Year round water supply

June 14, 2017

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Nigeria

Year round water supply

About the Implementing organization

Name: Itam Monkey Conservation Project

Country: Nigeria

Year of establishment: 2010

Type of organization: Community-based association or organization / Legally recognized non-profit status

Description

BPC established boreholes to supply year round water to two communities who hitherto suffered untold hardship especially of women and children who hard to trek for kilometres with containers down sloppy and slippery hills to fetch water even at night times before they could cook or drink. Today, the people only go to the stream at leisure as they get year round water supply from boreholes.

Nature Element

Forests / Wetlands / Rivers / Wildlife

Type of Action

Protection / Restoration / Sustainable use / Advocacy for land & water rights

Sustainable Development Element

Jobs and livelihoods / Food security / Water security / Health / Climate action

Related Sustainable Development Goal(s)

  

Environmental Impacts

Over 5000 people have benefited from borehole water supply in 6 communities

Sustainable Development Impacts

Community people are very supportive of our project and it can be up scaled as funds permit

Scalability

It has so far been adopted in three states of Cross River, Rivers and Bayelsa

Replicability

Programmes have already be replicated by TRCC in Uruan Monkey Conservation Project

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