Disaster Aid Australia has decided to commence two ‘Safe Water for Every Child’ projects in the Philippines.
The projects will be carried out with our long-term partner based on the island of Mindanao, the Balay Mindanaw Foundation.
Bangsamoro Health and Peace Project
This Bangsamoro Region of Mindanao is one of the poorest in the Philipppines and in the recent past has suffered from armed rebellion.
The Balay Mindanaw Foundation have been a key influencer in the peace process over the past three years.
They feel that providing communities with better health, through safe water, is key to improving living standards.
This will strongly demonstrate to those communities the benefits of peace.
Our project is based on providing SkyHydrant installations to at least five communities a year for the next five years.
Mindano Safe Water Project
This project is based on providing safe water to the remaining regions of Mindanao.
Past projects have resulted in reduction in illness in the communities of more than 70%
Again this project is based on providing SkyHydrant installations to at least five communities a year, for the next five years.
Balay Mindanw are currently engaged in carrying out investigations on rural Barangays (villages) to identify 10 locations for installations.
In the next few months the first five Barangays, for each project, will be identified and a full consultation will be carried out.
This will confirm that they accept the SkyHydrant solution, and will participate in the installation, as well as the ongoing operation.
SkyHydrants will be shipped later this year for installation by the end of June 2022.
You can sponsor a SkyHydrant installation for one of these projects for $5,000.
That is less than $1 for every person protected for one year.
All sponsors will be acknowledged with a plaque on the SkyHydrant, photographs of the installation, and a certificate from Disaster Aid Australia.
If you would like to help Disaster Aid Australia continue to help the Philippines with ‘Safe Water for Every Child’ projects click on the link below;
Charity donations of $2 or more to Disaster Aid Australia are tax-deductible in Australia.