Refilwe Clean Water Project

by The Brian La Trobe Foundation

Summary

Help us build a 10 unit sanitation facility for this community project. Our zero discharge sanitation systems require no water or chemicals and will enhance users personal hygiene standards.
$19,000
total goal
$0
remaining
61
donors
0
monthly donors
9
years active

Challenge

This project provides critical medical, childcare, education, skills development and sanitation facilities to a community where few have access to clean water, electricity or basic social services. The projects original sanitation system is beyond repair and is polluting the nearby river and underground water supply. Home to 25 orphans it also operates a school for 67 children and a skills development center for 25 adults. Its clinic provides care for several hundred patients a month.

Solution

Include a school and children’s shelter. Each child gets breakfast, lunch and fruit before they go home, for most this will be the only food they get. It operates a 20-bed Aids hospice and the only registered TB clinic and HIV/AIDS in the area.

Long-Term Impact

This sanitation system will prevent further pollution, reduce the gastro intestinal disease levels in the area and significantly enhance the comfort and personal hygiene of the underprivileged currently served by the Refilwe Community Project.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.eloo.co.za
Refilwe Web site

Organization Information

The Brian La Trobe Foundation

Location: Johannesburg - South Africa
Website: http:/​/​www.eloo.co.za
The Brian La Trobe Foundation
Project Leader:
Brian LaTrobe
Project Leader
Johannesburg, South Africa. South Africa

Funded Project!

Thanks to 61 donors like you, a total of $19,025 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Wonderful!

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