The Maldives and Water and Mission
“Water is worth loving” is a Finnish advertising slogan, but it also describes how precious water resources can be in the Maldives. The surface area of the country of close to 1,200 islands is 99 per cent seawater and almost all of the about 200 inhabited islands are dependent on harvested rainwater as the principal source of drinking water.
During the dry season that runs from January to April, fresh water resources can run drastically low leaving people in acute need of additional supplies. [...]
The Maldives is one of the least-reached countries in the world. This country needs some very innovative and creative Christians who are capable in the areas of tourism, engineering, and business to establish a presence there and just see what God does. Water engineering, as you can see above, is one need that can be met through the love of Christ.