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2006

Using Solar System for Providing Drinking Water and Irrigation - Afsar Village, Socotra, Yémen

Yémen

Titre : Using Solar System for Providing Drinking Water and Irrigation - Afsar Village, Socotra, Yémen

Pays : Yémen

N° projet  : YEM/OP3/1/06/01

Durée : Start Date : 2/2006 End Date : 6/2007

Contexte
Afsar village (N 12.576100 E 54.212580), located half way between Homhill and Dehameri Protected Areas (less then 5 km) and within Momi national park on Socotra. The community consists of 20 families with total of 200 people. The community experiencing problems with drinking water from open polluted water course due to human and animal waste and could not use the water for irrigation due to water distance below the gardens. Fetching water and gardening is solely women’ responsibility on Socotra. Provision of water to homes aimed at reducing hard labour on women and the establishment of the gardens a long with training would empower women for improving their families livelihood (nutrition and income). With the use of solar energy for pumping water, community can access clean and safe water for domestic use as well as watering 12*225sqm gardens for vegetable production for own use and sale of extra vegetables.

Résumé du projet
The project includs training for capacity building for women in the village in gardens management, preserving vegetable and marketing. Beneficiaries would pay monthly subscription of eq. US$ 2.5 into a revolving fund to ensure project sustainability. This example has been copied to other projects on Socotra where revolving fund is used for projects sustainability.

Financement
Grant Amount : US$ 8,702.26
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 4,002.06
Co-Financing in-Kind : US$ 711.81

Bénéficiaire  : Socotra Environmental Education and Awareness Society

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