“Bucket List” – Sad Story About A Boy, Who May NOT Live To See His 5th Birthday

Did you know that 780 million people in the world don’t have safe water to drink and are vulnerable from life-threatening diseases while still young?


4100 children under the age of 5 are dying on a daily basis because they don’t have access to clean water. Every 21 seconds a child dies from diarrhea.

Heartbreaking Story – “Kenya Bucket List”

To increase the alertness of this problem, Water Is Life, an organization which supplies water to people who need, provided help to a kid who lives in the village. The kid, helped by the organization made a ‘bucket list’ of things he would like to do before he dies.

The kid’s name is Nkaitole and he has never left the village before. Now, he can leave his village in pursuit of the ‘bucket list’ he created before.

“Our goal was to find a kid and allow him to do all the things from his bucket list – everything he ever wanted – if he never made them before.”

In the following 4-minute video you will see how Nkaitole leaves his home for the first time in his life and starts an adventure in which he will be able to do all the things he ever wanted to do,

In his list he wrote some simple activities like getting his first kiss, riding on a boat and experiencing the ocean. He also wanted to beat the fastest man in the world and to play soccer in the national stadium.

Take a look at the video below

Water is Life’s main mission is supplying clean water to everyone who needs it. They also provide the people with sanitizing products and education programs for schools in the villages.

They intend to achieve good results with their hard work, as written in their official web site.

“We educate children and provide them with water which reduces the risk of illness. Clean water allows them to have healthier and better life”.


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