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Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria

by Serendipity Healthcare Foundation
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria
Help a Child: Provide Access to Water in Nigeria

Summary

This project would provide access to safe clean drinking water in seven rural communities in three Local Councils Kano, Nigeria who had outbreaks of water related diseases where 15 children out of 50 reported cases died. The project will build tube wells, handheld pumps, ventilated improved pit toilets and also train children on good hand washing practices. The project will also provide WASH materials, face masks, sanitizers and palliatives to fight the current Corona Virus in the state.

$45,967
total goal
$17,346
remaining
390
donors
2
monthly donors
7
fundraisers
7
years

Challenge

The natural water sources in rural communities in Kano are limited and lack water purification system, 34,567 people in these communities have been living without insufficient, broken down and unclean water sources for many years which leads to outbreaks of diseases with inadequate healthcare facilities. The lack of these facilities has further heightened the spread of Corona virus in our communities. This project will affect more than 5000 children and the elderly who are the most vulnerable.

Solution

The project will provide access to water for the communities as well as WASH materials such as powdered detergent and soaps for good hygiene practices which will in turn improve the quality of lives. We will also provide training to the community on good hand washing practices and how to keep clean always to prevent diseases especially now during this pandemic of COVID 19; also other pro poor initiatives will be adopted on economic growth through the use of local water filtration methods.

Long-Term Impact

The project will impact on more than 5000 children and the elderly who are the most vulnerable within & in surrounding villages on good hand washing & hygiene practices which will improve the quality of their lives. It will also help in developing local business amongst women through the sale of purified water using local water filtration methods. The project will also educate the community on water storage and home management of water thus enhancing the health & well being of the family.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

Serendipity Healthcare Foundation Facebook page
Serendipity Healthcare Foundation Company Page
Twitter account

Organization Information

Serendipity Healthcare Foundation

Location: Kano - Nigeria
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @serendipityHea1
Project Leader:
Samirah Faruk
Kano, Kano Nigeria
$28,621 raised of $45,967 goal
 
436 donations
$17,346 to go
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