Daily News Project x Charity: Water

Wake up early to collect water to bathe and feed the children. Send them off to school. And then collect more water in anticipation of their return. This is the daily routine of a mother in Sikedi Village, Malawi.

By the end of the day, they will have made that long walk to the river no less than seven times. No human— no woman— should have to invest so much time and work into one of life’s most basic needs.

Read more on the Daily News Project x Charity: Water campaign here, or visit the donation page to help change the lives of those who need it most.