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Clean Water Matching Grant with Tamale, Ghana Rotary Club. District 7570 Matching Grant Rocky Mount Rotary Club Walter K Hughes, Jr. Matching Grant Objectives. Provide Clean, Safe Water to as Many People and Communities in Northern Region of Ghana as Possible

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Clean Water Matching Grantwith Tamale, Ghana Rotary Club

District 7570 Matching Grant

Rocky Mount Rotary Club

Walter K Hughes, Jr.


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Matching Grant Objectives

  • Provide Clean, Safe Water to as Many People and Communities in Northern Region of Ghana as Possible

  • Reduce Guinea Worm Infestations in Communities Served

  • Reduce Blindness Caused by Trachoma and River Blindness

  • Improve Health with Safe Water


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Matching Grant Timeline

  • 2004: How do you dig a well in Africa?

  • 2005: Speak in Stuart, VA. Bruce Griffith states that several Rotary Clubs care about clean water.

  • 2006: Sister Relationship Started with Roanoke and Tamale

  • Sept. 2006 Dr. Wink Weaver goes to Tamale

  • Realize Wells are Costly and Not Always Clean


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Matching Grant Timeline

  • Dec. 2006 Get Some Feedback with Tamale

  • Make a lot of contacts in US & Ghana

  • Jan. 2007 Thanks, but No Thanks

  • Feb. 2007 Trip to Tamale to Build Bridges and to show that we care. Learned A Lot.

  • Mar. 2007 Grant is Completed


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Grant Changed As Learning Grew

  • Initially Grant Was A Well Project

  • Learned About Purifier Over Lunch in Richmond in late 2006

  • Flew to Louisville, KY to Get Trained

  • Gathered Facts in Ghana

  • Gathered Costs for More Options

  • Streamlined Grant At Last Minute


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Three Solutions for Matching GrantIn Northern Ghana, West Africa

  • Purify and Filter Water

  • Dig wells in West Mamprusi Villages

  • City Mechanized Water System


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Ghana Guinea Worm Epidemic inNorthern Region Has Highest Risk


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Savelugu is Ground Zero for Guinea Worm in the World


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Children Infected with Guinea Worm at Savelugu “Leper’s Colony”


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We Can Help with Guinea Worm Infection Rates in Savelugu


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Guinea Worm in Child’s Foot


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Purify and Filter Water

  • McGuire Water Purifier used to Clean Water

  • Use Common Salt to Chlorinate and Clean Water

  • Filtration will make Purification System more Effective and Reduce Guinea Worm

  • Information found at www.waterfortheworld.com


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People Drink this Water Now…


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We Cleaned This Green Water…


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Demonstrating Purifier in Tamale

Rotarian Walter Hughes and Carter Center Kofi Blankson Set Up Demo


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This Chief Wants Clean Water!


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Dig Wells in the West Mamprusi District

Need Exists for More Water

Possible to Find Water in this District

Wells will be Hand Dug Up to 50 Feet

Use Local Assembly to Prioritize Well Sites

Dig New Wells


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Existing Hand Dug Well in West Mamprusi District


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City Mechanized Water System

  • Many Small Towns and Cities Do Not Have A Reliable, Safe Source of Water

  • Transport Water from Dam or Borehole Closer to Population in Small Town

  • Eliminate Need to Get into Lake to get Water

  • Possible to Purify and Filter Water


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City Mechanized WaterSystem Has Five to 10 Faucets


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City Mechanized WaterTank and Solar Cell Solution


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Great Host Partner in Tamale Rotary Club

  • Strong Track Record with Clean Water Projects

  • Respected by Major Organizations for Ability to Make Difference in Northern Ghana

  • Implemented Large Number of Matching Grants and 3-H Rotary Grants

  • Enthusiastic Leadership with Vision


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Partner Organizations for Grant

  • Ghana Guinea Worm Eradication Programme is Key Cooperating Partner. It includes:

    • Jimmy Carter Center

    • Ghana Health Services

    • UNICEF

    • World Health Organization (WHO)

  • New Energy NGO

  • District Water & Sanitation Team in the District Assemblies

  • Community Water & Sanitation Committee will Maintain and Operate Clean Water Solution


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Thanks for Your Support

Questions?

Ask Walter Hughes, Jr.

Call 1-540-493-4715

Email: WHughes@aol.com


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