This project aims at installing two solar powered boreholes which would be the main source of water supply for Damangaza community.It would be used for different purposes in the community, saving the people and especially children from long distance traveling on foot to fetch water especially during the dry season.This would effectively reduce incidence of waterborne diseases and enable the people to have access to clean water allowing the children to go to school and develop like other children
There is a general water problem in Damangaza community;they decided to dig up wells in front of their houses for water,but these wells were extremely dangerous as children and mothers died by falling into the wells,they had no choice than to close up the wells.Their only source of water is next to dirty swamps,it is left to the children to fetch that water thereby exposing them to water borne diseases.Recently there has been a typhoid outbreak in the community which has killed over 12 children.
This project aims at installing two solar powered boreholes to serve the members of the settlement which would be used for different purposes most especially for drinking and cooking. This would effectively reduce incidence of waterborne diseases and enable the people to have access to clean water, reduce the death rate of children, allowing the children to go to school and develop like other children. There would also be training on water safety methods and water-source maintenance.
The construction of two solar powered borehole would provide water for a whole community of over 5,000 poor families, allowing them to have access to clean water for their daily use. The Project would reduce disability/ mortality rate within the community.
This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).
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