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Can Art Help Save A Life?. Stephen Silliman and Dan Buonadonna Benin Coloring Book Project. From the CIA Fact Book, 2000. There is a VERY different world out there!. Think about what could happen if 1 out of 10 of your classmates gave 1 week every five years. Just think . . .

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can art help save a life

Can Art Help Save A Life?

Stephen Silliman and Dan Buonadonna

Benin Coloring Book Project

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From the CIA Fact Book, 2000

There is a VERY different

world out there!

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Think about what could happen if 1 out of 10 of your classmates gave 1 week every five years.

Just think . . .

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Local Ownership: The belief by the local population that they have contribution to planning, financial interest in, and responsibility for project

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Lack of Local Ownership may not stop a project, but . . .

  • It will certainly make it more difficult to make it successful in the long run
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Why Water?

Water Is Life

  • Water is Life
  • Water is Religion
  • Water Requires Use
  • Water is Science
  • Water is Contaminated
  • Water Requires Education
  • Water is Purity
  • Water is Death
  • Water Requires Protection
benin africa
Benin, Africa

Country of Approximately

4 Million People

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Summary: Motivation

IMR ~ 10%

Rate of Death by Age 5 ~ 30%+

IMR < 1%

Rate of Death by Age 5 < 5%

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Keys to Making This Happen

  • Technology Transfer
  • Improve University-Level Education
  • IMPROVE PRIMARY LEVEL EDUCATION
  • IMPROVE UNDERSTANDING
players
Players
  • University of Notre Dame: All Phases of Projects including Lead on Financing
  • Universite Nationale du Benin: Education of Students and Research on Wellhead Protection and Augmentation
  • Central Afrika Obota (CAO): Oversight of Driller’s Training and Local Education
  • Direction L’Hydraulique: Government Oversight of Project, Particularly Drilling and Augmentation
  • Office of the Ambassador to the United Nations: Political Support / Moral Support
  • Local Government: Local Support
training drilling
Training / Drilling

Extensive Training Crew

Drilling

Placing Screen /

Casing

Bailing the Well

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Components

Base

Mud Pump

Tools

Drill Stem

Swivel / Motor

Mast

Bits and Supplies

local ownership
Local Ownership

Locals / Students Working Together And

Contributing to Slotting of Screen

Locals Transporting Water for Drilling

Locals Have Built Pad for Pump

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Needs Regarding Education and Understanding

  • Education and Understanding
    • Create Education Tool at Low Cost but High Impact
    • Distribute to Children in U.S. and Benin
    • Encourage Communication Based on Education Tool
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Successful Campaigns

  • Smokey the Bear
  • Don’t Litter
  • “Brains on Drugs”
  • Restaurant Advertising through Coloring Books
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Concept

Little Drip

Benin

South Bend

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Goal of this Group

  • Connect “Little Drip” to the minds of kids
    • Benin, Africa
    • South Bend, Indiana
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How?

  • Kids Love Coloring / Activity Books
  • 4-8 Page Book Inexpensive to Produce
  • Crayons Inexpensive to Obtain
  • Coloring Pictures Jumps Language Barriers
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AMAZE - ING

Hand Pump

Faucet

Washing Hands

Dirty Hands

Rivers

Puddles

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Ideas to Get Across

  • Clean Water = Good Water
  • Dirty Water = Sickness
  • Hygiene = Happy
  • No Hygiene (hands, food, etc.) = Sickness
  • Proper use of Latrines / Bathroons = Happy
  • Improper Disposal of Waste = Sickness
  • Others???????
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Constraints

  • Prefer Zero Language - or - English and French
  • Black and White
  • Easily Copied
  • Socially Sensitive
  • Even Number of Pages
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Time Line

  • Draft By April 15
    • Feedback from local school
  • Second Draft by End of Semester
    • Bring to Benin for feedback
  • Final Modifications in Fall Semester
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