Thilogne Health Post Water Project – Senegal

Thilogne Health Post Water Project – SenegalLocation

Thilogne, Matam, Senegal

Community Description
Thilogne is a town of about 15,000 people, located in northeastern Senegal, in the region of Matam.

Thilogne is a very diverse town, located on the main road. This allows easy access for transport of food goods and non-perishable materials. The population consists of many farmers, masons, and fisherman, along with an abundance of tailors and shop owners.

The Poste de Sante de Thilogne (Health Post) provides public health services to the entire town.

Thilogne Health Post Water Project – SenegalWhen the electricity is interrupted in the town, a daily occurrence, water service is interrupted. Within the Health Post there are two 1000-liter water reserve tanks. However, the current tanks are broken and contaminated with fungus.

Project Description

This project is to repair and upgrade the reserve water system at the Health Post. New plumbing and fixtures will be installed. The water tanks will be replaced, and painted with a special coating to prevent the creation of fungus caused by UV rays.

Project Impact

The entire population of 15,000 will benefit from this project.

Thilogne Health Post Water Project – SenegalPeace Corps Volunteer Directing Project

James Edward Gill


This project will ensure an uninterrupted water source for the Health Post for many years to come.

Dollar Amount of Project


Donations Collected to Date


Dollar Amount Needed

$0.00 – This project has been fully funded, through the generosity of The
Soneva SLOW LIFE Trust as a part of their Clean Water Projects

We encourage others to continue to donate using the Donate button below, and we will notify Peace Corps Volunteer James Edward Gill of your donation. Additional funds will be used to fund the next project by James and/or those other PCVs in the country of service.

This project has been finished. To read about the conclusion of the project, CLICK HERE.