WATER + DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

School Washrooms

School Washrooms

TANZANIA Sinon Primary School in Arusha, Tanzania currently has only 29 pit latrines (squat toilets) for a student/staff population of 3,567! Poor sanitation facilities are a harsh reality facing pupils and teachers every day, causing absenteeism and even drop-outs. WaterBridge Outreach, working alongside The Foundation for Tomorrow, has committed to the construction of 10 pit latrines at the school.

Bore Well and Hand Pump Repairs

Bore Well and Hand Pump Repairs

TAMIL NADU, INDIA Our 2nd water project in Anna Nagar saw us working with Save Int'l again to overhaul an old government installed bore well with non-functioning hand pump that has not worked for many years. The well required a deep cleaning to be reactivated and working with Save Int'l we hope to convert the well into a electric powered submersible pump with water holding tank.

School Washrooms

School Washrooms

RAJASTHAN, INDIA Merasi School was opened in 2007 and is the only learning space where Merasi children are welcomed and treated with respect. It functioned for the first decade with a funky single toilet. Now thanks once again to a wonderful alliance, two gender-specific stone-tiled toilets have been constructed. They are made of the Thar Desert sandstone that along with the dunes earned Jaisalmer the name “The Golden City”. The days of the funky toilet at Merasi School are no more!

Dalit Toilet Complex Rehabilitation

Dalit Toilet Complex Rehabilitation

TAMIL NADU, INDIA In many parts of India the Dalits – the community or caste originally referred to as the “Untouchables” – still suffer discrimination. WBO, working with Curt Degler of Save Int'l, has engaged over the years in numerous literacy and water infrastructure projects that express respect for the human dignity of the Dalits while also meeting basic needs. Much needed repairs and rehabilitation of the water system that supplies the Dalit toilet complex have now been completed.

Reverse Osmosis System

Reverse Osmosis System

RAJASTHAN, INDIA The Merasi School has never had its own drinking water and, in close collaboration with FAR and LKSS, WaterBridge Outreach engaged in installing a sizeable water tank, with water purifier, to remedy this need.

School Washrooms

School Washrooms

TAMIL NADU, INDIA Lack of sanitation facilities is a serious problem in schools in many parts of India. This lack of basic infrastructure can have a negative impact on childrens’ education, especially on the education of girls. In collaboration with Save Int’l, WaterBridge Outreach is constructed new toilet facilities at Melaiyuur School in Tamil Nadu.

School Washrooms

School Washrooms

TAMIL NADU, INDIA When the elementary school in Karanai desperately needed toilets for the use of the children, WBO partnered with Curt Degler, executive director of Save Int'I, to provide basic washroom facilities for the school. Otherwise, like almost half of the population of India, the children would have to defecate in the open. The lack of basic sanitation is only too often a source of diseases such as diarrhoea, cholera and typhoid.

Bore Well + Hand Pump

Bore Well + Hand Pump

TAMIL NADU, INDIA The attitude and spirit of the villagers in the Irular tribal enclave at Kazhanipakkam make this project a very special one. These smiling Irular people have very little of their own and they were delighted when the new well and pump made water available in their village instead of a long walk away.

Water for 4 Schools

Water for 4 Schools

TAMIL NADU, INDIA Thanks to the initiative and generosity of students at Holy Names University, Oakland, California, four schools in remote rural areas now have clean drinking water.

Rain Catchment System

Rain Catchment System

LAGONAV, HAITI The Matènwa Learning Center on the island of Lagonav, Haiti, is doing excellent work in teaching Haitian villagers the arts of vegetable gardening. WaterBridge Outreach is engaged with the Friends of Matènwa in providing rain catchment systems to provide the water necessary to make these gardens fruitful.

Reverse Osmosis System

Reverse Osmosis System

TAMIL NADU, INDIA In 2012 residents in Ellandoppu had no clean water for drinking, washing pots, and general sanitation. The already toxic state of the water had deteriorated further after the infiltration of salt water from the sea following the devastating Indonesian earthquake and tsunami in 2010. The solution to the water problem was the installation of a reverse osmosis system.

Reverse Osmosis System

Reverse Osmosis System

TAMIL NADU, INDIA North Mamallapuram Dalit School ~ this small school serves primary students from poor Dalit families. The two classrooms are very basic with cement floors and battered old wooden desks, yet made bright and welcoming by displays of the students' work. A reverse osmosis system has been installed to provide students and teachers with purified drinking water.

Reverse Osmosis System

Reverse Osmosis System

TAMIL NADU, INDIA After 10+ years of constant use the reverse osmosis system in Salavankuppam required a complete overhaul. Working with Curt Degler of Save Int'l we provided funds for this much needed work and are happy to announce that the ro system is now providing clean, purified drinking water to the residents.

Bore Well + Hand Pump

Bore Well + Hand Pump

TAMIL NADU, INDIA Funds raised by the company JosephJoseph, through their participation in the annual summer “Color Run” in London, allowed us to construct this bore well and hand pump in Anna Nagar, India.

Bore Well + Hand Pump

Bore Well + Hand Pump

TAMIL NADU, INDIA Thanks to a generous grant from the Sonoma Women's Giving Circle, WBO worked with Save International to install a 150 ft well with hand pump in the rapidly expanding enclave known as Jeeva Nagar. The majority of newcomers are victims of what is known as “the illegal bonded labor segment” – the bonded laborers in this “labor segment” are perhaps best described as modern-day slaves.

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