Capturing Water and Showing life

The municipality of Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero in Mexico, has approximately 110,000 inhabitants, half of them are located in rural communities where many of them have a serious problem of water scarcity. Schools in these communities do not escape this situation, as not having enough water or water free of pathogens leads to reduced school days, drop-out and the onset of gastrointestinal diseases because by lack of sanitation, limited sources of water supply such as artisan wells and rivers are contaminated by domestic wastewater.
More than half of the primary schools in Taxco Guerrero lack adequate water facilities and nearly two-thirds lack adequate health. This situation means that thousands of children in the municipality go to schools that do not have clean drinking water or latrines, basic elements that we assume must exist in schools in developed countries.
Giving better quality water, as well as water, health and hygiene services in schools reduces hygiene-related diseases. Among children under the age of 14, more than 20 percent of deaths and disabilities are attributed to poor water quality as well as insufficient hygiene.

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CASA MI ANGEL – CLINICA MOVIL

CASA MI ANGEL – CLINICA MOVIL
Bus, used and bought and imported from the United States. With the aim of giving talks in remote places in Nuevo León, on the prevention of pregnancies and violence, in addition to conducting medical consultations with gynecologists, psychologists, nutritionists, and even transfer of support brigades for seminars.
the project consists of the acquisition of a vehicle to adapt it as a mobile clinic so that the team of instructors can travel to those places where the work of guiding and advising on the consequences and repercussions that the management of sexual relations out of time and form and thus, offer techniques to guide young people in their self-esteem and raise awareness about the dignity of the human being.

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Water Stations and Global app “Rellénala or Refill It”

Water Stations and Global app “Rellénala or Refill It”
Build nine water stations in public places, and develop a global app “Rellénala or Refill It” where all Rotarians and our friends (businesses, public stations, restaurants, etc) commit time refill a bottle of water to anyone who ask for it specially those in need.

The project y values in at least 40,000 usd, we currently have 15,000 in DDF, and we are looking for partners for economic resources and Aldo to become leader in their cities to develop the app and make alliances with all the rotary clubs, Rotaract, chambers of commerce, etc.

The stations will be built in Culiacán a Navolato, two cities in Sinaloa with more than 30% of their population in poverty. With this we will help to stop wasting at least 5 million bottles per year, and make difference in thousands of people’s economy.

The nine clubs working together already have made a community assessment, have agreements with local government to have the permits, and have the technical and technological alliance to develop the stations and the app and have sustainability along the time.

 

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WATER TO SAVE LIVES IN LA GUAJIRA – PHASE 3

WATER TO SAVE LIVES IN LA GUAJIRA – PHASE 3
Provide water suitable for human consumption to the indigenous community of La Guajira through the construction of 8 wells.

In Guajira Colombia, around 300,000 Wayuu indigenous people live in ranches in an area of 15,300 kilometers. The current wells were built more than 60 years ago and are inoperative due to lack of maintenance, which has caused that the natural resource and fundamental source of life such as WATER does not reach these communities, causing the death of more than 7000 indigenous and more than 5000 children due to malnutrition and lack of this resource.
Around 50 families benefit from each well, each family has around 6 members, of which 4 are children, with the construction of 8 wells around 2,400 people would benefit.

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ROTARY EN LA ESCUELA – SANITARY IMPROVEMENT

ROTARY EN LA ESCUELA – SANITARY IMPROVEMENT
Improve the Health Units of six schools located in the rural area of the city of Yopal

In Guajira Colombia, around 300,000 Wayuu indigenous people live in ranches in an area of 15,300 kilometers. The current wells were built more than 60 years ago and are inoperative due to lack of maintenance, which has caused that the natural resource and fundamental source of life such as WATER does not reach these communities, causing the death of more than 7000 indigenous and more than 5000 children due to malnutrition and lack of this resource.

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Empowering Women project for the World Project Fair

 

Feminine Hygiene Kit Education and Distribution
The young girls and women of Roatan face a great challenge in terms of hygiene and sanitation. Like many other countries, the COVID19 pandemic forced the island into quarantine, which means over 90% of the population has been unemployed since they rely directly on tourism as a source of income. For many this meant cutting back on expenses and prioritizing essentials like food, water and electricity yet, periods don’t stop for pandemics and with little to no money many women have had to resort to alternative for pads which are often not safe or hygienic.

In the beginning of the pandemic, many organizations and individuals stepped up and provided aid with food bags some of which included a single pack of one time use sanitary pads however, although very generous this is was not sustainable and most of these aids have exhausted their funds. We need a safe, sustainable long-term solution to this, one option is reusable sanitary pads. The pads will be distributed to young girls in the various communities around the island. We will organize virtual education on sanitary pad care, conduct surveys and disseminate any additional needed information to address proper care and handling of pads using minimum water and soup. This project will be on-going and is envisioned to address not only the girls of Roatan but also Santos Guardiola, Helene, Guanaja and Utila.

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ECA – SUA FERTIGATION PROJECT (Reduction of water & chemical usage)

ECA – SUA FERTIGATION PROJECT (Reduction of water & chemical usage)
The project is focused on increasing the productivity of agricultural plots of small farmers who produce vegetables and coffee while diminishing the use of agrochemicals and increasing farmers income. This is to be achieved by making the best possible use of soil, fertilizers and water resources, the utilization of appropriate technologies and the application of best practices. The project is to be led by the Escuela de Ciencias Agrarias – “ECA” (Agricultural College/School) of the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica – “UNA” (National University of Costa Rica) and implemented with the participation of small farmers belonging to the Sociedad de Usuarios del Agua – “SUA” (Society of Water Users), and the Centro Agricultural Cantonal – “CAC” (Santa Barbara County Agricultural Center), a solidly established group of small vegetable and coffee producers from the Santa Bárbara county and surrounding areas in the Heredia province. The increased productivity of agricultural goods is expected to result in higher economic returns for the small farmers and accelerate community economic development.

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DRINKING WATER PLANT FOR THE MARIANO MELENDRO RURAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

DRINKING WATER PLANT FOR THE MARIANO MELENDRO RURAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION
Provide drinking water, through a treatment plant, to the 900 students of the Mariano Melendro Agricultural Technical Educational Institution, located in the Cañon del Combeima, rural area of the Municipality of Ibagué and thus improve the health of the student population and their families.

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