Every day in rural communities and poor urban centers throughout sub-Saharan Africa, hundreds of millions of people suffer from a lack of access to clean, safe water. Women and girls especially bear the burden of walking miles at a time to gather water from streams and ponds - full of water-borne disease that is making them and their families sick. The only solution to this is to dig wells,which contain clean waters,construct ...more »
SAFE SUMMER, Eastern Rwanda is prone to the lack of water especially during the three months of summer, as it is a place which is hotter than other provinces in Rwanda and there is no access to ground water as all canals from mountains get dry. To get water kids should go at a minimum of 10km to find lakes where they fetch, dirty, saline water full of bacteria and other harmful microorganisms. This leads to water borne ...more »
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The growing population in the urban areas has resulted to dirty environments and excessive demands of clean water because of its necessity. Some homes in the cities have tap water to themselves but they don't bother to treat it when due. The neighborhoods sells tap water (that has not been treated for a long time) to others at high costs without considering the penniless. Some individuals produce ...more »
Education has been seen as a process of acquiring knowledge, experience, skill and sound attitude. It makes an individual civilized, refined, cultured and educated. It has a positive effect on human life. It helps us develop healthy surroundings and also generates an advance community. Educating people to embrace clean water might seem a challenge but when well organized and explained, community members will be more ...more »
This idea builds on a water supply model being used in Uganda. Here is the long and short of the model: 1. Water supply is primarily the responsibility of the Government; with users having the responsibility of demanding for the service, through the leaders. 2. Maintaining water sources is the role of the communities; who form water and sanitation committees to manage the water sources. Users (averaging 30 households ...more »
the development and application of sanitarymeasures for the sake of cleanliness, protecting health.
River water can be used as the main source of clean water drinking after purifying water from river.
Water can be pumped in a tank or reservoir for the process to take place then supplied to people who need it.
the disposal of solid waste in rivers should be stopped, the community can be educated.
Lack of water is responsible for more deaths in Africa than wars. about 1 out of 6 people living today do not have adequate access to clean water and more than about that number lack basic sanitation for which water is needed, in some countries, half the population does not have access to safe drinking water, and hence is afflicted with poor health. by some estimates, each day nearly 3000 children in Africa die from diarrhea ...more »
The advent of mobile phones has been one of the revolutions of the 21st century. With 3.6 billion unique mobile subscribers in the world, and with Africa being the second largest Mobile Phone market after Asia and the fastest growing one (http://www.gallup.com/poll/168797/africa-continues-going-mobile.aspx), it is clear that the ability to immediately and specifically target a national population with information is through ...more »
In cases dealing with poor sanitation,water bodies suffer most with more pollution thereby rendering it unsafe for use.These unclean waters cause bilharzia,cholera,typhoid and other associated water-borne disease. This occurs as a result of most communities lack of toilet facility or even a dump site.They then turn to defect in water bodies and also throw waste into them. I will suggest that such communities are been ...more »
Clean water is scarce in developing countries and it is important to be able to use the available water as efficiently as possible. In the developed world we use self-closing taps in private and public bathrooms to efficiently use water for sanitation. Some of these taps require electricity and they all require water infrastructure to operate. We propose the application of a small, low cost, simple, and portable self-closing ...more »
Diarrhea and Cholera are the most Public Health problems related to Sanitation in Mwanza causing hundreds of death among children. Disease statistics indicates that 60-80% of the diseases requiring hospital attendance are those related to poor Sanitation. The Overall picture from the mapping survey indicates that most schools are Characterized by Non-Existent or insufficient water Supply, Sanitation and Hand Washing ...more »