Providing 26 Schools with Rainwater Tanks

by The Galela Amanzi (Pour the Water) project

Summary

Galela Amanzi fundraises to establish and maintain 26 rainwater tanks in various selected schools and community groups that do not have access to clean and safe water.
$27,386
total goal
$26,756
remaining
5
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

By placing rainwater tanks in schools and community groups that do not have access to clean and safe water; communities are able to maintain sustainable vegetable gardens which provide food to families in their community; and schools are prevented from potential closure due sanitary issues. 13 Schools (Fikizolo Primary, S. Ntsiko Primary, Tantyi Primary etc.) and community groups (Masihlumisane community garden, Temba TB Hospital) in Grahamstown. 13 Outreach- Areas outside Grahamstown.

Solution

By placing rainwater tanks in select areas communities are able to maintain sustainable vegetable gardens and provide food to families in their community; and schools are prevented from potential closure due sanitary issues.

Long-Term Impact

The project hopes to encourage the community to care about developing a healthy, stable community. Furthermore, rain water tanks will highlight the potential to reduce the demand on the limited South African municipal water supply.

Resources

mailto: ngrushmere@gmail.com
Galela Amanzi Homepage
IMBUMBA Community Development Networking Agency

Organization Information

The Galela Amanzi (Pour the Water) project

Location: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape - South Africa
Website: http:/​/​amanzi.rucus.ru.ac.za
Project Leader:
Nicola Rushmere
Co-ordinator
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape South Africa

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Find another project in South Africa or in Health that needs your help.
Find a Project