From Wisconsin to Western Africa: Local non profits work to build school in Sierra Leone
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The World Health Organization and UNICEF estimate that one in three people globally lack access to safe drinking water. In Wisconsin, three non-profits are tackling this life-threatening problem especially in hard-hit Sierra Leone in western Africa.
Geological Engineer and Wisconsin native Chris Jimieson and along with Milwaukee native Maria Nicholas-Groves each lead non-profit organizations helping to construct a school in Sierra Leone’s Koinadugu district.
On CBS 58 Sunday Morning, Michael Schlesinger highlighted their work to improve access and save lives.