The 1001 fontaines project aims at setting up small water production facilities to enable rural populations, who generally lack access to a safe source of water, to produce and distribute safe drinking water in a sustainable way.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 31 Dec, 2014 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 15 Aug, 2013 Preparation Phase

The 1001 fontaines project aims at setting up small water production facilities to enable rural populations, who generally lack access to a safe source of water, to produce and distribute safe drinking water in a sustainable way.

Impact

Implementer: Teuk Saat

Teuk Saat 1001 is a local Cambodian NGO, created in 2007 and directed by Chay Lo, the Cambodian co-founder of 1001 fontaines. The NGO employs 40 people in Cambodia and has offices in Battambang and Phnom Penh.
The NGO is in charge of all stages of the project in the field, including:
- working with local communities to identify the operator
- implementing the water production facility
- training and supporting the operator in the development of his/her activity
- controlling the quality of the water and the compliance with the mission of social impact on the community
- organizing awareness campaigns in schools and other public places to foster changes in behaviours related to health and hygiene.
Chay Lo has a thorough experience of dealing with the local government’s representatives and NGOs to help develop the project and 1001 fontaines and Chay Lo were awarded the title of Social Entrepreneur of the Year for Asia in 2011 by the Schwab Foundation.

Funding

Funded:
$21,417

Plan/Proposal