Gouka Well Construction

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Gouka Well Construction
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Community Name: Gouka
Country: Benin
Volunteer(s) Name: H Hungerford
Volunteer(s) Homestate: Colorado
Funds community contributed: 4, 900
Year of project approval: 2003
Projects started in Benin 2003 (5).
Gouka Well Construction, Malanville Sports Center, Revitalizing Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Training Center, Textbooks for Students, Water and Hygiene Education
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Other Projects in Benin (21).
Abomey Secondary School Renovation and Addition, Ballin' in Benin, Construction of Food Processing Center, Craft Workshop for Women's Local Language Literacy School, Girl's Leadership Camp, Girls Leadership Camp, Girls' Internships, Gouka Well Construction, Library Book Project, Library and Computer Center, Literacy Initiative, Malanville Sports Center, Program for the Eradication of Informality Among Artisans, Rent the Books, Revitalizing Agricultural - Animal Husbandry Training Center … further results
State Flag of Colorado.svgOther Projects by Volunteers from Colorado (20).
"Together We Can Do More" 2009 Summer Camp, Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), Camp GLOW (Macedonia), Camp UNITE 2009, Community Center (Panama), Wanda Ellingson, Farmers' Cooperative, Gouka Well Construction, Robert Hixson Julyan, Kindergarten/Nursery School, Charlie (Hassan) Kolb, Marimba Dance Group Outfits, Multi-Sport Area, Neighborhood Care Point, Nursery and Reforestation Initiative … further results
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Info about the Gouka Well Construction

The District Health Center of Gouka provides services to over 25,000 people in twelve villages, but lacks one vital element to sustain activities; continuing access to potable water. A recent survey of local water supplies identified forty four pumps or wells in the twelve villages. This translates into 550 people per source, which is significantly inadequate during the six-month long dry season. Two years ago the Gestation Committee of the Health Center (COGEA) began putting money aside in order to fund water projects. they have financed cisters (rainwater storage tanks) and now have a monthly budget for water expenditures, as well as a fund for the construction of a new well. In order to complete the well the COGEA has requested Partnership assistance in financing the construction of this essential new well.

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