. For many girls collecting water dominates the day, leaving no time for learning, playing or the opportunity to be a child.

Join the Aidlink Walk for Water campaign to celebrate the value of water and help raise much needed funds to tackle water poverty. 

Aidlink’s Walk for Water campaign runs throughout March, April and May and is one of hundreds of actions taking place around the world to celebrate World Water Day.

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How Do I Get Involved?

  1. Join us on April 22nd (1pm – 2pm) for an online webinar, we will be launching our Walk 4 Water Campaign and we will be joined by our partners from Uganda, who advocate daily for improved water and sanitation facilities in rural communities. Register here now.
  2. In line with COVID-19 government guidelines, mobilise you family, friends and bubble to walk 15,000 steps. You can set the time and location to suit you – ideally with within a few weeks our World Water Webinar on Thursday 22nd April 2021.
  3. Share our campaign on Facebook and Twitter and post and share your photos using the hashtag #AidlinkWalk4Water.
  4. All donations from your sponsored Walk4Water will support some of the poorest communities in Kenya and Uganda. Participants can sign-up or set up a fundraising profile on Givengain here.
  5. For any and all support, don’t hesitate to contact us at info@aidlink.ie

If you and your school would like to take part in Walk for Water 2021, please contact us at info@aidlink.ie to receive your Walk for Water school pack.

Go on, join the campaign and Walk for Water in solidarity with young people in Africa.