At Nile Swimmers, we know that access to water is a key issue in drowning risk, as is living in a flood-prone area. In late 2017, we worked with UNICEF to carry out community risk mapping in flood-prone communities in White Nile State and West Kordofan.
The White Nile is wide and slow here in Kosti, with shallow banks that suddenly drop off into deep water. Some sort of water lily type of flower indicates the shallower waters, and this is where the Sea Scouts come to swim, the rickshaw drivers come to clean their rickshaws, and kids come to play. Read More