Food is important, but water is even more important. From drinking to sanitation and of course gardening. The aquiring of water can take up most of a young girls day. Liberate a community from the hardship of getting water, and not only can you improve health care outcomes for the whole community, but educational outcomes for girls and women can greatly improve.
Doing water well is more than just putting a hole in the ground or a pump at the bottom of a well. The act of helping a community to be water wise, to practice sanitation with their water collection, goes a long way to helping all aspect of community life to do more than just survive.
Good pratices with water overlaps in to good gardening practices, healthcare practices, community shearing and co-responcibilitys.