Wasrag’s vision: The Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group seeks a world where all people have ongoing access to enough safe water, effective sanitation, and hygiene education, to live a healthy, happy, and peaceful life.
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Wasrag’s vision:The Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group seeks a world where all people have ongoing access to enough safe water, effective sanitation, and hygiene education, to live a healthy, happy, and peaceful life.
Operations plan:- worldwide using RI structure- the skills of local & global Rotarians- common commitment to help others
Rotary Clubs, TRF:
Many thousands of projects in over 50 countries
But more needs to be done:
Sustainability: still working 10 years later
Why “Start with Water?”www.startwithwater.org
Increasing the effectiveness of
Rotary Clubs in donor countries:- select the right project for them from list of “endorsed” projects- meet FV objectives + Wasrag criteria
Program planningand Performance Evaluation
‘What is the plan?’
a) Within a region of a country
b) Assess local needs as identified by the community
c) Assess ability to meet government standards where applicable
d) Identify programs and priorities to address any needs
e) Continually evaluate performance of improved systems to
e)Our website, which includes
f)Leadership at Wasrag available to provide support
A.Expected to be a ‘volunteer’ team-
B.Local transportation, lodging and meals may be furnished-
C.May be site specific
Each assignment is expected to be for three months or less, including
‘We furnish what they need in exchange for what we need.’
Objectives for Remba Island
A pump storage system from the lake to a 10,000 liter raw water tank.
Gravity flow through SkyHydrant microfilters
Storage in a 24,000 liter clean water tank
Distribution to eight kiosks each with 4 faucets
One hundred biogas latrines will cost $500 X 100 = $50,000
Debris collection and removal will cost $500 per month
School books and uniforms will cost $20 per student = $2,000 per year.
Funding and Construction Schedule
Future Rotary Funding Sources
Other Potential Funding
“Endorsed” ProjectsWhat does “endorsed” mean?
“Endorsed” Projects- through “Start with Water” process (i.e. regional team/PPP)- Rotary Club project following similar path
“Endorsed” ProjectsWhat is important is appropriate planning that leads to sustainability
“Endorsed” Projects – Criteria:
Assessment of Needs
Long term viability
Commitment of long term support by Rotary Club & partners (5 years)
“Endorsed” Projects –