Coming together to tackle water poverty during Christian Aid Week
Aim is to tackle global water poverty
Eight churches in Putney and Roehampton are working together in an effort to help end water poverty during Christian Aid Week this month.
Millions of women and children throughout the world spend most their day fetching water as there is no local water supply. This prevents children going to school and women contributing to the economy of the village, trapping people in poverty.
Churches Together in Putney and Roehampton have put together a local website to raise money this year and have suggested people can raise money by 'Walking for Water' or simply donate to help end water poverty.
There is also an interactive trail to follow , which on Saturday 15 May will have cake sales along the way in the grounds of All Saints' Church, The Methodist Church, St Margaret's Church and St Mary's Church from 10am to 1pm.
The churches involved are:
All Saints Church Putney (CofE)
Holy Trinity Church Roehampton (CofE)
Putney Methodist Church (Methodist)
Roehampton (Minstead Gardens) Methodist Church
St Joseph's Church Roehampton (Catholic)
St Margaret’s Church Putney (CofE)
St Mary's Church Putney (CofE)
St Simon’s Church (Catholic)
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May 7, 2021