The Thomazeau area of Haiti is a rural region located about 1.5 hours northeast of Port au Prince. The communities in this area use river and runoff water in canals for their primary water source and diarrheal disease is common and chronic, particularly f

Narrative

The program elements implemented included hygiene education, training of community support agents and installation of Bio sand water fitlers. Pure Water's project was based on integrating and linking the specific project objectives in a rights based, collaborative, cooperative and community driven approach to ensure success and sustainability of the project in order to achieve the overall project objective. PWW used its technical expertise to provide education, training ad capacity building of the communities to fully engage them in the process and take ownership of the outcomes. Particular attention was directed to engage and empower women to actively participate in decision making in all activities. PWW provides follow up support to further increase capacity of the community in all areas of the project.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 28 Feb, 2013 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Nov, 2012 Preparation Phase

The Thomazeau area of Haiti is a rural region located about 1.5 hours northeast of Port au Prince. The communities in this area use river and runoff water in canals for their primary water source and diarrheal disease is common and chronic, particularly f

Narrative

The program elements implemented included hygiene education, training of community support agents and installation of Bio sand water fitlers. Pure Water's project was based on integrating and linking the specific project objectives in a rights based, collaborative, cooperative and community driven approach to ensure success and sustainability of the project in order to achieve the overall project objective. PWW used its technical expertise to provide education, training ad capacity building of the communities to fully engage them in the process and take ownership of the outcomes. Particular attention was directed to engage and empower women to actively participate in decision making in all activities. PWW provides follow up support to further increase capacity of the community in all areas of the project.

Sustainability

Creating and measuring long-term impact

Through community involvement, community training and monitoring and follow up this project will be on a good path towards sustainability. Increased knowledge and practice of safe hygiene behaviors go beyond implementation and create behavioral change which creates a sustainable project.

Impact

People Impacted: 1473

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 1473

People Getting Other Benefits: 25

25 community members were trained as Community Agents. These Community Agents are now trained to procide ongoing filter support to the community.

Funding

Funded:
$50,000
Final Cost:
$50,000
$50,000:
Anonymous

Plan/Proposal