Water Bores For Tarime District of northern Tanzania (RAOAF)

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Pumping clean water from a Bore
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Children walking kilometers to collect water
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Children collecting rainwater
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Children Collecting Dirty Water
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Children Collecting Clean Water
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Map of Proposed Bores
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Children Carrying 20L Buckets of Water
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Lining up to collect fresh water
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Drilling Rig
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The Gift of Clean Water
Summary:The project aims to install water bores in 10 to 20 villages with no access to clean drinking water in Tarime District of northern Tanzania. The women and children, especially the girls walk lengthy distances each day to collect water. This hinders the children's educational opportunities, increases the health burden and severely impacts on economic development.
Challenge:Access to clean drinking water is the most basic human right. Tanzania a country where water shortages are a regular occurrence. Tanzania is in East Africa, is mountainous and densely forested in the North-East, where Mount Kilimanjaro is located. In an average year, only 600 mm of rain fall, most of which occur from December to mid-April, while it almost never rains from May to October. 58.01 Million people live in this country in an area of 945,087 kmĀ²
Solution:To provide clean accessible drinking water for the people in the Tarime District.
Long term impact:The alleviation of poverty through giving health, educational and enterprise opportunities.
Sponsored by:Rotary Club of Central Launceston, District 9830
Endorsed by:Rotary Club of Igoma, District 9214
Other Partners:Care for Africa, Rotary Club of Igoma (District 9214), Rotary Club of South Launceston (District 9830)

Further Information

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Project number:40 of 2021-22
Manager:John Carswell
(M) 0457 337 746
Email: jcarswell@tassie.net.au
Deputy manager:Philip Sykes
(M) 0409 438 434
Email: psykes@peakcomputer.com.au

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 $30 will provide water to 9 people
 $100 provides clean water to at least 30 people
 $1,000 provides water to upwards of 300 people