Flashcards in Burkino Faso Deck (13):
What did Water Aid install?
What is Burkino Faso's HDI?
174th out of 177
What is Burkino Faso's population?
What is the life expectancy?
What does Water Aid help people do?
gain a better quality of life through sanitation, clean water, and hygiene
How many people does Water Aid help every year?
What does lack of clean water lead to?(3)
-women and children walk km's to collect=no education+no income
-unsafe(high death rate from water-borne diseases)
-exhausting time and energy
How was the rope pumps made to be sustainable development?
-simple and cheap to maintain
-locally sourced materials
-community given knowledge
-women play a prominent role
-lined with concrete to avoid contaminacrion
How is 'locally sourced materials' sustainable?
-no need for expensive parts
-promotes local economy
How is 'community given knowledge' sustainable?
-ownership of locals encourages it to be successful
How is 'women play a prominent role' sustainable?
-they take responsibility
-can turn into income generating work(selling veg)
What does the pumps provide?
safe water which prevents illnesses