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Conclusion of Sithian Siring School Bathroom Project
Oct
12

Conclusion of Sithian Siring School Bathroom Project

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Jacob Watson. The project was to build a bathroom at the school. To read about the start of the project, CLICK HERE. Jacob reports: The intention of this project was to provide a latrine for the primary school and reduce the amount of open defecation and increase the sanitation of the school children. The project was initially proposed by one of the teachers who was troubled by the amount of time students were... + read more
Conclusion of Ranchito de los Peralta Water System Project - Dominican Republic
Oct
10

Conclusion of Ranchito de los Peralta Water System Project - Dominican Republic

We finished the Ranchito de los Peralta Water System Project - Dominican Republic under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Rivkah Cohen. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was designed to drill a well, install an electric pump, and build a storage tank. Rivkah reports as follows: This project brought running, filtered water to 99 homes in a community which previously gathered water from the local river. The project involved drilling a well,... + read more
Bassar Borehole Repair Project - Togo
Oct
06

Bassar Borehole Repair Project - Togo

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location District of Bassar, Kara Region, Togo Community Description Bassar is a relatively large district in the West Kara Region of Togo. There are two larger towns, Bassar and Kabou, and all other villages are rural, agrarian, and more impoverished. The community has selected 8 pumps in the district to... + read more
Conclusion of El Portugués Rainwater Harvesting Project - Mexico
Oct
04

Conclusion of El Portugués Rainwater Harvesting Project - Mexico

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Michael Escobar. This project was designed to build nine 10,000-liter cisterns, while training community members on construction techniques, building home gardens, water-saving practices, and the impacts of climate change. The project far exceeded expectations! To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. A summary of Michael’s report is as follows: Over the course of 6 months, a series of... + read more
Komiguéa Borehole Project - Benin
Oct
02

Komiguéa Borehole Project - Benin

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location Komiguéa, Commune of N'Dali, Department of the Borgou, Benin Community Description The village of Komiguéa is 5 km from the large city of Parakou, in the northern half of Benin on the main road towards Niger. The population is composed of a mix of ethnic groups including Bariba, Biali, and Zerma,... + read more
Mara Cell Water System Project - Rwanda
Oct
02

Mara Cell Water System Project - Rwanda

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location Mara Cell, Ruhashya Sector, Huye District, Southern Province, Rwanda Community Description Mara cell is located in Ruhashya sector, in Huye district, in the Southern province of Rwanda. It is a hilly and mountainous area, with the cell surrounded by forested areas and valleys. It is home to... + read more
Sithian Siring School Bathroom Project - Senegal
Oct
01

Sithian Siring School Bathroom Project - Senegal

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location Sithian Siring, Department of Dabo, Kolda Region, Senegal Community Description Sithian Siring is located in the region of Kolda in the southern part of Senegal. The ecoregion classification is known as the Guinean Forest Savanna Mosaic characterized by alternating regions of dense forest and... + read more
Mangungumete Market Latrine Project - Mozambique
Oct
01

Mangungumete Market Latrine Project - Mozambique

Mangungumete Market Latrine Project - Mozambique This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location Mangungumete, Inhassoro District, Inhambane Province, Mozambique Community Description Mangungumete is a small village of about 5,000 people, but the surrounding area is composed of 25,000, all who come to Mangungumete for its small health center and... + read more
Women's Center - Congo
Sep
28

Minova Water Filter & Training Project - Democratic Republic of Congo

Our 1st Water Filter Training Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo Location Minova, DRC 50 km west of Goma, on the northwest shore of Lake Kivu, in South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo Community Description The village has about 30,000 inhabitants, plus 5,200 internally displaced people in camps (refugees). There are another 30,000 or so in three surrounding villages. The surrounding area is mountainous, with numerous volcanoes. The volcanic soil is fertile,... + read more
Yagha Borehole Project - Ghana
Sep
27

Yagha Borehole Project - Ghana

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location Yagha, Jirapa District, Upper West Region, Ghana Community Description Yagha is a small village in Jirapa District, in the Upper West Region of Ghana. It is surrounded by five sub-districts, and the total population of all these districts is around 2,000 people. People in the village are mostly... + read more

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