Clean water for hundreds of villagers in Cambodia

 
$11,147
$13,853
Raised
Remaining

Summary

This project will provide the poorest of the poor in rural Cambodia with water: life's most basic need. Access to clean water assures a healthier livelihood. Access to a sufficient water source improves agricultural practices for increased production for sufficient food security and income generation, resulting in community development and economic progress. In 7 years over 100,000 people now have access to clean water through the distribution of bio-sand water filters.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Rural communities in Siem Reap province have limited water access, subsistence agriculture production, very low incomes, limited health care, and few job opportunities due to illiteracy and lack of skills. One of the most telling indicators for a lack of development is water access, food security, nutrition, and health status of the people. Trailblazer addresses these problems by helping them secure access to clean and sufficient water and teaching them improved agricultural techniques.

How will this project solve this problem?

This project will solve these problems because we will provide villagers with clean water to drink, improved health conditions, an ample year-round water supply, and increased yields of produce for meeting their family's needs with excess for sale. Home vegetable gardens have been successfully carried out by extremely poor families improving food security and nutrition. Once these basic needs are met there is evidence of internally generated economic progress activity.

Potential Long Term Impact

We will accomplish a better quality of life by drilling wells, installing bio-sand water filters, teaching improved agriculture practices, and networking with health organizations. As the basic need of water is satisfied, Trailblazer works with village leadership to establish or enhance the village committee structure to address further community development. These leaders ultimately take over the management and sustainability of projects with little to no need for ongoing international aid.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $11,147
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $13,853
Total Funding Goal: $25,000

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Donate by US Mobile Phone

Text GIVE 14107 to 80088 to donate $10 to Clean water for hundreds of villagers in Cambodia. Message and data rates may apply. Only works for US mobile phones.
TXT MSG from our lawyers: Note that your $10 donation will be made to the GlobalGiving Foundation-Clean water for hundreds of villagers in Cambodia project. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by the account holder. You must reply YES to the confirmation message. You must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Text STOP to 80088 to stop all communication. Text HELP to 80088 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Full Terms: www.mGive.org/T. Privacy Policy: goto.gg/privacy.

donate now:

An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $50
    give
  • $80
    give
  • $125
    give
  • $220
    give
  • $50
    each month
    give
  • $80
    each month
    give
  • $125
    each month
    give
  • $220
    each month
    give
  • $
    give
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Project Leader

Chris Coats

Jackson, WY United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Clean water for hundreds of villagers in Cambodia
Close
Great; we do too!
Enter your email address to receive updates from this project and from GlobalGiving
We respect your privacy.