Health  Honduras Project #14851

Drinking Water for Poor Schools in Rural Honduras

by Blue Planet Network


Schools throughout Trojes in eastern Honduras are in dire need of clean drinking water & proper sanitation. Children continue to suffer from waterborne diseases & severe cases of diarrhea as a result of contaminated drinking water. This project will fund sustainable clean drinking water, latrines, hand-washing stations, hygiene education & deworming treatment for 180 students & teachers. Together, we can keep children healthy, in school, and always on the path to good health and vibrant futures.

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783 million people globally live without safe drinking water and 2.5 billion people live without sanitation. Unclean water kills 3.4 million people each year, 90% of which are children under 5. In the rural regions of Honduras, such as Trojes, nearly 63% of the population is considered extremely poor, living on less than a dollar a day. The majority of people in Trojes have no access to water systems and use contaminated water from nearby streams and rivers. They also live without a toilet.


We are pleased to support Pure Water for the World (PWW), a Blue Planet Network member, to raise the needed funds for their clean water & sanitation project to help hundreds of rural and disadvantaged students in Trojes. PWW will install BioSand water filters to remove bacteria and other contaminants in the water. PWW combines its water systems with a proven community engagement program that empowers families with the knowledge & resources to maintain their project and their long-term health.

Long-Term Impact

Students will continue to have clean water to drink, hand-washing stations and a bathroom to enjoy a healthier life. The schools will become a safe haven. Children will attend school more regularly and the attendance of young girls will increase. Overall, children and families will spend less time sick or in the hospital and away from their school and community. Children will learn hygiene skills that they can practice long-term and continually share with their families.


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Blue Planet Network

Location: Oakland, CA - USA
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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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