Mongolia

Kharkhorin Main Hospital Water Purification Project – Mongolia

Location Ovorhangai aimag, Kharkhorin soum, Mongolia Community Description The town of Kharkhorin is a large soum with a population of about 15,000 residents. The town itself consists of three neighborhoods (bags) and there are another five neighborhoods that are in the surrounding countryside. Kharkhorin Main Hospital Water Purification Project – Mongolia Kharkhorin is one of […]

Division 5 Deep Well Remediation Project – Mongolia

Location Division 5, Choibalsan, Dornod, Mongolia Community Description Choibalsan is the aimag center (provincial capital) of Dornod, the easternmost province of Mongolia. Choibalsan is 664 kilometers east of the Mongolian national capital, Ulaanbaatar. Division 5 is situated in an abandoned Soviet military base nine kilometers outside of Choibalsan. It was a Russian military base until […]

Conclusion of Division 5 Deep Well Remediation Project – Mongolia

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Bob Figlock. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to refurbish the existing deep well to provide water for the families of Division 5 and for the kindergarten. Bob reports: It’s been just under a year since the […]

Conclusion of Jargalant Public Hospital Water Purifier Project – Mongolia

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Laura Alexander. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to install an electric water purifier for the hospital. Laura reports: The hospital director and I and purchased the water filter at the sales outlet. That evening, we returned […]

Jargalant Public Hospital Water Purifier Project – Mongolia

Location Jargalant, Orkhon Province, Mongolia Community Description Jargalant — popularly known as “Ulaan Tolgoi” or “Red Head” — is situated in Orkhon province, in the central, northern region of the country. It was founded in 1978, and there were many Russians among its early planners and residents. It is situated about 30 km outside of […]

Conclusion of Arkhangai Hospital Water Filter Project – Mongolia

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Tim Jenkins. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was designed to install two water filters in critical locations at the hospital. In actuality, three filters were installed, with replacement parts available. Tim reports: The filters were purchased from […]

Arkhangai Hospital Water Filter Project – Mongolia

Location Tsetserleg, Arkhangai, Mongolia Community Description Arkhangai Aimag is a 55,300 square-kilometer province located in the center of Mongolia, with a population numbering 89,311. The province (aimag), divided into 19 soums and 99 baghs, is well-recognized for its mixture of mountainous regions, fertile pastures, wooded hills, abundant natural waterways, and a relatively cool Mongolian climate […]

Saintsagaan Water Filter Project – Mongolia

Location Saint sagaan, Dundgovi, Mongolia Community Description Saint sagaan village is the capital of Dundgovi province in Mongolia. It is located about 270 km south of the country’s capital of Ulaanbaatar in the Gobi dessert. Ulaanbaatar is also the nearest large urban center. The population of Saint sagaan is about 14,000. Many of the people […]

Conclusion of Saintsagaan Water Filter Project – Mongolia

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Matthew Renninger and Megan Bush. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to provide two high-quality water filters in public service locations. Matthew reports: We purchased both filters outlined in our project plan, translated the maintenance instructions, held […]

Conclusion of Jargalant 12-year Secondary School Water Project – Mongolia

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Laura Alexander. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to provide running hot water for the school dormitory. Laura reports: I am writing to inform you that the Jargalant School Dormitory Project has been completed. After receiving the […]