FUNDRAISER: Help So­ma­lis ac­cess wa­ter

The Denver Post - - FEATURES - — Gra­ham Am­brose

SATUR­DAY. In So­ma­lia, some 55 per­cent of the pop­u­la­tion lacks ac­cess to im­proved wa­ter sources. Women and girls of­ten have to walk up to 10 miles to ac­cess wa­ter. You can help raise money to build wa­ter wells in the East African coun­try by par­tic­i­pat­ing in The Safe Wa­ter Chal­lenge, spon­sored by Mercy-USA for Aid and De­vel­op­ment. The af­ter­noon event fea­tures an ob­sta­cle course for kids and par­ents alike. En­ter­tain­ment will be pro­vided by the Amal Os­man Dance Troupe and po­ets. So­mali food, cloth­ing and hand­i­crafts will also be sold. A free boun­cie house will help keep chil­dren happy. Free ad­mis­sion. Park­field Lake Park, 15555 E. 53rd Ave., noon-4 p.m. More in­for­ma­tion at mer­cyusa.org/ events/Den­ver.

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