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    One change that helps a community feel whole

    Day 208

    A Simple Shift

    The energy and closeness of the Rubondo neighborhood in Nakivale Refugee Settlement has taught us so much! We’re thankful for their example of what a great community can be, and the positive impact a group of people can have on those around them.

    And we had one last idea to make our week of change with them complete.

    When people of Muslim faith go for prayer, there are certain hygienic standards they’re required to meet. But right now they’re using big community jerrycans, which can be inefficient and not as cleanly as they’d like.

    The imam told us how much a jerrycan for everyone would change things. So we set out to get everyone in the group their own to use.

    We love this idea because it’s so simple – and has an instant impact. When the jerrycans arrived, the community was moved and excited. Such a small change can make such a big difference.

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