Health  India Project #2628

Build 14 new homes for indigenous tribes in India

by Raleigh

Summary

The basic living conditions of the Kattunayaka and Paniya tribes leads to poor health and disease. Working together we will build 14 new homes which will ease their poverty and suffering.

$2,008.07
total raised
66
donors
0
monthly donors
9
years

Challenge

The Government of India have identified the Kattunayakan and Paniyan people as ‘Primitive Tribal Groups’. The tribes suffer from poor health caused by their housing conditions. Water security, sanitation, malnutrition and poverty are daily challenges. Replacing the existing dwellings with the proposed replacement homes will directly benefit all people living in the communities. Families will experience an improvement in health and will have a higher standard of living.

Solution

Our young volunteers and the tribal communities will construct houses for all the families which will improve their health and standard of living. They will develop an understanding of each other’s cultures and awareness of development issues.

Long-Term Impact

The new homes will facilitate a healthier standard of living for the tribe whilst enabling them to retain their customs and cultural identity. The young participants will gain experience in cross cultural awareness and development issues.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

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Organization Information

Raleigh

Location: London - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.raleighinternational.org
Raleigh
Teresa Fitzgerald
Project Leader:
Teresa Fitzgerald
Head of Fundraising and Communications
London, London United Kingdom

Funded Project!

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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