Health
 Cameroon
Project #11213

Drinking water drilling for 1000 people in METAP

by iEARN-USA

Summary

Metap is a rural area located in Bafou village in Cameroon West region. In this area, there are about 600 children, 02 primary schools and 01 secondary school for more than 1000 inhabitants. But these rural populations do not have drinking water and are more and more exposed to contaminated water diseases.
$10.00
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
3
years active

Challenge

Metap and its surrounding populations used to have water from natural springs. But climate changes and longer dry seasons of this past 03 years have consequently dried up almost all the natural springs. The absence of drinking water has increased in 03 years the number of unsafe water illnesses victims such as typhoid and dysentery. Here, cholera pandemic which has returned and has already killed more than 400 in Cameroon in year 2011 is a permanent risk.

Solution

To be added to the financial support of the local development comity, fundraised will help to build a drinking water drilling in this locality, and may save lifes.

Long-Term Impact

Thousand of people could enjoy a safe rural live by having access to drinking water. Their health and living condition would be seriously ameliorated for ever since they could eat and drink safe water continuously provided around them.

Organization Information

iEARN-USA

Location: New York - USA
Website: http:/​/​us.iearn.org
iEARN-USA
Project Leader:
Francois Donfack
Country Coordinator & Regional Coordinator
Metap, Western region Cameroon

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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