Where we work process begins by choosing trusted indigenous partners in countries where we heard and proved high humanitarian needs. These individuals and churches are committed to empowering communities physically and spiritually through the loveliness of God by providing Safe water. The next step is to identify the people who need Safe water most and to establish a network of professionals to install the technology. Thus; we rely on you to passionately give or share our story.
After a war of more than 20 years, South Sudan was granted independence from Sudan in 2011. But in a Three years later, South Sudan plunged into own civil war based on tribal and political alliances. Currently a peace agreement has been signed. While parts of the country are still inaccessible due to security issues or bad infrastructure, Feat Africa has an opportunity to re-enter the community where we started working in 2013, building and installing biosand water filters.
In spite of having some of the largest oil reserves in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Sudan is one of the poorest countries in the world, ranked 187 out of 189 countries on the Human Development Index. UNICEF reports only 50% have access to water and more than 60% have no access to a latrine. Besides physical needs, there are many spiritual needs in a country that has suffered over the years.
In 2016 Feat Africa started working in north Western Uganda, which remains under-served areas in the country in terms of infrastructure and development. The massive influx of refugees from South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo is adding significant strain of resources, leading to alarming health challenges, with one of the biggest needs being clean water. Without clean water, waterborne diseases pose a serious threat for refugees and the surrounding communities.
This part of Uganda is primarily Muslim. While the church is struggling making an effort to share the gospel in this region. Though some missionaries have been martyred by the Muslim dictators for their faith. Today, the church is gaining momentum, as Christians are moving into town and Muslims are starting to come to faith. Pray for the many South Sudanese and Ugandan believers who are moving into the area to be a light for Christ to their Muslim neighbors.
Democratic Republic of Congo; where we work, achieved it independence from Belgium on 30 June 1960 flog into conflict over administrative's and tribal conflicts. Reports by UNCHR indicate Violence in north-eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have displaced more than 300,000 people.
Feat Africa in April 2018 has opened its door to support over 97,808 people who have returned to re-settle in Ituri province, Kumuru Community, with Water Sanitation and hygiene services. Where we work; The reputation of the the area is dangerous; a lot of witchcraft practices. most people would say that they are christian, but many don’t know what they believe in will soon go for help to the witch Doctor as a pastor. A pastor of faith in Christ met our staff in Koboko coordination office and presented his believe that discipleship is the key for winning the souls of the population and make Christ truly known in the area. Pray for our team and Congolese believers who are moving into the area to show the light of life who is Christ. See more