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Urgent Action for Sudan Cholera Outbreak

 
$26,929
$3,071
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Urgent help is needed for the people of Juba, South Sudan, to prevent a repeat of the 2007 outbreak of cholera. $30 is enough to ensure that 100 people have clean water for a month.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

In the first half of 2007 over 3000 people in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, fell ill with cholera and 74 people died of the lethal waterborne disease after drinking water from the Nile, the source of 80% of their water. Since that time, CHF International has been chlorinating water at seven key water pumping sites along the Nile, disinfecting 400-500 water trucks a day – enough safe water for 100,000 people. We need support to continue this crucial task.

How will this project solve this problem?

CHF International chlorinates water at seven key water pumping sites along the Nile, the source of 80% of Juba’s water, disinfecting 400-500 water trucks a day – enough safe water for 100,000 people.

Potential Long Term Impact

The people of Juba need clean, safe water to avoid cholera and other sicknesses, and to be able to go about recreating their economy and essential services.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $26,929

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 $26,929 .  The original project funding goal was $30,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Funded

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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Project Leader

Erin Mote

Manager of Resource Development
Silver Spring, MD United States

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