|Project Purpose & Description||
Providing water in remote marginalized communities in the Northern Region of Guatemala City.
The need of provide potable water to the residents of Guatemala City is increasing every day due to the demographic growth and the deterioration of the groundwater systems. The Municipality of Guatemala started the installation of rainwater collection system as a complementary mechanism to provide water in different areas of the City, specifically in public schools. Due to the success of the project, the demand to extend the project to other communities is increasing.
Estimated Cost of the project: US$150,000.00
|Activity Description & Outcome||
Design and installation of rainwater harvesting systems.
Workshops to train beneficiaries about the maintenance service of the system.
Activities to promote awareness of the importance of responsible use of water resource.
People living in communities of the North Region of the City learn about responsible use of water resource.
Skin and gastrointestinal illnesses will be reduce due to the improving of hygienic habits.
|Organizations||Municipality of Guatemala|
|Project Contact Point||Name||Arq. María José Avendaño|