Rainwater Harvesting Systems

Our first entry into any community begins with the village primary school. Children are the most harshly affected by the absence of clean water. Because primary school is considered free education, it is the establishment that villagers are most invested in. It also tends to have the largest roof (catchment area) in the community....

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Women’s Water Initiative

The Women’s Water Initiative was born as a way to guarantee that children get clean water both at school and at home. The initiative empowers women to build 3500 liter Rain Catchment Systems on their homes. ...

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Reforestation

The earth is an interdependent system. All living things play a part within it. No one segment of the system has dominion over another. Once one part of the system begins to fail, we all are affected by it. Once part of the system thrives, we all benefit....

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Sustainable Agriculture Education

Clean water and food security must go hand in hand in order to guarantee children have the ability to reach for their potential. In support of that philosophy, Save the Rain teaches a mandatory passive irrigation and sustainable agriculture class to the 5th and 6th graders at the primary school receiving the community rainwater harvesting projects....

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Sanitation

The WHO says that when we rinse our hands with water for 15 seconds, we can remove 70% of the bacteria. Water and Sanitation Hygiene or WASH is an essential part of supporting abundant and healthy communities....

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Monitoring and Evaluation

Gathering baseline date, tracking recipients progress, measuring challenges and successes and testing water quality are all part of what makes our projects successful. We monitor the health of the students and measure the success with our partnership with the University of Washington's Epidemiology Department....

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