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Waterwells

Waterwells

Waterwells

Water filter Project 2

Project Description

There are over 11.5 million Cambodians with 84% living in rural areas according to WHO/UNICEF statistics in 2011. And only 16% of them have access to adequate sanitation. Many rural households lack basic sanitation facilities and awareness of good hygiene practices is limited. 

Poor sanitation and hygiene which is the problem behind the high death rate in Cambodia, causing illnesses like diarrhoea and dehydration. There is often no toilet or any soap for hand washing at home or in school. Mainly children are more likely than to touch unclean surfaces and particularly vulnerable to unhealthy environments.

Lack of sanitation also leads to stunted growth through multiple bouts of diarrhoea caused by drinking dirty water, often contaminated from open defecation. Stunted growth also restricts cognitive, emotional and social development.

 HELPING THE POOR FAMILIES

The underlying goal of Agro Tourism Cambodia's development work in Chreav commune is to transform the lives of poor Cambodians by creating sustainable communities where they have access to safe water.

YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

There is an opportunity for concerned individuals to improve life in Chreav commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

A Water Filter price ranges from USD 35.00 dollars to .60.00 dollars in accordance with the distance, quality and size of the water filter. The average cost is USD 45 dollars per water well. Any amount you can contribute toward the project will be greatly appreciated.

Once your donation is received, the well will be completed in 20 - 30 days. Photos of your plaque, families and water filter will be sent to you with sticker names of the waterfilter beneficiaries.

In order to achieve this objective, our waterfilter project will continue to work with communities to provide clean drinking water.

 

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