|A local checking for available water|
They are healthier and wealthier as the principle bread winners now have more time to devote to their jobs and have worked to improve their living standards. Children can go to schools. Moreover, local livestock looks well nourished as well. Now that they have water in the desert, they are even trying to grow their own crops.
Isn't it heart warming to know that some people quietly did their work and changed the lives of thousands and are still
working to help all the estimated 1.2 million people of the Thar desert.
The concept of rainwater harvesting has captivated me. I dream of a Pakistan where rainwater harvesting becomes a common practice. Our agricultural lands, deserts and even the urban centres could learn to use rainwater wisely.
|Children transporting water which they need to survive instead of being in school|