Here are some suggested sites that will help you establish Key Pals and leave e-mails for experts.
- The African Studies Association
- WATERWISER -- The Water-Efficiency Clearinghouse
- Ministry of Water Affairs and Forestry, REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
- Institute for Water Research
- Virtual Africa
- African Social and Environmental Studies Programme
Before you try to contact someone, be sure that you have an idea in mind about what you want to find out from the other party. A sample questionnaire and scenario follows:
Hi. I am John Doe from Thornridge High School in Illinois. Our class is studying the effects of water on culture, every day life, and politics in your country. I have a few questions that I would like to ask you.
- How long have you lived there?
- What is your most notable experience related to water?
- Is water rationed in your country?
- Thank you for your prompt response to my inquiry. My e-mail address is....