Talk about all the insane things happening in the country of my birth, this is one I didnâ€™t think that I would live to see, twiceâ€¦in my lifetime...Last year, 2014 had us suffering this shortage for 2weeks, in my part of the country, well to be precise in my area, Pretoria, Laudium â€¦South Africaâ€¦.
To say it was an inconvenience is a complete and utter understatement, coming from work, going to neighbouring communities to refill water for our basic necessities, some even â€˜lovingâ€™ work for those 2 weeks, not a drop of water. How we take things for granted? How full our masjids were in those 2 weeksâ€¦
Well this year we have a crisisâ€¦.nationally!!! We have been warned that the reservoirs are virtually emptyâ€¦ currently we have some form of droughtâ€¦in Gauteng, SA â€¦38C today!!!
No watering the gardens, no overuse of water in households, we will be fined, exorbitantlyâ€¦
In this heat who can afford not to take a shower? The sweat pouring down our faceâ€¦
During times such as these we can truly understand the need for this basic human rightâ€¦May Allah make it easy on the Ummahâ€¦Ameen Allahuma Ameen
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