Health  Pakistan Project #27626

Donating for Water - Giving Life to Humanity

by Advocacy, Research, Training and Services (ARTS) Foundation Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit

Summary

In Pakistan, diarrhoea is the leading cause of infant and child deaths. Unfortunately, Sindh leads with both the highest number of cases of diarrhoea as well as the highest number of deaths of under-five (101 per 1,000), according to the study conducted by Aga Khan University Hospital. The situation is even worse in the rural areas of the country where 88 percent of the population lacks access to safe drinking water.

$19,000
total goal
$18,641
remaining
6
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

In Pakistan, diarrhoea is the leading cause of infant and child deaths. Unfortunately, Sindh leads with both the highest number of cases of diarrhoea as well as the highest number of deaths of under-five (101 per 1,000), according to the study conducted by Aga Khan University Hospital. The water-borne illnesses account for nearly 60 per cent of child deaths in Pakistan with approximate 630 children dying daily from diarrhoea.

Solution

The project will contribute in improving water and hygiene conditions in selected rural settlements in order to; increase access of most vulnerable communities to safe and clean drinking water coupled with hygiene awareness and sanitation practices in 33 villages; decrease incidence of water borne diseases and mortality among more than 12,507 inhabitants of 1,500 households directly.

Long-Term Impact

The project will have two long term impacts; 12507 target beneficiaries access to safe drinking water improved through the installation of hand pumps 70% of the target village population is aware about good hygiene and sanitation practices in target villages.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.artsfoundation.org.pk

Organization Information

Advocacy, Research, Training and Services (ARTS) Foundation

Location: Mirpurkhas, Sindh - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​www.artsfoundation.org.pk
Project Leader:
ARTS Foundation
Mirpurkhas, Sindh Pakistan

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