Provide Clean Water
Your donation of $400 makes ensures that one more tubewell will be dug by teams of local entrepreneurs (often a team leader and three to five young men) providing access to deep clean water, free of pollution while simultaneously creating local employment. What takes a major development organization many months and approximately $10,000 to do, your donation will accomplish with just $400 because your donation...
Pump Clean Water
One motorized pump
With a donation of $100, a motorized rope pump (MRP) capable of lifting over 10,000 gallons of clean drinking water per day from depths of over 115 feet for less that will serve a family, school, hospital, orphanage and in some cases will be the only source of clean water for entire villages. The motorized rope pump is locally manufactured ensuring it can be serviced...
Help Family Farms
One treadle pump
At a cost of $50, a treadle pump allows a farmer to move 6,000 liters of water per hour from depths of up to 33 feet and to distances of over 300 feet (one football field). Using them a farming family can double its annual income generated from vegetable production ($300 to $1,700 per farming family, depending on the country context). A simple, affordable gift...
20 fruit tree seedlings
Twenty fruit trees providing pears, apples, peaches and/or avocados would dramatically increase a local farming family’s income while also diversifying their diets adding much needed vitamins and minerals and improving a family’s health. The trees would help increase these farmers’ income by close to $2,000 over their productive life. By helping a family in a country like Tanzania raise their income, you help them send...
10 fruit tree seedlings
Your gift will provide ten fruit trees providing pears, apples, peaches and/or avocados would dramatically increase a local farming family’s income while also diversifying their diets adding much needed vitamins and minerals and improving the family’s health. Trees also provide animals a place to nest, feed and hide, while stopping desertification (the transformation of healthy forests and land into barren desserts). Your gift of ten...
Provide Clean Water
One household filter
Your gift will provide one water filter that has a tested and proven capacity to reduce the incidence of water borne illness and substantially reduce childhood diarrhea by up to 70%. These water filters have been tested in laboratories all over the world with results consistently showing a more than 99% reduction of all water borne contaminants and fecal coliforms when using highly contaminated sources....
Clear the Air
One stove for a family
A fuel efficient cook stove that is proven to reduce firewood and charcoal use by 40%, increase fuel-related savings, and also reduce indoor air pollution dramatically improving the respiratory health of the women using them and their families. These stoves have a documented record of performance, saving a family a minimum of $35 annually in fuel costs, reducing charcoal consumption by 0.64 kg of charcoal...