The healthy Schools began the construction stage of the project on the 30th of January with the school at Plan Grande , Huehuetenango, Malacatancito.

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Narrative

The project start date is tentatively set for the month of Feb. Once the school year begins on about the 20th of Jan. 2012 the Peace Corps volunteers will begin the process of organizing the school and community for the construction of the facilities.

    Lynn Roberts ( Agua Para La Salud (APLS) ) Less Than A Minute after completion 11 Feb, 2012

    Plan Grande School Completed

    Status: In-progress

    Operating Status:

    The healthy Schools 2012 began the construction stage of the project on the 30th of January with the school at Plan Grande , Huehuetenango, Malacatancito. The school hand washing station and rain storage tank was finished on the 10th of February. The village and teachers cooperated very well and the masons from Agua Para La Salud encountered no problems with the construction. The village parents will fill the tank each week during the dry season so that the children will have water to practice hygiene habits.

    The next stage of construction in the municipality of Jacaltenango, Huehuetenango will start on the 13th of February with the construction of 4 hand washing station. These will be finished by the 24th of February.

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  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 11 Feb, 2012 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 30 Jan, 2012 Preparation Phase

The healthy Schools began the construction stage of the project on the 30th of January with the school at Plan Grande , Huehuetenango, Malacatancito.

Narrative

The project start date is tentatively set for the month of Feb. Once the school year begins on about the 20th of Jan. 2012 the Peace Corps volunteers will begin the process of organizing the school and community for the construction of the facilities.

Sustainability

Creating and measuring long-term impact

The Peace Corps volunteer will sign a maintenance contract with the school that will name specific individuals who will be responsible for maintaining the facilities installed. The contract will also outline the method of collecting funds for the maintenance.

Other Issues

Unusual and unexpected issues faced during project execution

The project was completed without problems. The community cooperated well.

Peace Corps was leaving the area for security concerns , but had meetings with the community and teachers to leave behind an organization of teachers and parents to continue the hygiene education until such time as Peace Corps would return.

Impact

People Impacted: 35

School Children Getting Water: 35

The school now has a place for the parents to fill with water each week during the dry season and use the roof for rain collection during the rains.

People Getting Other Benefits: 35

The school now has a focal point for the teachers to train hygiene habits.

Maintenance/Operating Costs Annual, in US$: $100

Creating and measuring long-term impact

The Peace Corps volunteer will sign a maintenance contract with the school that will name specific individuals who will be responsible for maintaining the facilities installed. The contract will also outline the method of collecting funds for the maintenance.

Funding

Funded:
$2,709
Community:
$350
Final Cost:
$3,059

Plan/Proposal