Thanks to you, this community now has access to clean and safe drinking water. They've also been trained by our local partners on safe hygiene practices and basic maintenance of the BioSand Filter.
There are multiple families, many in the project photos, benefiting from the BioSand Filter at the household level. Our partner worked closely with community members to determine the demand for BioSand Filters. Each family using the filter contributed toward their project's construction -- a small fee, but one that helps instill a sense of personal ownership for the project.
We publish a project when we've approved a final report from our partners and made sure your project is working for the best of the community.
These are the GPS coordinates of your project, plotted in Google Maps. A GPS (Global Positioning System) coordinate is the exact latitude and longitude of any given point on the Earth’s surface. charity: water uses GPS coordinates to record the location of each water project we fund. Please note: there are many of different formats for GPS. We use degree decimal format.
This is the population of the community that has access to your water project.
The water technologies we fund depend on the region's water availability, culture and economic conditions. Our partners survey each site and meet with the communities to determine the best solution. This community received BioSand filters which remove contaminants using sand, stone and a microbial film. One BSF purifies water for a household of 5-8 people.
This is the cost of the water project you funded. Costs vary by country and by project type, and depend on a wide range of variables such as the local cost of fuel and cement at the time your project was built. This project’s cost includes any hygiene training or community maintenance models for the project’s sustainability.
charity: water works with partners in the field to build and implement water projects. Our partners have years of experience. They know the land, the people, the culture and the most appropriate water technology for each area of work. They report this data from the field to help us provide proof of your completed project(s).
This ID is how we track your project in our system.
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