Clean drinking water piped to my house is something I take for granted (yes, even in Los Angeles). When I stop to think about it a bit, I can’t imagine how tough it must be to not have clean drinking water.
For people in four remote areas of Malawi, this is a day to day reality. Fortunately, there are people trying to do something about it. Wells for Zoë is a charity dedicated to bringing clean water to these areas.
Jamie Cansdale, famous for TestDriven.NET (a tool near and dear to my heart), is doing his part to contribute to this good cause by starting a .NET software charity auction. Several generous vendors have donated licenses to great software you can bid on. If you have the means, consider making a bid. If not, perhaps you can make a small direct donation.