Provide a School with Fresh, Clean Water

$18,258 $1,742
Raised Remaining


Your generous gift will help provide access to fresh, clean water for an entire school community.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

For many children in Bangladesh, there are no bathrooms and no clean drinking water at or near their schools. Worse, some schools have water sources that pump poisonous water. Lack of proper sanitation and clean water makes children sick and affects their ability to learn. Additionally, many schools are used as storm shelters. A lack of bathrooms and drinking water means that children and families are left without proper facilities during emergencies.

How will this project solve this problem?

Save the Children educates school children on proper health and hygiene, and brings clean water and sanitation to schools by installing wells, water pumps and latrines.

Potential Long Term Impact

Access to clean water, soap and latrines helps cut down on water-borne diseases and other illnesses. Schools will see fewer children out sick and more children alert and ready to learn.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $18,258

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 $18,258 .  The original project funding goal was $20,000.


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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

Penelope Crump

Westport, CT United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Provide a School with Fresh, Clean Water