Announcements

Conclusion of Kwizu Village Water Tank Project - Tanzania
Feb
01

Conclusion of Kwizu Village Water Tank Project - Tanzania

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Bethany Drahota. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The following is a summary of Bethany's conclusion report: Kwizu village is located high in the Southern Pare Mountains in Same District, Kilimanjaro Region. It is at approximately 1,710 meters in elevation. Around 2,000 villagers make their home here within the steeply sloping intensely wooded mountains. Primary occupations include... + read more
Kwahu West Water Project - Ghana
Feb
01

Kwahu West Water Project - Ghana

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location This project summary has been redacted for security reasons to omit the specific project location. Xxxxxx, Kwahu West District, Eastern Region, Ghana Community Description Xxxxxx is a rural community located just off the main Accra-Kumasi road only about a 30 minutes’ drive from the market town... + read more
The pump needing repair in Pap Onditi, Kenya
Jan
30

Pap Onditi Pump Restoration Project - Kenya

This project is made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association. Location The town of Pap Onditi, just outside Kisumu, Kisumu County, Kenya Community Description The Kisumu area is fairly dry, like a lot of the Nyanza region.  The town relies on water from a dammed stream from Lake Victoria that is not potable and is drying up. Problem Addressed This area is being hard hit by the current drought in most of... + read more
Conclusion of Madibira Secondary School Water Project – Tanzania
Jan
30

Conclusion of Madibira Secondary School Water Project – Tanzania

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Emily Hoppes. To read about the start of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was a part of a larger Peace Corps Partnership project to create a water system for the school. For the overall project, three above-ground tanks, and three underground water reserves were built. Also, rain gutters were added to both dormitories and the dining hall, and connected to the water reserve already in place at the laboratory... + read more
Conclusion of Thiangue Case de Sante Borehole Project - Senegal
Jan
29

Conclusion of Thiangue Case de Sante Borehole Project - Senegal

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Tyler Young. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The following is a summary of Tyler's conclusion report: The forage contractor, Mady Cissikho, and his eight-man crew arrived in Thiangue on May 5th, bringing with them a convoy of vehicles carrying all manner of drilling equipment. Once their feet touched Thiangue soil, the team wasted no time making preparations for the next day’s... + read more
Conclusion of House of Love Children's Home Water Project - Jamaica
Jan
25

Conclusion of House of Love Children's Home Water Project - Jamaica

This project to help the youth of Jamaica has been completed under the direction of Sol Adventurers Foundation’s Executive Director, Roseanne Ware.   ​The project was to build a rainwater catchment and water storage system at an orphanage in a relatively remote part of Jamaica. ​The project was completed successfully, and the children no longer have to drink the poor quality water they had been using. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE.... + read more
Dahra Latrine Project - Senegal
Jan
22

Dahra Latrine Project - Senegal

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location This project summary has been redacted for security reasons to omit the specific project location. District of Dahra, Region of Louga, Senegal Community Description The village is approximately 30 km from the nearest town and has a population of roughly 3,000. It is made up of two ethnic groups,... + read more
Kati Pump Replacement Project - Togo
Jan
21

Kati Pump Replacement Project - Togo

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location This project summary has been redacted for security reasons to omit the specific project location. Kati, Togo Community Description The community of Kati is a rather large village by country standards, with a population of about 8,023 people who are predominantly farmers. It is located in the... + read more
Velingara Women's Group Garden Project - Senegal
Jan
20

Velingara Women's Group Garden Project - Senegal

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location This project summary has been redacted for security reasons to omit the specific project location. Department of Velingara, Kolda Region, Senegal Community Description The project will be implemented in a rural village of 450 people, located in the eastern part of the Kolda region. It is 5 km... + read more
Conclusion of Goundaga and Lengewal Latrine Project - Senegal
Jan
06

Conclusion of Goundaga and Lengewal Latrine Project - Senegal

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Stephanie McAlexander. The project was designed to build 15 household latrines. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. A summary of Stephane’s report is as follows: We completed 15 latrines in Goundage and Lewngewal. The community contributed 500 cfa and dug the holes for their own latrines. We hired a mason to construct the rebar and cement heads for the latrines. The people gathered their... + read more

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