So far we have raised over $30,000 through in-person fundraiser and corporate partnerships and donation matching for this project. We would love any additional help we could get through GlobalGiving. We have raised enough to purchase the machine and to begin speaking with local contractors in Lobitos about what construction would look like. We have secured a location for the plant near the fishing pier in the community and are working in collaboration with the mayor, the municipality and a few local NGO's who will be helping with the administration of the program once the machine is installed. The municipality is assisting with water testing as well. Our local partner, Coast 2 Coast is currently speaking with the local women of the community to educate them about the initative and gage interest in which women in the community would like to be charged with overseeing operations on the machine to ensure fair and proper administration and distribution of water once the machine has been installed.
Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.
If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.
Get Reports via Email
We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.