Giving Thanks for Servant Leaders
“But sir, you have no bucket and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water?” the Samaritan woman responds when Jesus asks for a drink of water.
In the midst of the political instability gripping Nicaragua, the water system in Orinoco is a beacon of hope and strength, providing people in the area with purified water and exemplifying Christ’s call for us to be servant leaders bringing change to the world.
Orinoco is home to approximately 2,000 of Nicaragua’s 5,000 Garifuna people. It is about 5 hours north of Blue Fields in the Southern Autonomous Region of Nicaragua (RAAS) and is accessible only by boat. The water system installed there in January, 2018 by a joint team from First Presbyterian Church of Richmond