Safe Water program is targeted towards reducing occurrence of waterborne diseases and finally eliminating it from communities to make healthy-wealthy Nepal through promotion of low cost technologies.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Waterborne diseases are the leading cause of deaths in the world. 1.8 million children under the age of 14 die of diarrhea every year (4900/day). 98% of the waterborne disease victims are from the developing countries. Nepal is no exception being one of the developing countries with 10,500 deaths on average per year due to diarrhea. Hence the elimination of the waterborne diseases is of utmost importance to make the people healthy.
How will this project solve this problem?
Orientation and awareness programs on safe drinking water targeting the communities that lack knowledge and access to technologies. Promotion of different technologies for safe drinking water. Develop entrepreneurs for social welfare.
Potential Long Term Impact
Everyone will fetch for supply of safe water in their daily life through multiple choices of technologies available in the communities. The waterborne diseases will be eliminated forever from communities and healthy people will make a wealthy nation.
Total Funding Received to Date: $1,470
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $48,530
Total Funding Goal: $50,000