Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

 
$97,018
$177,982
Raised
Remaining

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India
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Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India
Local operators from the village are trained to build and maintain the filtration and UV disinfection systems, which are designed for scalability and ease of use. (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India
Community Water Systems clean and disinfect readily available village water such as the surface water shown here. (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India
After passing through the system, the brown water shown above is transformed into clean, clear water that is safe to drink. (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India
Village households have signed up to receive 15 liter water containers designed to reduce the risk of contaminating their drinking water with harmful pathogens. (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India
Water is sold through a coupon system that covers the cost of operating the CWS and provides income for local operators and community workers (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India
This elementary school teacher took up collections from local parents to provide clean water to her students in the classroom. When we offered to donate water to the school, she proudly declared: “We don’t want handouts. We can afford this water ourselves”. (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India

Providing Safe Water for 25,000 Villagers in India
Children often fetch the water in groups. (view small | med | large | orig)

Children with add-ons

Children with add-ons
Photo from Progress Report 'Fight Against Malnutrition among children through Midday Meal Program in government schools-India' (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Thanks to 67 donors like you, a total of $97,018 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. 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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Organization

Naandi Foundation

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
http://www.naandi.org

Project Leader

Katie Schmitz Fernandez

Lake Forest, CA United States

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