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Group 4 family water project

  1. 1. Family Water Project A Community Cooperative Program Jonathan Davitte Roshan Patel Laurel Lloyd Sara Sweeney 1 Sally Dover
  2. 2. Current Resources and Interventions Nutrition inpatient clinics 1 RTUF supplementation 1 Increased food productivity initiative 2 School meals 2 2
  3. 3. Water in Ethiopia 41.2% of families have access to safe water 3 Travel long distances to collect water 4 Drought Current projects for pipe and pump systems 5 3
  4. 4. Linking Water to Nutrition 4
  5. 5. The Solution: Water Co-Op Providing Hippo rollers to 21,000 families to provide clean drinking water to an estimated 168,000 people over 5 years Monthly dues of 25 cents (US) per family generates over $5,000 monthly co-op income 5See Appendix for Target Population Calculation
  6. 6. The Solution: Water Co-Op Primary Intervention: share in Hippo roller and monitoring by local coordinator Identification of acute malnutrition Linking to treatment services Education about basic hygiene and water practices Profit-based Intervention: community water infrastructure development (cisterns) Long-term Intervention: capacity- building Community linkages to health care facilities and other organizations 6
  7. 7. Benefits of Water Co-Op Clean filtered water, can be stored Reduced incidence of diarrheal disease Opportunity for improved hygiene practices Women-centered approach, encompasses entire families Less time away from home, child care Increased business opportunities for income-generating activities Culturally acceptable way to address a universal need Community empowerment/ownership 7
  8. 8. Implementation Staggered recruitment of communities over 3 years Collaboration with key community stakeholders Phase 3 Community members recruit women (families) Phase 2 Reinvestment of monthly profits into Phase 1 community water infrastructure development 8
  9. 9. Budget Expenditure Over 5 Years 7,000 Rollers at $100 Each 9 = $700,000 Program management staff = $150,000 Facilities, maintenance, and transportation = $150,000 9
  10. 10. Conclusion Nutritional interventions alone cannot reduce burden of acute severe malnutrition. Improved access to and transportation of clean water can indirectly reduce malnutrition. Family Water Project provides: A sustainable system for improving access to and facilitating transportation of clean water Identification of malnourishment cases and referral to already existing services Improvement of community water storage through profit cistern development allocation Direct improvements to health, agriculture, and economic potential of entire families instead of only malnourished children 10
  11. 11. References 1. Medecins Sans Frontieres. (2008). Field News: MSF Begins Nutritional Intervention in Oromiya, Ethiopia. Retrieved from http://www.campderefugies.ca/news/article.cfm?id=2727&cat=field-news&ref=news-index 2. United Nations World Food Programme. (2010). Countries: Ethiopia. Retrieved from http://www.wfp.org/countries/ethiopia 3. UNICEF. (2007). UNICEF Ethiopia’s Water and Sanitation (WES) Programme. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: George Morris.4. water.org. (2010). Alleviating the struggles of rural life for girls. Retrieved from http://water.org/2010/01/alleviating-the-struggles-of-rural-life-for-girls/5. Water 1st International. (n.d.). Water 1st in Ethiopia. Retrieved from http://www.water1st.org/work/ethiopia/index.html6. Eshete W. B. (2008). A stepwise regression analysis on under-five diarrhoael morbidity prevalence in Nekemte town, western Ethiopia: maternal care giving and hygiene behavioral determinants. East African Journal of Public Health, 5(3), 193-198.7. Motargemi, Y., Kaferstein, F., Moy, G., Quevedo, F. (1993). Contaminated weaning food: a major risk factor for diarrhoea and associated malnutrition. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 71(1), 79-92.8. USAID. (2009). Family Planning, Countries, Ethiopia. Retrieved from http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/global_health/pop/countries/ethiopia.html9. Pilloton, E. (2008). Project H Design Fundraiser- Sponsor a Hippo Roller! Retrieved from http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/02/19/project-h-design-fundraiser- sponsor-a-hippo-roller/10. United Nations Development Programme. (2006). Human Development Report 2006. Beyond Scarcity: Power, poverty, and the global water crisis. New York. 11
  12. 12. Appendix: Target Population Calculation 1 roller = water for 3 families per day (7,000 rollers)(3 families per roller) = 21,000 families (21,000 families)(average family size of 8) = 168,000 people 8 12

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