Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project

 
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 10 months ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project has received 3 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project has received 11 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Low cost sanitation for Typhoon Yolanda survivors
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    Dear Friends, Barangay Mahayahay in Ormoc City is an upland barrio. It can be reached via a dirt road by motorcycle and 4x4 car. There are 185 families living in Mahayahay. The place has no water except for rainwater that residents gather during rain. Or else they fetch water from a river source 3 kilometers away. When...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Postcard from GlobalGiving's Visit
    By - Zamil Akhtar - GlobalGiving Representative in the Philippines
    The following is an e-postcard from Zamil Akhtar, a GlobalGiving Representative in the Philippines. It took two hours to arrive at the most remote place I’d ever been. A tiny dot in the middle of a vast valley, the village was constructed out of bamboo and wood. With the help of WAND Foundation, many of the pitfalls...
    • 1 year ago
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    • Cora
      Cora Cora Sayre here, thanks so much Zamil for the visit. So true the place is sooo remote but great that we are here assisting the locals with their basic needs such as toilets that make compost...For the latest news about our award winning initiative, please see, ... Read more »
      • 1 year ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Expanded tree growing activities
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    This reporting period we expanded our tree growing activities by making additional seedling nurseries and clearing-up new areas for tree planting. Twenty eight local farmers participated in the tree planting after they realized the economic value of trees and the possibility that the trees will control soil erosion in their...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Vegetable Gardening in Compostela Valley
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    Starting this month (May) is considered very critical in terms of the survival and food security of Typhoon Pablo survivors because by this time food aid is far and in between and the support of international aid is dwindling and limited only to maintenance of water and sanitation and some food supplies. This situation is...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project has received 8 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Using Human Waste as Fertilizer to grow vegetables
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    This period we are able to use the human waste we collected from the dry, ecosan toilets to fertilize the crops grown by our farmers. Before using the fertilizer we ensure that it is safe and hygienic through laboratory testing. We found out that vegetables like eggplant, squash, bitter-gourd and moringa grows well when...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Vegetable Gardening in the Backyard
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    In this report, we focus our effort in promoting vegetable gardening using organic fertilizer found around the house, eg. kitchen waste, grasses, animal waste, human urine. Urine is considered sterile and is a good nitrogen fertilizer for the plants. We encouraged the mothers to do vegetable gardening as a hobby and to fill...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Starting Ecological Sanitation in Schools
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader and Executive Director
    This month we are starting to promote ecological sanitation in very poor elementary schools here in Mindanao, the Philippines. This is so because we found out that there are schools were sanitation is very poor and pupils defecate just anywhere in the school-ground. This creates a situation where their health conditions is...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project has received 44 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Continuing support for Typhoon Sendong survivors
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    We are continuing our support for Typhoon Sendong survivors by building more portable ecosan toilets and starting a vegetable gardening and tree planting initiative. The portable ecosan toilets are built in scattered communities with no sanitation system while the vegetable gardening initiative is designed to provide the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Safe Sanitation for Typhoon Sendong Survivors
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    Warm greetings from Cagayan de Oro. Thanks so much for your support enabling us to provide safe sanitation for the poor especially for the thousands of survivors of Typhoon Sendong. The typhoon struck on the early hours of December 17 and the water rose up very quickly engulfing houses and killing thousands. We are now...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Gardening for nutrition and income
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    Our project is going on full-blast with the implementation of vegetable gardening by 35 beneficiaries. The gardening activities uses organic fertilizer formulation coming from our dry toilets. The mixing of the fertilizer is done in such a way that pathogens are eliminated, mainly by adding lactic acid bacteria and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    CORA SAYRE NAMED 2011 TECH AWARDS LAUREATE
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    (SAN JOSE, Calif. and LIBERTAD, Misamis Oriental) Sept. 15, 2011 – CORA ZAYAS SAYRE, was today named as a laureate of The Tech Awards 2011, one of 15 global innovators recognized each year for applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change. The Tech Awards, a signature program of The Tech Museum, and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Vegetable gardening initiative
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    A New part of this project is enjoining recipients of the ecosan toilets to do vegetable gardening in their backyards. This was done successfully in Libertad Municipality with 120 beneficiaries participating. The vegetables they harvested provided them with nutritious food within their reach and very cheap since they grow...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project has received 89 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Start-up Activities
    By - Cora Sayre - Project Leader
    This time and after identifying the beneficiaries for the project last January 2011, we are starting to build the first ecosan toilets. The toilet pictured here is a single-vault dry toilet.  A recycled 200-liter drum cut in half is used to store human waste. The materials used in our ecosan toilets are mostly...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project posted a progress report
    Start-up Activities of the Project
    By - Elmer Velasco Sayre - Project Leader
    After successfully getting a permanent spot in the Global Giving last December 2010 Challenge, personnel of the WAND Foundation, led by Mr. Elmer V. Sayre is conducting preliminary site and beneficiary selection during this month to make sure that our beneficiaries belong to the bottom poor. We intend to focus our support...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Health, Sanitation and Food Security Project has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental Philippines

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