Gamechanger Bucket = Access to Clean Water + Sport

 
$22,124
$52,876
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Project Video

Gamechanger Bucket = Access to Clean Water + Sport

Gamechanger Bucket = Access to Clean Water + Sport
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Typical water source in Haiti

Typical water source in Haiti
Haiti lacks a public water system, so most Haitians get their water from sources like this (view small | med | large | orig)

Searching for Water

Searching for Water
Most Haitians (mostly children) spend a good part of their day searching for and carrying water over long distances. (view small | med | large | orig)

Collecting Drinking Water from the River

Collecting Drinking Water from the River
Before the earthquake Haiti was ranked as having the worst water quality in the western hemisphere. Rivers carry numerous water borne diseases like Cholera, and without a public water system or water education, citizens must gather their water where they can. (view small | med | large | orig)

Handmade Sock Ball

Handmade Sock Ball
Soccer player with his "ball" that he made by stuffing a sock. He practices with it every day to try to get better as a player and pursue his dream of being a professional. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Gamechanger Bucket and Jon Rose

The Gamechanger Bucket and Jon Rose
Jon the founder of Waves for Water holds a Gamechanger Bucket (view small | med | large | orig)

Gamechanger Bucket Kit Contents

Gamechanger Bucket Kit Contents
Each bucket contains one: water filter, 9' x 12' tarp and rope for rainwater harvesting, soccer ball, ball pump, and set of 10 soccer cones. (view small | med | large | orig)

Buckets Ready for the Pilot Distribution

Buckets Ready for the Pilot Distribution
30 Kits were distributed in Leogane, Haiti (the epicenter of the Jan. 12 earthquake) in September 2010 as a proof-of-concept. (view small | med | large | orig)

Pilot Distribution in Leogane, Haiti

Pilot Distribution in Leogane, Haiti
Showing the contents of the Gamechanger Bucket as the community gathers around. (view small | med | large | orig)

Demonstration of Rainwater Harvesting Tarp

Demonstration of Rainwater Harvesting Tarp
During the Pilot Distribution, Jon shows the community how to install the tarp to be used to harvest rainwater and direct it into the bucket. The tarp also can be used as emergency shelter. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Waves for Water

Sherman Oaks, California, United States
http://www.wavesforwater.org/

Project Leader

Jon Rose

Santa Monica, California United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Gamechanger Bucket = Access to Clean Water + Sport