Provide water and sanitation education in India

 
$50
$31,788
Raised
Remaining

Summary

This project provides portable, low cost instructional A/V technology solutions so trainers can use video recorded lessons to educate rural villagers about clean water and sanitation in rural India.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Lack of access to safe drinking water is a root cause of poverty and a major cause of ill health and loss of productivity. It is perhaps the principal cause of life-threatening diseases among infants and children. Over 80% of instances of morbidity and mortality in rural India can be traced to water borne diseases. Many residents are unaware of the link between clean water and disease, and without education they are unwilling to support and invest in latrines and clean water delivery systems.

How will this project solve this problem?

We will assist a local charity in India and help trainers to use portable low cost video gear to inform villagers about the use of latrines and clean water delivery systems. Short educational videos are delivered via small battery powered projectors.

Potential Long Term Impact

Enable & promote people's access to basic education and primary health services. Promote access to safe drinking water and sanitation along with community based mechanisms for maternal and child health care.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $50

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 $50 .  The original project funding goal was $31,838.

Additional Documentation

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

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Patrice York

Project Manager
Chico, CA United States

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