2 New WASH Programs in the Dominican Republic

2 New WASH Programs in the Dominican Republic

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With the installation of new purified water filtration systems at two schools in the Dominican Republic, World Water Relief begins our commitment to WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) education at two additional project sites, bringing our total to 13 in the DR!

We thank our generous donors- Peggy and Tim Cole, H20 for Life and the Westridge School for Girls for funding Batey 2 and Children of the Nation for funding Pueblo Nuevo. With such support, Pueblo Nuevo and Batey 2 not only have safe drinking and hand-washing stations, but the students will learn the value and meaning of purified water and its importance in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Introductory courses were given to students, staff and community members in both Batey 2 and Pueblo Nuevo.

The student courses included:

  • An introduction to the WWR WASH-in-Schools program & filtration equipment
  • A lesson in the importance of hand-washing
  • A hand-washing lesson at the WWR washing/drinking station
  • An explanation of good and bad sanitary habits
  • A tour of the filtration system at the applicable school and its components
  • An explanation of the importance and value of clean water in our lives and how we can protect our natural water resources in order to protect our health

The courses for parents and community members included:

  • All items listed above
  • An explanation of the important role that family plays in the support of their children’s education regarding WASH
  • The formation of WASH parent groups in Pueblo Nuevo and Batey 2

WWR will continue to visit the schools weekly, instructing students and their families about the importance of good sanitation and hygiene habits, along with the importance of clean, potable water in order to avoid bacterial and parasitic illnesses brought on by the ingestion of unpurified water.

Thank you Children of the Nation, H20 for Life and the Westridge School for Girls for beginning the cycle of good health at Batey 2 and Pueblo Nuevo schools!


WWR is looking for a part-time fundraiser in Atlanta

Job Description

Date: October 25, 2015
Title: Development Officer
Start Date: January 11, 2016
Compensation: $3000 to $4000/month
Hours: Part-time
Reports to: Executive Director

Job Purpose and Description
The Development Officer will build and oversee the implementation of a fundraising plan to obtain increased funding and support of World Water Relief’s (WWR) mission and initiatives. This new position seeks to cultivate new and existing donors, relationships and strategic partnerships through major gifts, corporate donations, specific campaigns, and the solicitation of goods and in-kind resources. WWR wants to better engage with our current supporter-donors while focusing on the creation of new ones. This position is part-time with a flexible schedule where work is primarily conducted in a virtual office.

World Water Relief is a certified 501(c)3 headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. WWR’s mission is to significantly improve the health and wellbeing of children in Haiti and the Dominican Republic through the provision of safe water, improved sanitation, and hygiene education. We have 20 active projects in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, some of which we started over 6 years ago. Our longevity with staff in both countries has created a unique environment and opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities
• Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to create a fundraising development plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization
• Identify, develop and solicit major gift donors, event sponsors, corporate, organizational, community and individual prospects for WWR’s fundraising priorities
• Construct and maintain a Donor Database that includes the tracking of all donations and donor communications
• Create a donor welcome packet and corresponding thank-you’s and manage donor acknowledgment
• Work with Executive Director and Fundraising Committee to solicit sponsors for WWR events
• Facilitate the development of relationships with current and potential funders through presentations, personal meetings, regular communications and arranging meetings with Executive Director and/or board members
• Create and generate monthly and annual fundraising reports
• Collaborate with Executive Director in the development of campaign materials, reports, case statements, prospect materials and brochures
• Build on our working relationships with Atlanta schools, colleges, groups, churches and organizations that enhance the visibility of WWR
• Assemble a list of professionals and students in fields related to the WWR mission, to safe water and to good hygiene who can serve as spokespeople to groups and organizations with the purpose of enhancing WWR’s credibility in the field
• Participate in special projects and other duties as assigned

Experience and Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• Minimum of 5 years of business or applicable experience
• Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
• Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in written and oral forms
• Demonstrated success in taking on and delivering a goal
• Interest in public service
• Self-starter
• Highly organized with attention to detail
• Superior writing skills
• Ability to articulate with passion the mission and work of WWR
• Excellent listening and motivational skills
• Exceptional project management skills
• Talent for building and maintaining relationships

Please submit a cover letter expressing your interest, a writing sample, 3 professional references and a resume to Christie Crane, Executive Director, at: christie.crane@worldwaterrelief.org by November 17, 2015.

Development Officer Job Description

St. Cloud, MN Rotary Club Installs 2 New Projects in Dominican Republic

St. Cloud, MN Rotary Club Installs 2 New Projects in Dominican Republic


This past April, business and community leaders with the Rotary Club of St. Cloud, Minnesota teamed up with Rotary International and the Rotary Club of Santo Domingo-Colonial in the Dominican Republic to support World Water Relief (WWR) in the assistance of 2 southern Dominican communities. Altogether, the club’s monetary contributions amounted to over $38,000 in grants and donations toward the efforts of WWR’s WASH in-Schools (water, sanitation & hygiene) program at two primary schools in the communities of Batey 7 and Batey Santa Maria.

The word batey describes a community of mostly Haitian migrant workers who originally arrived in the Dominican Republic to work in the sugarcane fields and either brought their families or started new ones.

La Escuela Basica Ramon Bolivar is the primary school in Batey 7 within the province of Independencia.  It was originally built in 1960 of wood and consisted of three small classrooms with just one teacher who taught three grade levels.  Additional classes were held under the shade of trees outside the school building to accommodate the growing community and the increasing number of students. Today, there are 12 teachers and 344 students that fill six classrooms.

Before the Rotary-WWR project, there was only one very old and unused hand-washing station and no potable water on site.  The students were literally drinking water out of a hose that came from the highly contaminated aqueduct system of Batey 7.

La Escuela Primaria de Santa Maria is the single primary school in Batey Santa Maria located in the district of Tamayo, about a 15-minute drive from Batey 7. This school currently has eight teachers, 210 students and four classrooms. Before the new WWR program, this school had only one run-down hand-washing station and no potable water.  The only potable water available to the students came from costly bottled water or the often-unreliable addition of chorine to the water.  Both school directors spent a large portion of their allotted government stipends on drinking water, instead of valuable learning materials such as books.

The Rotary Club of St. Cloud, Minnesota wanted to do more for these schools and their communities than merely sending a check to help. They wanted to directly participate in the installations of both purified water systems and the hygiene education programs.  So, on April 11, 2015, eight of its members arrived in the provincial capital of Barahona to help the WWR staff with the installation of the water filtration systems and the construction of the hand-washing and drinking stations. The members asked to be paired with local Dominican assistants from the communities, and together they spent 4 days digging trenches for pipes, mixing cement, constructing a pump and system house, and helping with the often-temperamental electrical work – all under the hot Caribbean sun.  At La Escuela Basica Ramon Bolivar, they even helped the WWR engineer dig and construct a new cistern, something the school never had.

St. Cloud Rotary Club Members helped the WWR hygiene educators teach 3 days of WASH education to each and every one of the students at both schools. Members also painted, alongside the students, a beautiful mural at La Escuela Basica Ramon Bolivar.

Because the work was finished after the end of the school year, both directors requested that we hold the inaugurations of each system for the first week of school, in late August.  It will be a wonderful opportunity to ring in the 2015-2016 school year with clean water and improved knowledge of the principles of WASH.

Now, thanks to the great generosity of the St. Cloud Rotary Club and its associates at Rotary International and the Colonial chapter in Santo Domingo, DR, La Escuela Basica Ramon Bolivar and La Escuela Primaria de Santa Maria no longer have to purchase potable water, but can spend their school budgets on more enlightening, fun, and educational materials such as books, games, and recreational equipment.

On a weekly basis, WWR will continue to maintain the water purification systems and provide hygiene education, preparing and teaching the students, school staff and communities how to maintain their own programs until 2025, when the 10-year program ends and the school is ready to carry their programs independently into the future.





Water Filtration Systems Delivered to Lubhu, Nepa

Thanks to the funds raised by each of you, we were able to deliver solar power water filtration systems to the small village of Lubhu, Nepal about an hour outside of Kathmandu. There had not been any response from foreign NGOs or governmental aid in this community which was rocked by the consecutive earthquakes. Lubhu has approximately 3000 inhabitants, who are now able to receive clean water at two different stations we built in town. We coordinated with the village council to hold a vote on where to build our clean water and hand washing stations where they voted needed most, and have implemented a management plan so that these stations will be available for years to come in the recovery process. I want to personally thank all of you who supported this mission, and pass on the gratitude shown to me by people drinking clean water for the first time in weeks.

—-Andy Seidl


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We spoke the international language of people building something together

Hope in the Aftermath of Haiti’s Earthquake

By Kevin Fussell

World Water Relief Board President 

 Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician, Southeast Georgia Health System


In January 2010, World Water Relief made the quick decision to participate in the relief effort after the Haiti earthquake.  We are not a relief organization, instead one that focuses on long term, sustainable projects, but the news and images coming from Haiti created a call that could not be ignored.  The “real” relief organizations, such as the Red Cross, Oxfam, UNICEF, these are all large organizations and their response takes time.  We felt in this regard that our small size was our best asset.  We couldn’t help everyone, but those we could serve, we could do so within days, not weeks.

Ben Seidl, our program director at the time, and I were on the ground within three days constructing our plan of how we could help.  There was no manual, no coordination of efforts, just chaos and the desire to do something.   It was my first trip to Haiti, and I will never forget driving the streets of Port au Prince that first day, seeing, smelling and feeling all the death and destruction around you.  The feeling of loss was palpable.  These were people who struggled before the earthquake, and I remember thinking, “where is the hope now?”.

After days of logistical struggles, hours of back and forth travel, and very little sleep, we had safe water flowing in a number of nascent refugee camps.  Our contribution was small overall, as we were probably serving 10,000 of the over 1,000,000 displaced by the earthquake, but we provided safe water to these camps for three weeks before the Red Cross and Oxfam showed up with more permanent, large scale solutions.

What I remember the most, however, was not the water we provided but the people we met in those camps.  Our group spent time in the camps, teaching the children some English, learning some Creole (more so Ben than me!), and I actually found myself helping two guys build what would be their home for the indefinite future.  They spoke no English, and I no Creole, but we spoke the international language of people building something together.  We had a pile of scrap lumber and some rudimentary tools, and as I have no talent myself, I measured, sawed and hammered what I was told, and somehow we constructed a 5×5 hut in the middle of a concrete park that was now wall to wall shanties. The three of us were very proud of our accomplishment.  For me it is still the only thing I have ever really built.

That day is one of the most meaningful in my life, and one I will never forget.  I was with people I love, trying to give something, but getting more in return, which is frequently how these things end up.  And so there I was, dehydrated, sunburnt and with blisters on my hands, but I had found the answer to my earlier question.  The hope for Haiti is in its people and their indomitable spirit.  Most everyone we encountered those weeks in Port au Prince had a hope for Haiti that seemed to have no basis in fact, the past or the present.  Based on history and what I was seeing around me, things looked hopeless, but after spending more time in Haiti over the years, I now see hope everywhere.  I see hope in the eyes of the schoolchildren to whom we provide water in Mirebalais.  I see hope in the smile of our Haitian program director, Solo.  I see hope in Samuel and our other hygiene education students, whom we educate on the importance of sanitation and safe water on weekends.  I see hope in the small changes I see every time I go back to Haiti.  I recognize change will not happen overnight, but I now believe, like the Haitians I work with, that change will come…. and it all started when things were at their lowest in January 2010.


5 Years Later- Remembering Haiti’s Earthquake

A Personal Account of Haiti’s Earthquake-  January 12, 2010

By Albert “Solo” Juin, Project Manager for World Water Relief

We were under that buildingThe building Solo and his wife were trapped under during and after the earthquake

Haiti’s earthquake was January 12, 2010. I will never forget this date, a day of sorrow. It was nice in the morning, beautiful weather. Everyone was moving around, doing business as usual. If you ever talked about a possible earthquake in Haiti, people would laugh at you. As time went by, that beautiful day would become one of sorrow, an unforgettable day, a day where all Haitians would be made one by standing united. A day where I personally saw some miracles and also thought it was the end of the world. Around 4:45 PM, only God knew what would happen. If we Haitians knew the terrible sorrow that would come upon us, we would rather have died and been finished with everything.

Around 4:47 PM all of Haiti “shook.” In a flash, all you heard in the streets and around the neighborhoods were people crying, grieving, weeping and yelling for God to help. Buildings started collapsing, houses started smashing down and people started dying. Dead bodies were all over the place. At that terrible time, my wife and I were in our small business in Delmas 33rd under the storage house. In a fast second everything flipped upside down in there, no time to run and if we could run, where? The first and second floors of the building we were knocked off. The next thing we knew, we were stuck in there, all of the doors got locked and we were surrounded by pieces of concrete and the place became suddenly dark. My wife and I thought we would die, but at least together. We embraced and held very tight until we realized that we did not die. That we were alive. We thanked God almighty for that, only minutes after we realized that we were under a ton of bricks and there was no way out.

We began to wonder what was going on outside, why people were crying and what happened to our daughter who was in school? We started crying and screaming for help, but all we heard from outside were other people crying and calling for God help. We kept on screaming and crying until some people heard us under the bricks. They came and started to unpile the bricks that were on us and took us out of there. We were finally out after a while. When we stepped outside, what we saw was crazy, we could not believe it. They were throwing dead bodies along the side like trash.

We realized that we might have lost our beloved daughter who was at school at that time. We tried to contact the school office, but no answer. All of the telephone networks went down, there were no communications whatsoever. So, we rushed to our daughter’s school and when we got there, she was fine, but her school collapsed down minutes after she left. We rushed home. But, our house had collapsed down as well, with three people under it. Life hit us with double sorrow! We found out that in my house were my cousin and her two kids. We felt so saddened again! Two innocent children and a mother just gone.

The night of January 12 was unforgettable. We all got together as one, to overcome that tragic situation. One bag of water was shared with ten people, but it brought love and harmony among us. The other miracle I saw, was a big house in my neighborhood that collapsed with ten people beneath it. A seven-month old baby, plus a dog were inside. But God was good enough to protect the baby and keep the dog alive. The dog wanted people to know that they were alive and started barking like crazy. When people heard the dog, they went to rescue it and saw that the dog was protecting a baby- and the baby came out without a scratch!! They rescued both… for me and for everybody else that was one of God’s miracles.

Now, as days went by, my wife and I started thinking about what we were going to do. Our home was gone, our business was gone with everything in it. We lost everything. We thought about the future and felt life was miserable, but we were thankful to God for being alive. We lived under a tent for few weeks. It was unsanitary and very contaminated. So, I decided to leave Port-au-Prince and head to Mirebalais, only 45 minutes away from Port-au-Prince. During the earthquake, not even a single house collapsed there. This is where I met with World Water Relief (WWR) staff and became enrolled with WWR in August 2010. Since then, life started to become different. Not only am I getting paid for my position as a hygiene educator, but most of all, God set me in a position through WWR to help Haitian kids. As you all know, after the earthquake, all the dead bodies were thrown out like trash and so all of the water became contaminated.

With WWR, I educate my people- other Haitians -about the importance of proper hygiene and sanitation. I help build sustainable water filtration systems that prevent kids from catching any type of water sickness. WWR is doing wonderful work in Haiti, the whole community observes this. WWR does not come and go, it’s a ten year commitment and all of the WWR staff loves what we are doing… It’s all a matter of saving lives!!!  Solo's family

Solo and his family

Atlantaid Interview

Atlantaid Peer Interview with Ben Seidl, Program Director

Author: Carrie Golden, Atlantaid.org

This blog is the first of a Peer Spotlight series in which we interview a member of Atlanta’s international development community. We hope you enjoy “meeting” your peers and delving more deeply into the issues and realities of their work. Please contact atlantaid@gmail.com if you’d like to be put in touch with the interviewee.


This blog is the first of a Peer Spotlight series in which we interview a member of Atlanta’s international development community. We hope you enjoy “meeting” your peers and delving more deeply into the issues and realities of their work. Please contact atlantaid@gmail.com if you’d like to be put in touch with the interviewee.

Our first interview is with Ben Seidl of World Water Relief (WWR). As the Program Director, he oversees the implementation and fundraising for WASH in Schools (water, sanitation, and hygiene) projects in the Dominican Republic (DR) and Haiti. WWR has twenty-four school projects that have brought potable water fountains and ongoing initiatives such as education and after-school activities to over 29,000 children. As part of a long-term sustainability commitment, the schools continue to receive weekly monitoring and maintenance, as well as coordination of educational initiatives for ten years. Ben spends about one month a year in Atlanta and kindly agreed to be our guinea pig before returning to Haiti.

How did WWR chose to work with schools?

We decided to work with schools after a lot of research. Schools provide a natural climate because they have infrastructure and an established management group that helps get the program up and running. There is a tight-knit connection between our local staff and our school staff. The school staff do a lot of maintenance and serve as our eyes and ears on the ground for our service team.

Working with kids in schools has been a fun platform. Kids are so curious, motivated and excited to learn about something new. Sometimes it’s hard to rally adults who are ingrained in their ways, but kids offer a fresh start. Informing them about clean water can be powerful as they spread the message to their parents and adults in the community. It’s a lot of fun, and it’s been very productive.

What are some of the benefits for the kids?

Hand-washing is one of the most important interventions for health. Just by hand-washing with soap you can reduce the incidence of gastrointestinal disorders by more than 40%. Providing hand-washing facilities, is one of the most effective ways we can keep kids healthy. The kids have more energy, feel better, miss less school, and study more. Doing better in school ultimately will lead to better outcomes professionally, help them in their livelihoods, and we hope, eventually change the water and sanitation practices of their families and communities.

How do you communicate with your team?

That’s one of the hardest things about international development work. Technology helps. We share files on Dropbox, and we have a weekly Skype calls with the Program Team in the DR and Haiti. We have a meeting with the Executive Team and Board of Directors by conference call. We do have internet and phone in the DR and Haiti, but mostly we communicate through email. As far as communicating with schools locally, we usually rely on face-to-face meetings. There’s a lot of waiting involved. Cell phones aren’t the best because people don’t always have minutes available on their phone or electricity to charge them.

Is there some frustration that pops up over and over again?

Well, often times the lack of financial buy-in due to schools’ limited resources can be frustrating. Schools help and are committed to the idea, but they usually can’t contribute financially. It’s not their fault – they are in a situation where teachers and security can’t even be paid, students don’t have books, and maintenance can’t be done. For example, the replacement filters cost $128 a year, but most of the schools in Haiti we work with are not able to cover that cost.

How do you bring monitoring and evaluation (M&E) into your work?

M&E is hard. We don’t have the institutional resources to conduct this type of wide-spread research and tracking so it ends up being a secondary focus. But we’re beginning to track outcomes with a sustainability checklist that asks about internal processes like effectiveness, production of systems, maintenance issues, how many kids are involved in the programs, and the number of filter changes. It’s so hard to prove that exactly this or that intervention caused the positive outcome because there are so many influencing health factors.

Anecdotally, there have definitely been changes. You should see the kids’ energy levels change when they drink water! Just being able to wash their hands and faces helps them cool down and be more positive. Also, a lot of the schools are saving money and time since the no long have to buy potable water. Instead the money can be used for teacher salaries or books.

Can you talk about ways you coordinate with other international organizations?

We are a partner of WASH Advocates in Washington, D.C., but where we work, there aren’t other organizations doing specific water work in schools. We do connect with other water organizations, even if the context of their work is completely different. And we’ve connected with local experts to help us with aspects like M&E.

What’s the realm of possibilities? Is WWR trying to grow its programs?

We’re adding five projects next year in the Dominican Republic, and the government is committing to finance fifty percent of the project costs. The idea is to bring the program to the regional level and eventually the national level. Right now there is no requirement for public schools to have potable water. Our dream would be for the government to take up the issue on their own. I think policy changes have to happen, but our organizational goals focus on showing what should be and what it can be like. We let the work speak for itself. Policy will follow that.

How has being in Atlanta benefited WWR?

It’s a major business city with a lot of corporate sponsorship opportunities. And there’s a lot going on here, with Emory, CDC, and other organizations to support our work. There are people interested in international work who may not have found another local opportunity to connect to or who previously may not have known people who do this kind of work and are excited to have it be part of their city.


It Takes a Village to Track a WASH Project

Author: Ben Seidl, Program Director


As the WASH sector continues to expand and strengthen its role in global health, the sector’s trends and objectives have become more data-oriented and results-focused. Mobile, field-level technology has enabled NGOs to undertake data processing and monitoring of water resources in real-time…a practice that was previously only afforded to large municipal utilities and corporations. While this technological leap has ushered in a new era of transparency and reporting, there are some fundamental building blocks of sustainability that are beyond data.

Human capital is still the true driver behind sustainability and M&E in the WASH sector. Local, dedicated stakeholders are the true source of long-term sustainability and accurate, reliable monitoring and evaluation. Without the involvement of these local community stakeholders, the sustainability of any WASH project will undoubtedly wither over time.

As Program Director for World Water Relief in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, my team and I are tasked with building a responsive and flexible monitoring program to ensure that our projects are creating measurable impact and consistent WASH service delivery. World Water Relief is an NGO with limited manpower and resources. Thus, we are faced with the challenge of producing high-quality WASH projects with a high level of feedback and sustainability on a shoestring budget.

Without the funds for advanced technology and data collection, we are tasked with finding alternative ways to ensure that our WASH projects are meeting these three criteria:

  1. I) Beneficiaries’ needs
  2. II) Industry and international standards

III) Donor expectations

To address each of these criteria in a cost-effective way, we need to craft local, low-technology relationship networks to implement and feed our data and sustainability measures. As an organization of less than ten employees, we depend on the passion, dedication, and involvement of the stakeholders in the communities we work in to be the drivers behind our sustainability and M&E initiatives.

One such program we employ in both Haiti and the Dominican Republic is the Youth Water and Hygiene Club. This type of school-based youth programming has been championed by the WASH sector as an intervention capable of providing youth with leadership training, experiential learning, and an in-depth opportunity to learn and practice water, sanitation, and hygiene solutions firsthand. Our Youth Water and Hygiene Club has been both catalyzing for the participating youth and beneficial to the schools and communities they serve. Students are empowered to be active participants in improving and maintaining the World Water Relief WASH infrastructure in their respective schools and communities. This means helping to clean drinking water stations and hand washing stations, chlorinating potable water holding tanks, initiating trash and recycling collection, teaching WASH principles to student peers, and providing direct monitoring and feedback on WASH service delivery.



The second benefit of a school-integrated program like this is that M&E is conducted on a daily basis at each WASH in Schools site. The Youth Water and Hygiene Clubs provide detailed and dedicated reporting on the status of their schools WASH projects. The World Water Relief program mangers in both the DR and Haiti are in daily communication with the club officers and have frequent regional meetings that feature 82 youth from 16 schools. These meetings provide an excellent opportunity for club leaders to learn from each other and for World Water Relief to continue empowering an inter-connected network of dedicated WASH youth.

The ultimate goal of WASH M&E initiatives is to provide insightful field-level information and analysis that drives accurate and timely project oversight. Ideally, WASH implementers are then able to relay these informative reports to donors and stakeholders in order to prove the efficacy of WASH projects around the world. The rapid progression of technology over the past decades has greatly enhanced the sector’s ability to create and share these important results. However, when we think about sustainability and evaluation, we must remember that data and observation can only take us so far. True sustainability still lies in the hands of the local users and stakeholders.

As the WASH sector moves forward in its pursuit of real-time tracking and evaluation of project efficacy, we mustn’t lose sight of the ability and potential of end-user involvement. Data can inform and guide, but the root of sustainability is still built through long-term relationships, strong personal communication, and direct face-to-face participation.



Mirebalais Public Water Situation and the Importance of WWR

Author:  Albert Juin, Hygiene Education Coordinator for Haiti

The city of Mirebalais in the Central Plateau region of Haiti is the location of 6 World Water Relief projects.  Its current population stands at about 132,000 people.  After the earthquake in 2010 the population of Mirebalais grew substantially, as people from Port-au-Prince migrated to safer cities, such as Mirebalais.  Now the issue of clean water access has become a problem.  The following information is based on a report by Solo, our WWR Hygiene Educator:

In the past the city water office was run by CAMEP and after the earthquake in 2010, DINEPA took over the task of national water and sanitation.  In 1998 a large tank was constructed to supply the city with 450m3 or 119,047 gallons of water.  Before 2010 it was enough water to supply the population, schools, businesses and government offices.  Now it is not and often sites such as some of the public schools are without water for days.  In addition, the tank is reportedly cleaned just twice per year and often the quality of the water is very poor.


Clean Filter Above!
Clean Filter Above!
Dirty filter after three months!
Dirty filter after three months!










This information brings to light the importance of World Water Relief’s filtration systems in schools.   Even though the quality of water in Mirebalais may be suffering, the quality of the water in the WWR project schools is not because of our 3-step filtration system that takes the city water flowing into each school and filters it into clean, tasty drinking water.  All one has to do is look at the difference between a clean filter and a dirty filter to understand the importance of cleaning the city water tank.