CLEAN WATER PROJECT
The primary objective of this project is to enhance village sufficiency by providing safe and clean drinking water to the rural village of Anosimparihy and Ambalona, both villages in the Vatovavy Fitovinany region (South East Coast of Madagascar).
Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) supports community-driven development programs worldwide through empowering partnerships that design and implement sustainable solutions to a community's basic human need.
Dec 8, 2016 - Leah Dougherty and Andrew Hulse, (EWB - Denver Chapter) arrived in Madagascar as well to assist and oversee the drilling of the first two wells that Jon and McKenzie has started a few weeks earlier.
Nov 12, 2016 - Jon Bergeron and McKenzie Danforth, (EWB - Denver Chapter arrived in Madagascar to assist and oversee the drilling of the first two wells out of the planned twelve wells in Anosimparihy, (Baka Namorona) in the Vatovinany Fitovinany region. They also assisted in the repairs of the wells burnt in the fire that ravaged the village of Ambalona.
July 22, 2016 , Mark Varhus, an EWB member travelled with a HFM member and two members of the Manakara Rotary Club to Anosimparihy. The objective of their visit was to discuss the plan of installing the wells in the village and to go over the MOU between all parties involved.
Engineers Without Borders - Denver Chapter donated five (5) water fountains as shown in the image below to the rural village of Ambalona, Vatovavy Fitovinany Region in South East Madagascar.