Safe Water & Latrines for Honduran Village

 
$4,182
$0
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Summary

Enable the community of La Trinidad to improve their health and use their time for economic development by building and maintaining a sustainable safe water & sanitation system.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

In this rural mountain community, each day is a struggle for water needs. The 179 residents must gather water from small springs and waterholes that form close to their houses during the rainy season. During the dry season, these water sources dry up and families must walk long distances to obtain water from larger streams. With no latrines, open defecation is routinely practiced. Children and adults often have diarrhea.

How will this project solve this problem?

The project includes construction of a gravity-flow system with water faucets, wash basins, and latrines at each household.

Potential Long Term Impact

Provide access to safe, adequate water supply and to sanitation; improve hygiene habits; train the community to maintain its improved water supply and sanitation facilities.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $4,182

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 $4,182 .  The original project funding goal was $2,200.

Additional Documentation

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

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Organization

Water.org

Kansas City, Missouri, United States
http://water.org

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