KAKIHE – Drinking Water for Cambodia
KAKIHE drinking water for Cambodia
Our mission: to enable as many people as possible in Cambodia to lead a better life in a sustainable way with essential clean drinking water and education
Many villages in Cambodia suffer from poor water supplies and poor schooling. 39% of the Cambodian population, especially in rural areas, still do not have access to safe drinking water. With more than 350 wells donated, the KAKIHE association is committed to expanding the drinking water supply in villages, thus making a significant contribution to the increasing quality of life and health of the villagers.
With more than 350 wells donated, the KAKIHE association is committed to expanding the drinking water supply in villages and thus makes a significant contribution to the increasing quality of life and health of the villagers. The construction of a village well is possible with an amount of € 1.600.00. You too can support Cambodian villages – as an individual, group of friends, company or association – with a drinking water fountain or a donation for the KAKIHE school! KAKIHE guarantees that 100% of the donated amount will benefit the respective villagers.
Some of these wells are up to 80 m deep and are drilled by a Cambodian company. On site, the construction of the wells is supervised by Savuth’s family members.
The different villages can apply for the construction of a well, the construction projects are then awarded according to urgency. A well can be financed 100% with a donation of €1,600.00. This amount benefits the people in the villages of Cambodia 1: 1.
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE THE LIFE OF MANY FAMILIES IN CAMBODIA A LITTLE BETTER!
When Fritz and Gerlinde Kieninger, together with Savuth Kao and his family, visited his home village in Cambodia for the first time, they saw an entire village drawing drinking water from a polluted raincoat. This experience caused deep consternation and aroused the desire to help. Soon afterwards, an initiative was launched and, thanks to generous donations, over 350 wells have been built.
Helping people help themselves! 365 wells for Cambodia – 1 well per day or WASH project
The construction of a village well including maintenance can be realized with an amount of € 2,000. You too can support Cambodian villages – as an individual, group of friends, company or association – with a drinking water fountain or a donation for the KAKIHE school!
KAKIHE guarantees that 100% of the donated amount will benefit the respective villagers.
- Since 2007 construction of 270 drinking water wells all over Cambodia
- 2009 Foundation of the KAKIHE association
- 2011 Association Prize for Social Commitment (Award by LH Dr. Josef Pühringer)
- 2012 Construction of the KAKIHE TAHAN Phnom Kulen Primary School in the middle of the jungle on the holy mountain Phnom Kulen
- 2013 Fritz Kieninger, the water strider, is the first person to walk 750 km through Cambodia for 16 drinking water wells in 16 days
- Since 2010 annual event of the KAKIHE FÜNF BRÜCKEN LAUF (2014 award as the most beautiful run in Upper Austria)
- 2015 Schoolchildren run for schoolchildren: The water strider and 12 schools run from the Traun origin to the Traun estuary to finally enable the children in Cambodia to have clean drinking water.
- 2016 Fritz Kieninger, the water strider, is the first person to walk 900 km across Cambodia from Vietnam to Thailand for 18 drinking water wells in 18 days
Fritz and Gerlinde Kieninger and their team: www.kakihe.at
Association with www.egwf.world
In addition to improving the quality of life through clean drinking water, the association is particularly keen to educate children and young people. In this area
in particular, long-term and sustainable help for self-help can be provided!
The joy of the students, parents and teachers about the construction of the KAKIHE school in Tahan on the holy mountain is indescribable! Young and old can now learn to read and write there …
Any donation you kindly give will go to support these, or similar projects, and enable the Water for Generations Work of the Global Water Forum EGWF.
Johannes Dr. Pfaffenhuemer€2,000.00
Brunnen in Kambodscha