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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Villagers Building Rainwater Catchment Basin

Villagers Building Rainwater Catchment Basin
Photo from Progress Report 'If the Women Benefit, We All Benefit' (view small | med | large | orig)

Because of the water, I am going to school - Satsi

Because of the water, I am going to school - Satsi
Photo from Progress Report 'If the Women Benefit, We All Benefit' (view small | med | large | orig)
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Project Leader

Kathleen McDonald

Vice President
Largo, Florida United States

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