Announcements

Agnam Tonguel Water System Project - Senegal
Nov
24

Agnam Tonguel Water System Project - Senegal

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location Agnam Tonguel, Podor District, St. Louis Region, Senegal Community Description Agnam Tonguel is a rural community situated along the national route N2, between the larger cities of Taredji and Ndioum. It is primarily a farming community, using a tributary to the Senegalese River to irrigate the... + read more
Water Flowing Again
Nov
21

Conclusion of Wondo Genet Well Rehab Program - Ethiopia

This fantastic project to restore water to 5 villages in Wondo Genet, Ethiopia has been completed. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. PROJECT BACKGROUND Wondo Genet Woreda (District) is located in the Sidama Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNPR) in southern Ethiopia. It is part of the Great Rift Valley, and is bordered on the north and east by the Oromia Region. The District had an outbreak of dysentery in June 2016, attributed... + read more
Conclusion of Miguel Aleman Water Project - Mexico
Nov
20

Conclusion of Miguel Aleman Water Project - Mexico

    This project has been completed under the direction of Tamara Brennan, of Sexto Sol. To read about the conclusion, CLICK HERE. Tamara reports: The residents of Miguel Aleman had endured the hardship of not having reliable access to water since 2005 when Hurricane Stan destroyed major sections of their water pipe. Unable to obtain help from the municipality, they had not known how to repair the broken connections and mend places where the pipe had carried away by the... + read more
Conclusion of Fobane Borehole Project - Lesotho
Nov
16

Conclusion of Fobane Borehole Project - Lesotho

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer John Lee. The project was designed to build a borehole in Fobane. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. John reports: The goals of the project were to develop the economy of the village and fight unemployment by 1) creating jobs and 2) providing goods and services to the village. Construction of the borehole commenced in late September and completed in early November after a total of six... + read more
Cambodia Water and Sanitation Program
Nov
13

Cambodia Water and Sanitation Program

We are pleased to announce the implementation of our new Cambodia Water and Sanitation Program. The first phase of the program is budgeted at $60,000. Funding has already been received from a U.S.-based foundation in the amount of $25,000. The program is being implemented at once, with the intention of raising the remaining funds through donations and grants over the next several months. This will allow for a regular and continuing flow of projects over the coming year. The program seeks... + read more
Sake Water System Project - Rwanda
Nov
08

Sake Water System Project - Rwanda

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location Rukoma and Gafunzo, Sake Sector, Ngoma District, Eastern Province, Rwanda Community Description Sake is located in the Eastern Province, District of Ngoma. Ngoma is a very large district which divides into sectors, which then divides into cells and then villages. Sake is one of twenty sectors in... + read more
Conclusion of Kiritiri Water Tank Project - Kenya
Nov
06

Conclusion of Kiritiri Water Tank Project - Kenya

This project has been completed under the direction of Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jennifer Mueller. The project was designed to begin an Interlocking Stabilized Soil Bricks (ISSB) operation, and then to proceed to build water tanks. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. Jennifer reports: The Maragwa Umoja group water project was finished this summer, designed to provide not only water but income generation and improved housing opportunity. I traveled to Kiritiri,... + read more
Conclusion of Bonkwae Well Rehab and Water System Project - Ghana
Nov
05

Conclusion of Bonkwae Well Rehab and Water System Project - Ghana

This project has been completed under the direction of Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jasmine Staff. The project was designed to rehabilitate a well and pipe water to the village. Before commencing, a better plan was devised, which was completed successfully. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. Jasmine reports: This project ran into a few bumps along the way, but the end result turned out perfectly. We had originally decided to run a pipeline from a borehole outside... + read more
Conclusion of Maqellare School Water and Bathroom Project - Albania
Oct
28

Conclusion of Maqellare School Water and Bathroom Project - Albania

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Sho Tsubakiyama. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. Sho reports: Scope of the Project The goal of the project was to provide safer and better functioning restrooms for the students of Maqellare 9-year school. Previously, they had no toilet apparatuses at all and other bathroom amenities were rusted over and barely functional, if at all. In particular, these conditions did not... + read more
Conclusion of Ferreñafe Well Project - Peru
Oct
26

Conclusion of Ferreñafe Well Project - Peru

This project, designed to build a well and distribution system at the Ferreñafe Zoo park has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Matthew Wildhagen. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE.  Matthew reports: Project Scope With limited water access and growing needs, the zoological park needed a permanent water source. With the excavation of a well and distribution systems installed, the Ferreñafe Zoo park would be able to better serve... + read more

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