Polytank for a High School

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Polytank for a High School
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Region: Upper West
Country: Ghana
Volunteer(s) Name: M Li
Volunteer(s) Homestate: North_Carolina
Funds community contributed: $1348
Percentage community contributed: 25%
Funds needed were: $3861
Funds requested were: $3961
PPCP #: 641-265
Year of project approval: 2009
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Projects started in Ghana 2009 (19).
Beaders' Community Workshop, Business Camp, Computer and Library Access, Computers for Junior High School, Cultural Club, Expansion of Rainwater Harvesting System, Health Club, High School Kitchen, Kindergarten/Nursery School, Know the Facts: HIV/AIDS Film Shows, Kumasi Ventilated-Improved Pit Latrines for Community Schools, Lebali Group Work Structure and Business Training, Men as Partners (MAP), Polytank for a High School, Sex Workers HIV/AIDS Awareness … further results
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Other Projects in Ghana (41).
Beaders' Community Workshop, Business Camp, Camp BALL, Capacity-Building Workshop on the Health Benefits of Moringa, Cape Coast Field Trip, Community Rabbit-Rearing Project, Computer and Library Access, Computers for Junior High School, Cultural Club, Daughter to Work Day, Environment Club, Expansion of Rainwater Harvesting System, Fufulso Schools Rainwater Collection System, Ghana Longboat HIV Educational Expedition (GLEE), HIV/AIDS Educational Murals … further results
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A Court For Change, Sandra Brooks, Natalie Cassell, Gerry Christmas, Gerry R. Christmas, Community Fitness Center, Construction of Food Processing Center, Grain Bank, Travis Hellstrom, Kherson Successful Women - Women's Shelter, Lugansk Environmental Preservation through Education and Protection, Maternity Construction, Mohlaletse Classroom Construction, Polytank for a High School, Tourist Information Center … further results
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Info about the Polytank for a High School

Students at a High School in Ghana walk about 800 meters to fetch water from the only water source (a borehole) near the school to use for bathing and other chores. They usually wait in long lines for their turn to fetch the water. Therefore, they often report late to class and have fewer hours in the classroom for learning, resulting in poor academic performance.

This project seeks to provide a water tank with water-pipe networks and an electric ground-water pump to the school community to ease the stress that students, as well as the teaching and non-teaching staff, encounter before reporting for duty each day.

The community is contributing a 5,000-liter polytank, labor and transportation to convey the materials purchased.

In order to secure the total coast of this project, we are requesting Partnership support to purchase PVC pipes, drop and safety cables, reducers, termination kits and a submersible pump so as to ensure the easy flow of water from the polytank to the essential buildings and blocks of the school.

Note: This summary was provided by a Peace Corps Volunteer and the community administering this project.

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