WaterAid

Will Turner
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Case study of WaterAid reducing poverty.
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WaterAid
1 NGO funded by MEDC fundraising and charity donations
1.1 Not completely grass roots, IS BOTTOM UP
2 Uses INTERMEDIATE TECHNOLOGY
2.1 So is inexpensive, and so can be paid for by charitable donations
2.2 Wells, Pumps and Toilet facilities
2.2.1 PROVIDES SAFE ACCESS to drinking WATER and SANITIATION
2.2.1.1 297,000 (0.04% of 780 mil who dont) now have access to SAFE SANITATION as of 2012
2.2.1.2 455,000 (o.5% of 100 mil) now have access to DRINKING WATER
2.2.1.3 Reduces spread of disease
2.2.1.3.1 IMPROVING HEALTH
2.2.1.3.1.1 Lowers Infant Mortality
2.2.1.3.1.1.1 186,000 Children died of diarrheal diseases in India
2.2.1.3.1.1.1.1 More children get to childhood
2.2.1.3.1.1.1.1.1 Lowering fertility rate in region
2.2.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1 Less money spent feeding more people
2.2.1.4 Water used for cooking and cleaning
2.2.1.4.1 IMPROVING STANDARD OF LIVING
2.2.1.5 Empowers local people, especially women
2.2.1.5.1 Taught how to run/ maintain pumps and how to charge for it
2.2.1.5.1.1 Increased income
2.2.1.5.1.1.1 More money for food etc.
2.3
3 Mainly Operates in INDIA, SHANTY TOWNS such as DHARAVI
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