'Greening' a Girls School in South Africa

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Clever Women

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Vihiga, Kenya
Map of Clever women Water as a resource is the most important in any case or use be it domestic or economical purpose. The western kenya is characterised with rains spread throughout the year but surprisingly the residents would still go without water due to the fact that they lack storage facilities. A women group came up with the idea to buy large plastic tanks and set them on a nearby market for sale at cheaper prices. The business is currently formed booming as the women reap what they worked heavily. The most important is residents have water in store for them anytime they want it. Read more.
Related to project keywords: resource, women, use, buy, want

"road Construction And Maintainance In Uganda.

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nation-wide, Uganda
Map of "Road construction and Maintainance in Uganda. There is a great introduced by those responsible for connecting one place to another in terms of the road net work system since in the past we used to have small paths.We now look at big roads such as the high-ways,where roads are not possible forexample over the waters,bridges are used instead.This has facilitates the movement of people with their goods,services and businesses easily within the shortest time possible.However,this should not be taken as the final recommendations since many roads where put in place but they are not passable (become impassible) and require maintaince,others widening. Read more.
Related to project keywords: final, time, small, introduced, possible

Water Project For Slums

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of WATER PROJECT FOR SLUMS I give credit to the project initiated by unicef in areas with scacity of water in my region.People living in slums have been experiencing difficulties in getting clean water for use.Storage tanks have been built and people in the whole area go for the water which is sold at a lower cost compared to other pieped water owed by wealthy people.This has also influenced small scall farmers in their plots with vegatables which they supply in the market places.Women have mostly benefit from the project since most of them are housewives and have not been having much to do other sitting and talking the whole day.Financial stimulus is now growing among the people in the slums as others can even now put a meal on the table which was initially a difficult among them. Read more.
Related to project keywords: lower, women, small, growing, supply

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Claire Binneman

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape South Africa

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