Basur project is based on the appraisal of the social, economical and environmental situation. Seeking to improve the quality of life of the communities through an integral management of their waste.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Encompasing 8 townships of the Patagonia: Pilcaniyeu, Comallo, Ingeniero Jacobacci, Maquinchao, Los Menucos, Sierra Colorada, Ramos Mexía y Valcheta, this project focuses on health,sanitation andenviroment.These sites have a very low social and economic life standard and very few resources. The garbage is disposed off in an open sky refuse dump, which affects the health and dignity of the communities, as many of them live surrounded by garbage because of the strong winds that disperse it along many kilometers
How will this project solve this problem?
Integral management of their waste eradicating existing refuse dumps and creating small manual sanitary landfill (MSLF) where, minimize the negative effects on the society and the environment. educational programs at community scholar technical level
Potential Long Term Impact
New jobs in the areas of composting and recycling. Improvement of the quality of life of the inhabitants. Their integration to the environmental preservation process.
Total Funding Received to Date: $1,405
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 $1,405 . The original project funding goal was $1,390.