Providing water resources and health education to this rural school in conjunction with the Peace Corps Healthy Schools project

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Narrative

The initial impact is the activation of various sanitary nad hygiene activities with the presence of water in the school

    Lynn Roberts ( Agua Para La Salud (APLS) ) 4 Months after completion 23 Jul, 2012

    Talmiche hand washing station

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    Project is completed.

    Lynn Roberts ( Agua Para La Salud (APLS) ) Less Than A Minute after completion 31 Mar, 2012

    Talmiche school hand washing station finished

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    The hand washing station in the Talmiche school was finished on the 23rd of February 2012. The community was very well organized and helpfull during the construction. The Peace Corps volunteer gave an orientation to the children on the care of the new facility.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 31 Mar, 2012 Implementation Phase
    Lynn Roberts ( Agua Para La Salud (APLS) ) Less Than A Minute after start 5 Mar, 2012

    Talmiche school's work in progress

    Status: In-progress

    Operating Status:

    Talmiche school's work still remains to be finished and the work will begin on the 5th of March and complete on the 16th of March. It is anticipated at this time that some funds will remain and once Talmiche is finished a final accounting will be made. At that time APS will be consulting with PeerWater about a list of added schools to complete in other departments where the Peace Corps volunteers from the Huehuetenango depsrtment were transferred.

  • Implementation Phase Project started on 5 Mar, 2012 Preparation Phase

Providing water resources and health education to this rural school in conjunction with the Peace Corps Healthy Schools project

Narrative

The initial impact is the activation of various sanitary nad hygiene activities with the presence of water in the school

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.

Impact

People Impacted: 213

School Children Getting Water: 213

People Getting Sanitation: 213

The children at the school did not have a water supply due to a failed community water system. With the tank the local mayor can deliver water each week to fill the tank that provides water for toilets, cleaning and hygiene activities.

People Getting Other Benefits: 213

With the ater supply in the tank the teachers can 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:
$2,907
Community:
$500
Final Cost:
$3,407

Plan/Proposal