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Water, Tools and Seeds for Mozambican Communities

 
$1,880
$14,620
Raised
Remaining

Summary

This Mozambican project provides Matola Gare's community clean water reducing disease while agricultural seeds and tools allow people to better feed themselves and their families.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Mozambique is one of the world's poorest countries. No clean water facilities exist in the project area which relies on agriculture for sustenance. Matola Gare is 15 long km from the nearest town with the nearest water source (well) 10km away. For older people particularly this seriously challenges their access to water given difficulties of mobility and strength. AMAI's work will directly benefit 300 people in a wider community of 3000.

How will this project solve this problem?

Our project will build 1 new well while repairing 3 others providing access to water while offering training in water purification systems and maintenance. Provision of farming tools and seeds means more nutritious food for families.

Potential Long Term Impact

AMAI works towards healthier older women and men in the community through the provision of clean water and improving food production. Older women's access to land will be improved through advocacy work and training.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,880

Funding Policy: subsidized/guaranteed

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $1,880 as of Jun 9, 2004.  The original project funding goal was $16,500.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

Funded

Thanks to 6 donors like you, a total of $1,880 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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