Local students working to solve world's water crisis. Imagine now being able to take a shower or wash your clothes. Imagine having to walk for miles, just to get water for yourself and your family.
Salim Makki, a freshman in the School of Business, is one of the students leading the charge at Wayne State. Makki was inspired to join the National Student Water Association (NSWA) by his older brother and WSU alumnus, Abess.
More than a billion people across the world don't have access to clean drinking water. In Honduras, many have to walk a long way just to find water that's clean and safe to use.
Five Arab American Wayne State University students spent their spring break in Honduras working on projects that bring relief to impoverished people, such as revitalizing current infrastructure and establishing an entirely new framework to improve the quality of life in rural areas.
Clean water is a precious resource and even more so in underdeveloped countries. A group of five Wayne State students and their organization used their own money and time to travel to Honduras over spring break so they could help improve the water system.
Fordson High School grads create National Water Association to help improve conditions in other countries.
While many college students used last month’s spring break to kick back and party hard, a quintet of Wayne State University undergraduates spent their time off digging trenches in a country where locals collect and use unfiltered water from creeks littered with garbage.
The National Student Water Association (NSWA) at Wayne Statue University is helping create awareness, and providing innovative solutions to the world’s water crisis.
Michiganders are surrounded by one of the world’s most precious natural resources — H2O. For nearly a billion people around the globe, however, access to clean, consumable water is limited or non-existent. A team of WSU students hopes to change that.
The supply of natural resources has always been a problem many societies have been trying to solve. According to Water.org, “Nearly one billion people lack access to safe water and 2.5 billion do not have improved sanitation. The health and economic impacts are staggering.”
Dearborn/Detroit - Five Fordson High graduates now attending Wayne State would like to give the world a drink.