Rainwater Catchments: A Solution to Water Scarcity

 
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Rainwater Catchments: A Solution to Water Scarcity

Rainwater Catchments: A Solution to Water Scarcity
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Rainwater catchment basin

Rainwater catchment basin
Catchment basin and the surrounding fields of rice in the village of Sisene (view small | med | large | orig)

Villages working at rainwater catchment basin

Villages working at rainwater catchment basin
Villagers and engineer at construction site of Sisene's rainwater catchment basin (view small | med | large | orig)

Catchment basins raise water levels in local wells

Catchment basins raise water levels in local wells
Darid Ramde retrieving water from a well in Sisene. Note the height of the water restored due to the village's rainwater catchment basin. (view small | med | large | orig)

Children attending school thanks to village basin

Children attending school thanks to village basin
Children able to attend school because the Sisense basin provides enough water year round (view small | med | large | orig)

Catchment basins create employment opportunities

Catchment basins create employment opportunities
Rainwater catchment basin allows livestock breeding, fishing, and brick making (view small | med | large | orig)

Rice farmer

Rice farmer
Rice farmer, Honorine Sawadago, and infant Celine (view small | med | large | orig)

Rainwater Catchments: A Solution to Water Scarcity

Rainwater Catchments: A Solution to Water Scarcity
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School boy in his new garden in Sisene

School boy in his new garden in Sisene
Photo from Progress Report '"This Is Innovation! This Is Exactly What We Need!' (view small | med | large | orig)

GWGL Burkina Faso Team Members

GWGL Burkina Faso Team Members
Photo from Progress Report '"This Is Innovation! This Is Exactly What We Need!' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Kathleen McDonald

Vice President
Largo, Florida United States

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