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Water For The World Burundi Project

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Water For The World Burundi Project Success

18/06/2014

Stratco through it's Water for The World initiative and partnership with World Vision are proud to announce the Burundi project in Africa has been successful and is now complete.

$5 from every Aqua-Mod™ and Aqua-Barrel® tank sold went directly to the Project.

42,500 people are now benefiting from these improvements, including households, students at 12 schools, and staff and patients at two health centres.

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In conjunction with partners like Stratco, World Vision is helping to improve sanitation and hygiene practices in rural Burundi.
Photo credit: 2013 Kevin Tan/World Vision

The percentage of households who can collect water from a clean and sustainable source all year round rose from 17% to 90% and the percentage of households with unhygienic toilets fell from 73% to 28%, a fantastic result!

Some of the major achievements include:

  • 11 Rainwater harvesting systems installed in schools
  • 14 improved toilet blocks in schools
  • 78 natural springs capped
  • 3 gravity-fed water systems installed

Stratco are currently working with World Vision to find another great project to assist with.

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