Water for All project seeks to train and help 2000 rural families make and maintain their own household water wells by hand with local materials . the project will furthermore train 200 youth as hand pump mechanics and spring well mansions to improve on the available water source functionality. the project aims at increasing access to safe water , basic sanitation and improving water source functionality for the community of Bala Sub County. Kole District .
each person in Bala only uses about 4.7 gallons of water per day, which is still below the recommended amount by the World Health Organization: 5.3 gallons per person per day. To give a better idea, the average American uses approximately 80-100 gallons per day. Water collection can take upwards of 2 hours per day for each household. the average water functionality in the project area is 54%. as many as 420 water points are considered abandoned , having been non functional for 5 or more years.
We will train and help rural families make and maintain their own household water wells by hand with local materials. furthermore the project will train 200 youth as hand pump mechanics and spring well mansions to help rehabilitate the abandoned water sources and improve on the functionality rate. Village saving and loan schemes will be introduced to all water points and this will provide sustainability mechanism in-terms of finance when water source breaks down.
The most intended impact is to Increase access to safe water and basic sanitation to the rural families of Bala Sub county. introduce cost effective water supply infrastructure in Bala sub county improve water source functionality in Bala Sub County