Soap and Water to Save Hundreds of Congolese Kids

by The Consortium Congo Development (CCD)
Jun 8, 2012

Soap and Water - June 2012 Project Update

We are making small, but life-saving strides in  our mission to eradicate water-borne diseases in Congo. In the last 2 months, we have been able to:

  • Reach 2 more primary schools in the South-Kivu Province and educates 122 children
  • Teach 66 parents, including young mothers about basic hygiene and how to avoid cholera and typhoid fever
  • Distribute re-hydration packets in 3 villages and one local dispensary

We are in the process of organizing a fundraiser for a new Solar Water Purification Device (WATALYS). Overall, the difficult road and transportation conditions are making it challenging for our team to reach the thousands more who could benefit from the Consortium Congo Development's efforts. If you know of any organization that can donate means of transportation such as cars or trucks, or assist us with filling a shipping container with donated supplies, please do not hesitate to contact us and spread the word!

In the meantime, thank you for your commitment to making the world a better and healthier place one child at a time.

Your generosity, efforts, and support are greatly appreciated!



About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

The Consortium Congo Development (CCD)

Location: Uvira, South-Kivu - Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Website: http:/​/​
The Consortium Congo Development (CCD)
Project Leader:
Nadine Mukanya
Chicago, IL United States

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Find another project in Congo, Democratic Republic of the or in Children that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.