2012 Water Isn't Everything- Patrick Coleman

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Patrick Coleman's presentation at the Reach out to Africa "Off and Running" Meeting in Livingstone, Zambia on 22-23 July, 2012

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2012 Water Isn't Everything- Patrick Coleman

  1. 1. 06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman- Rotary International 1
  2. 2. The statement above is quite true. We need food and all our food needs water to grow and cook.06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 2
  3. 3. We need shelter and everything needed to build from concrete to timber needs water.06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 3
  4. 4. We need clothing and both cotton and wool cannot be grown without water.06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 4
  5. 5. Therefore, physically speaking, everything weneed begins with water.We drink it either as coffee, tea or “straightup” with ice – or not.We cook with it.We bathe in it.We wash our clothes in it.06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 5
  6. 6. Without water the human race would simply cease to exist in less than a few weeks.06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 6
  7. 7. Yet, estimates of between800,000,000 & 1,200,000,000 people have no access to sustainable, clean drinking water06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 7
  8. 8. Working in rural areas in Zambia Kasongo Village Specific needs affect entire communities06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 8
  9. 9. A polluted well with arusted bucket was theonly source of waterfor the whole village of260 families.Nearly 2,000 peoplewere being poisonedevery day!06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 9
  10. 10. The Rotary Club of Luanshya partnered the Rotary Club of Marietta- Metro, Georgia, U SA, to supply clean drinking06/22-23/2012 water. ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 10
  11. 11. “Water of Life and thewater for living.”06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 11
  12. 12. Every house received an Insecticide Treated Mosquito Net“Natural” Second StepIn Africa 06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 12
  13. 13. Each home in the village was equipped with a bio-sand water filter in partnership with eight Rotary Clubs in Australia.06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 13
  14. 14. Every child has access to clean drinking water EVERY DAY!06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 14
  15. 15. The next step is Sanitation Without proper toilets the job is not complete06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 15
  16. 16. Basic Vented Pit Latrine Simple Clean Long-lasting06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 16
  17. 17. Blair Latrine A bit more complex Cleaner Longer-lasting06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 17
  18. 18. Composting Latrine Much more complex Much Cleaner Much longer-lasting Creates compost06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 18
  19. 19. “Arbour Loos” Temporary Very simple Self-composting06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 19
  20. 20. Completed “Arbor Loo” Not fancy… But practical.06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 20
  21. 21. All of this is being done with LOCAL workers using LOCAL resources supporting LOCAL families06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 21
  22. 22. Ownership of the project Empowerment of the people Support of the champions Let them control their own future06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 22
  23. 23. There are many different models: Treadle Pumps Step Dams Solar Powered Pumps And the list goes on…06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 23
  24. 24. We Must consider 1. Cultural Conditions 2. Political Landscape 3. Geographical Limitation 4. Religious Situations 5. Financial Constraints!06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 24
  25. 25. 06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 25
  26. 26. 06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 26
  27. 27. Rotary Success Stories are the “Best Keep Secrets” on the planet! We WANT to know what you are doing!06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 27
  28. 28. Send two of your BEST photos and short descriptions of your successful projects to “Rotary Africa,” The ROTA web site The WASRAG web site Your International Partners and your own District PR Chairperson06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 28
  29. 29. But It Really Starts With You!06/22-23/2012 ROTA Meeting 2012 - Livingstone - P G Coleman 29

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