This project is to provide safe, clean and sustainable water and sanitation to old Dagbadna Community in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Old Dagbadna is a few kilometre to the Federal Capital Territory but lack safe and clean water supply. In project, we are helping the entire community and especially women and children who travel long distance to fetch water from streams. We will drill borehole to increase access to safe and clean drinking water for the families in the community.
High mortality rate among children under the age of 3years is as a result of water borne diseases. More households in Old Dagbadna village drawing out water from unprotected water sources which are contaminated and injurious to their health. Old Dagbadna village is a few kilometer to Nigeria federal capital but lack access to safe water and this affects the entire households including children and women.
Drilling of borehole water will provide access to clean, safe and sustainable water for children, women and households within the Old Dagbadna village. The project will drill borehole and erect a tank to provide safe water to the immediate community and help in reducing child mortality due to water borne diseases. It will also serve as a source of financial support for sustainable development in the community.
The project will provide safe, clean and sustainable water to over 200 households including more than 2000 children and women living in the community. It will create a financial pool for other sustainable development projects in the community such as supporting children education and empowering of women groups via the sales of the borehole water.