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Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
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Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
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Jfn. St Petersburg March 23rd
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    • 1. _______________________________________________ _______________________________ a Jewish Heart for Africa Bringing Israeli technologies to African villages
    • 2. Jewish Heart for Africa is a nonprofit 501(c)3 that brings Israeli technologies to African villages. { project sol } Our first initiative, Project Sol, finances and installs solar technologies to power schools, clinics, and water pumping systems in Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania. Jewish heart for africa In 2008, we have funded 17 projects helping over 18,600 people.
    • 3. Africa at night
    • 4. Energy services are crucial to both social and economic development & That there is a linear relationship between access to energy services and poverty reduction. We will try to prove that:
    • 5. Typical African village.
    • 6. On average, an African woman spends six hours a day manually processing grains, fetching water and gathering wood.
    • 7. Wood is the only source of energy that exist for close to 90% of the population in Africa. 2.4 billion people worldwide rely on wood for energy.
    • 8. Wood shortages force parents and children to walk miles in search of anything to burn.
    • 9. Women and girls spend hours each day fetching water, preventing them from going to school and earning a living.
    • 10. With climate changes, severe droughts hit the continent, leaving people with no water for drinking, cooking or for irrigation needs.
    • 11. Africa has plenty of ground water resources-- What Africa doesn’t have is the energy to pump it. Water.
    • 12. Action.
    • 13. Tanzania: Changuruwe village We are welcomed by ritual singing to Changuruwe village, Bagamoyo region, Tanzania.
    • 14. Tanzania: Changuruwe village . Tanzania’s Minister of water, Dr. Shukuru Kawambwa and Sivan Borowich listening to the villagers request for water.
    • 15. The village’s only source of water. Tanzania: Changuruwe village
    • 16. Tanzania: Changuruwe village A closer look at the only existing source of water in Changuruwe.
    • 17. Solar panels.
    • 18. Solar panels are reliable, require no operating costs and need very little maintenance for over 20 years.
    • 19. Solar water pump, able to reach an underground aquifer up to 200 meters deep.
    • 20. Water reservoirs.
    • 21. Water stations.
    • 22. Water stations are positioned throughout the village to supply water for irrigation, drinking, washing, cooking and for livestock.
    • 23. how it works:
    • 24. solar panel
    • 25. water pump reservoir tower
    • 26. Aquifer Energy Water Underground pipes Water Stations
    • 27. How much does it cost? It takes between $15,000 to $18,000 to install the entire water pumping system for a village, allowing us to pump over 20,000 liters of clean water each day. Solar Water pumping.
    • 28. Social and economic benefits from the installation of a water pumping system: Direct and indirect social and economic benefits from the installation of a water pumping system: Direct: Indirect : Improved health & hygiene Saved time Higher school attendance Year-round irrigation Higher agricultural productivity: food security Income generation More and better livestock Increased gender equality Time to pursue other endeavors
    • 29. Tanzania: Medical Clinic, Kidigozero village Women waiting at the only medical clinic in the region
    • 30. Tanzania: Kidigozero’s clinic The only bed, nurse and source of lighting at the medical clinic. The only nurse and source of light at the medical clinic.
    • 31. How much does it cost? With $4,270 we purchased and installed 240 watts of solar panels on the roof of the clinic and powered 10 light bulbs (6 inside the clinic and 4 security light outside). We also installed a 65-liter refrigerator for vaccines and medicines. Solar :: Medical Clinic The donor named the clinic Shoham.
    • 32. Tanzania: Kidegozero’s clinic
    • 33. Tanzania: Kidegozero’s clinic In 2008, at least 870 children have been vaccinated .
    • 34. education.
    • 35. Schools Lighting in schools is rare.
    • 36. * The cost varies depending on the size of the school, rooms to light and the number of computers to power. How much to power a school? $4,000* is needed to electrify a single school providing children with basic lighting and access to educational tools such as radio, television and computers for the first time.
    • 37.  
    • 38. Total cost of powering the Putti school in Uganda: $4800 Uganda: Putti village, Mbale School
    • 39. Ethiopia: Gonder Primary& Secondary school Student: 1350 Total cost : $3920
    • 40. Location: Uganda :: Facility: Communal center & poultry farm :: Solar System: 130 Watts; 7 light bulbs :: Population: 130 Orthodox Jews : Total cost $3040 Communal center at night :: Project Hazan Helping the Orthodox Jewish community in Uganda. Jewish Home Poultry farm
    • 41. Statistics.
    • 42. There is a linear relationship between access to energy services and poverty reduction. Human Development Index ( HDI) : The HDI establishes the relationship between energy use, economic growth and human development. Important disparities exist especially with respect to life expectancy at birth, GDP per capita, illiteracy rate and the amount of electricity consumed (KWH) per capita . 48 $1112 184 49% 130 LHD 67 $4876 59 82% 1150 MHD 76 $23,986 15 98% 7500 HHD Life expectancy at birth GDP per capita US$ 2005 Under five mortality rate ( per 1000 live rate) Population using an improved water source (%) Electricity Consumption per capita/per year (kWh 2004)
    • 43. Building relationships Ethiopian Minister of water, Dr. Adugna Jabessa. Tanzania’s UN ambassador Dr. Augustine Mahiga Tanzanian minister of infrastructure Dr. Shukuru Kawambwa Building relationships.
    • 44. International affairs: Our work is to analyze the market and deal with decision makers, bringing together all the players for sustainable development. JHA’s position   Beneficiaries:
    • 45. Future. { project edu } { project aero } { project agro }
    • 46. { project sol }

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