Aside being a mother of two, Yirgalem has now another important role in her community. One of DoW’s water well constructed near her area she has now both Clean Water and A Role. She has recently been elected as a secretary in a WASH Committee for a water well Drop of Water constructed in in her village of SewiKesel, Tigray. “I am happy to be able to serve my village in this way”, says Yirgalem
Because of the water well, Yirgalem says she now walks only 10 minutes instead of walking 30 minutes to the river called May Aren. “I can access clean water nearby and my children can now take clean water bottles to school”, notes Yirgalem.