Project #1831

Give Safe Drinking Water - Save a Child from Dying

by Rural Africa Water Development Project
$3,512 Raised
total goal
monthly donors
Our project aims to assist millions of households in oil producing communities in Nigeria to improve the quality of their drinking water through water source protection, source development and Point of Use water treatment technology such as the use of our simple Moringa oleifera fortified water filter.


Critical needs of the project consist of finance (about US$25,000), strategic social marketing and capacity strengthening of the personnel etc. About a million poor households are targeted to benefit from this project.


The training of 100 filter technicians; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education in communities; Social Marketing of filters; Establishment of a water quality and technology reference centre; Setting up of a Mo. farm.

Long-Term Impact

Good health and prosperity derived from clean drinking water. Serve a million households through the reduction of waterborne ailments; create jobs for filter technicians; enhance hygiene education and expand market for Moringa oleifera farmers.

Additional Documentation

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

The Tech Museum Awards
World Bank DM2006
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Organization Information

Rural Africa Water Development Project

Location: Owerri, Imo State, NIGERIA - Nigeria
Project Leader:
Joachim Ibeziako Ezeji Ezeji
Project Coordinator/CEO
OWERRI, Imo Nigeria

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