My faith in humanity is restored whenever I see sights like these.
In the crowded Hauz Khas market, a retired army officer has seen to it that nobody goes thirsty in this sweltering heat. The terracotta urns look clean and inviting and the gradient colors of the ladles add to the brightness of the place.
While I was standing there a young mother came with her infant and gratefully filled her glass with clean water for the baby and herself.
A fruit vendor keeps an eye on these and told me that water is filled from the main house and countless people stop by with gratitude.
Inspired by one of the shares here, I too started keeping some bottles of cool, fresh water to distribute at crossings. The look of happiness on the face of the recipient is priceless! Someone who is on the road for hours without much by way of shelter or food and under the merciless sun can benefit so much from a bottle of clean drinking water… 😊