Likoswe Village used $7200 in June, 2015 to Provide Clean Water. This project helped 738 people across 187 households. Likoswe contributed 5% ($360), materials, and labor. Partner Water Charity also made a generous financial contribution.

Project complete!

$7200 raised, $0 to go

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Likoswe Village has struggled with dirty water for a long time.

Community Problem: Many people in Likoswe struggle with waterborne illness, and a local girl was raped after leaving the village to fetch water by herself from a stream.

Community Solution: Likoswe has contributed construction materials and over $400 of its own money -- a HUGE sum for people living on less than two dollars a day. A reputable and trusted well drilling company will complete the project for $7,000, about three thousand dollars less than the market price for such projects. The drilling company applied the discount because Likoswe is organizing the project for itself, not relying on an outside organization. International money transfer fees account for the remaining cost.

Partners: Water Charity & National Peace Corps Association

Outcome: clean water for the village

Jan 2015
Village Raises Cash Contribution
Feb 2015
Project Posted
Jun 2015
Project Funded
Jun 2015
Project Completed
Field Officer Myson Jambo

Email: myson@villagex.org
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Change in Development Score:
Likoswe Village v. Control Villages
Dollars Invested in Projects in
Likoswe Village (cumulative)

Change in Health Burden:
Likoswe Village v. Control Villages
*Scores based on # of waterborne illnesses, malaria cases, maternal deaths, and infant deaths per capita.
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*Scores based on school enrollment and national exam passage rates per capita.
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*Scores based on # of agriculural and non-agricultural village businesses per capita.
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*Scores based on # of roofs with iron sheets, TVs, motorcycles, and smartphones per capita.
Change in Agricultural Production:
Likoswe Village v. Control Villages
*Scores based on # of 60 kg bags of maize produced per capita.
Change in Livestock Holdings:
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*Scores based on # of goats and cows per capita.
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