Water for our school – APAER – Escuela Nº 374
Paraje de Picada Zulma, Dto Guaraní, Province of Misiones.
To collaborate in the optimal potable water supply for the rural community of Picada Zulma and the educative community of the School Nro.374 in particular, through a perforation in the land pertaining to the school.
It is indispensable to count on a perforated well and one electric pump submersible, to cover the basic needs on water resources (consumption, hygiene, preparation of meals for the dining room, etc.) of the school community and the families who live near the institution.
These families lack their own water wells. In this area the lack of potable water creates a situation of risk for the population. The School has been built up by the inhabitants of the community using wood, plates and zinc and counts on a precarious water well, which is frequently dry.
The community is integrated by 25 families, who carry out sporadic works for the tobacco recollection and live in a precarious situation.
To perforate a well of 100 meters for the water extraction, to install one electric pump with commando board and pipes of impulsion and to enable educational personnel and parents in its use and maintenance.
– To collaborate throughout in the problematic for a definitive resolution of the region due to the lack of access to potable water sources during the whole year, paying attention to the environment.
– To protect the health and to improve the quality of life of the local population, diminishing the probability of contracting diseases in the most vulnerable portions of the population (young and old)
– To supply water for the human consumption to the School of Picada Zulma with the perforation of the ground and the installation of one submersible electric pump for the potable water extraction.
– To enable to the educational personnel and members of the Commission of Parents of the School in the use and maintenance of the electric pump in order to guarantee the quality of water for the human consumption.
Asociación Civil Padrinos de Alumnos y Escuelas Rurales(APAER)
The direct and indirect beneficiaries are approx 100 students, educational personnel, parents and neighbors of the school. The community is of small farmers in poverty situation.
Preparation of the water well, buys and one installation electro pump and qualification for its use and maintenance.
Total: 20.955 pesos = €4.482.