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2013

Sand dam construction at Enyana school Providing household and communal water (Ethiopia)

Ethiopie

Titre : Sand dam construction at Enyana school Providing household and communal water (Ethiopia)

Pays/Région : Ethiopie

Date 01-Apr-2013 — 31-Dec-2014

Contexte
The project site is characterized by steep slopes and soils highly susceptible to erosion. The Konso have developed a complex and highly sophisticated agricultural system, which has allowed them to subsist in a mountainous area, harsh conditions and irregular rainfall. Farming is based on an elaborate system of terracing, soil and water conservation practises, irrigation, multiple cropping systems with the integration of livestock and forestry and crop biodiversity.

Résumé
The project is designed to provide potable water for 700 students in the Ayene School in Konso Woreda through the construction of sand dams using the 3R approach. This is planned to reduce school drop outs in the dry season and enhance the performance of the students by reducing the burden of fetching water from long distances.

Objectifs
To enhance the hygiene and sanitation knowledge of the pupils in the school and their households To minimize the time spent on fetching water by children and women and thus enable children to enroll in school. To substantial reduction in the incidence of water born disease & child mortality by providing clear water To ensure environmental benefits like aquifer recharge. To contribute to the achievement of of better health, hygiene and sanitation of community

Total Budget : 16,208 EUR

Présentation : Aqua for All

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