Water for 2000 villagers for 25 years

 
$5,757
$19,243
Raised
Remaining

Project Video

Water for 2000 villagers for 25 years

Water for 2000 villagers for 25 years
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What's Wrong?

What's Wrong?
Without a clean, reliable source of water, people have to wait for days with empty pots to store as much as they can when it is available. (view small | med | large | orig)

Water Frenzy

Water Frenzy
During the intermittent periods when there is water, everyone has to rush with their containers to gather and utilize this treasured commodity. (view small | med | large | orig)

Cooling Off

Cooling Off
A villager cooling off with water harvested where temperatures can reach 49 degrees celsius (120 fahrenheit) during the summer months. (view small | med | large | orig)

Happy Villagers

Happy Villagers
Villagers happily and hopefully tell us about how the project has helped their health, their family and their community and share their future hopes with this newly consistent resource. (view small | med | large | orig)

Energy Globe Award

Energy Globe Award
Winner of the Energy Globe World award after innovative project was voted the best by the audience at a colorful ceremony held in Kigali. (view small | med | large | orig)

World Bank's Development Marketplace Award

World Bank's Development Marketplace Award
Award received from the World Bank's Development Marketplace Award after being perfected through incubation and pilots. Aakash Ganga is a self-sustainable and holistic rainwater harvesting scheme. (view small | med | large | orig)

$100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability

$100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability
April 28, 2010, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Honored for technology that improves access to clean water, health care and business development in rural India. (view small | med | large | orig)

Real Stories: Bhagwati Devi

Real Stories: Bhagwati Devi
"My cow's milk doubled because of Aakash Ganga" (view small | med | large | orig)

Real Stories: Kamaruddin, Headmaster.

Real Stories: Kamaruddin, Headmaster.
"..children don't skip classes to rush home for a drink of sweet water" (Prior to Aakash Ganga, the school did not have drinking water for the children.) (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Sustainable Innovations

Fairfax, Virginia, United States
http://www.si-usa.org

Project Leader

BP Agrawal

Fairfax, Virginia United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Water for 2000 villagers for 25 years