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.
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.
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.
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.
I had to rush to the hospital carrying my children quite frequently in previous years. Now their health has improved and I can utilize my time on vegetable gardening. - Phul Maya Magar, Farmer
Total Funding Received to Date: $993
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $49,006
Total Funding Goal: $50,000
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).