Hygiene and Sanitation Project in Rural Areas

$132 $7,949
Raised Remaining


The main objectives of the project is to improve the situation of Hygiene and sanitation in Kigembe sector through the education and construction of shared latrines to the 60 householders.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The target group is situated in Gisagara District of the Southern Province of Rwanda. The project locates in Kigembe village and provides hygiene and sanitation services to the surrounding rural population. The area is characterized by a mountainous, with extremely poor roads and a general lack of facilities in each village.Diarrhea is the main disease in village and they do not have even toilet. Our solution is education and latrine construction on 60 householders of that village.

How will this project solve this problem?

Our project will offer the people in Village the basic knowledge on Hygiene and sanitation in a weekly education sessions and to construct a shared latrines in order to reduce the problem of sanition and diarrhea in that village.

Potential Long Term Impact

More than 1000 people of the village will have access to up to date and trusted information about hygiene and sanitation, Latrines for up to 60 householders will constructed and reduce the risks related to the toilets in the grounds like diarrhea.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $132

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $132 .  The original project funding goal was $8,081.

Additional Documentation

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


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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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Project Leader

Cassien Havugimana

Huye, Southern Province Rwanda

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