Full WaSH well rehab in Sierra Leone #546


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Well Rehab - Sierra Leone

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Status: 

This project is in the early stages of site selection and initial construction preparation.

During this phase, teams are working to ensure that the community is mobilized and ready for the work to commence. They may be working with them to gather supplies, prepare the site or organize a local water committee to oversee the project in the long term.

We will post specific details about the project, including locations, as they are made available by our partners.



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Well Rehab - Sierra Leone


Project Type: WAsH for Schools
Project type subject to change prior to completion based on community needs and geographical and hydro-geological limitations.

LWI's Sierra Leone program launched in the wake of the nation's civil war. The
operation trains ex-child soldiers and women who were victimized during
the hostilities, equipping them to rehabilitate broken-down wells and
educate villagers in basic health and hygiene practices.





Country Details

Sierra Leone

Population: 9.7 Million
Lacking clean water: 47%
Below poverty line: 70%

Partner Profile

Nearly 20 years ago, LWI set out to help the church in North America be the hands and feet of Jesus by serving the poorest of the poor. 600 million people in the world live on less than $2 a day. 884 million people lack access to safe drinking water.

In response to this need, LWI implements participatory, community-based water solutions in developing countries.

LWI is a former partner of The Water Project.