The Manzanita community is 29 miles from the city of Morogoro and has a population of 300 people. The villagers did not have access to safe water because available sources were unprotected and contaminated.
Kinonko-bondeni village is located about 35 miles from the city of Morogoro and has a population of 500 people. The villagers had no source of water and had to walk 3-4 miles to a water source. This new well will strengthen the economy, productivity, and the villager’s health.
Dindili village is about 12 miles east of Morogoro. The people here are mainly farmers and livestock keepers. Though the village is near the city and situated in the main highway, its people have been suffering from acute shortage of water for so many years. There was no nearby source of clean water for both the villagers and livestock. They villagers used to walk to the neighboring villages to get water for the household uses.
Boma is located 27 miles to the east of Morogoro with a population of 980 people. The village did not have a reliable source of water. The water which was available for the daily usage was unclean and unprotected.
Majengo is located 36 miles east of Morogoro. This new well is at the home of more than 800 hundred people. But there other hundreds of people from surrounding villages who will indirectly benefit from the facility. Before this new well the villagers had no source of clean water. They used to fetch water from unprotected traditional shallow wells. They struggled for so many years to get a clean source of water.
The community of Chagile is located about 27 miles east of Morogoro. It has a population of about 1,200 people. The majority of people here are poor farmers, with a few livestock keepers. Before this new water project, the community didn’t not have access to clean water. They used unprotected traditional shallow wells as sources of water for the households. Due to illiteracy, most people here did not boil their drinking water. As a consequence, the villagers have been frequently hospitalized because of drinking unclean water.
Kwahodi is about 37 miles south east of Morogoro. It has the population of about 2000 residents, the majority of whom are subsistence farmers. It was also evident that due to the lack of clean water, many people in the village, especially the children were suffering from water borne diseases such as typhoid and cholera. These diseases increased infant mortality rate and undermine the quality of people’s health in the village. As such, this new well is expected to reduce the rate of diseases, improve people’s health and livelihoods.
Mandibwa is 26 miles from Morogoro town. The community has population of about 600, the majority of whom are subsistence farmers.
Lubungo-kwa dwanga is about 23 miles from Morogoro, with a population of about 520 people.
The Lukole-Mpakani community is about 18 miles from Morogoro, with population of about 630 people. The majority of the population are farmers.
The village of San José Curunate is in a very distant, mountainous, difficult-to-access area of the parish of San Marcos in Gracias, Lempira, Honduras. Villagers would wake at 3 a.m. to walk the three miles to gather water by hand in order to have what they needed to prepare breakfast and be ready for the day’s activities. Due to the high altitude of the water source and descending force of the abundant water, pipes had to be used to bring the water down from the mountain and into a holding tank to break the force of the water before continuing into the village.