General Facts about Kenya's Drinking Water:
In Kenya 17.3 million of people lack access to safe drinking water. Kenya has a population of 46.7 million, 37 percent of Kenya still rely on unimproved water sources and much of this unsafe drinking water is located in rural areas. As water is scarce and not always available in areas children and women spend up to one-third of their day fetching water in the hot sun from the nearest fresh water source. If water is available it can be very exposed to pathogens such as cholera and parasitic worms. Not only is the water a risk but the buckets and containers that are used to carry water are usually found and may have been previously used to carry oil or wastes making the rise greater. Per capital available Water in Kenya is about 650 m3/year and in water only cover 2 per cent of Kenya's surface area.
Women trekking their water in dirty or second hand containers https://www.irishaid.ie/what-we-do/our-priority-areas/gender-equality/gender-overview/