This Hero Of A Man Drives Hours In Drought Everyday To Provide Water To Thirsty Animals


Meet Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua, the man – well, it’s probably more fitting to call him a hero – responsible for saving the lives of many of Kenya’s Tsavo West National Park’s inhabitants by delivering around 3,000 gallons of fresh water to all the park’s thirsty wild animals EVERYDAY.

Mwalua spends a few hours every day to drive the life-saving water to all the dry watering holes in and around the park.

“There is completely no water, so the animals are depending on humans,” Mwalua tells The Dodo. “If we don’t help them, they will die.”

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That’s not all he does, though. Because the animals often contaminate the water holes with droppings, usually after using them for their mud baths, he has to clean it himself to make sure that the animals are provided with clean and safe drinking water.

Talk about going above and beyond.

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His selfless sacrifice has not gone unnoticed, with citizens in America already having set up a GoFundMe campaign to help his cause.

“His commitment to the wildlife and his heritage is unmeasurable … Even risking his own life in the middle of the night to deliver water to a dry water hole.” said Cher Callaway, one of the women behind the donation page.

What a hero!

CLICK HERE if you’d like to donate to Mwalua’s cause.



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