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Flashcards in Burkino Faso Deck (13):
1

What did Water Aid install?

water pumps

2

What is Burkino Faso's HDI?

174th out of 177

3

What is Burkino Faso's population?

1.08 million

4

What is the life expectancy?

63

5

What does Water Aid help people do?

gain a better quality of life through sanitation, clean water, and hygiene

6

How many people does Water Aid help every year?

1 million

7

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

8

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

9

How is 'locally sourced materials' sustainable?

-no need for expensive parts
-promotes local economy

10

How is 'community given knowledge' sustainable?

-ownership of locals encourages it to be successful

11

How is 'women play a prominent role' sustainable?

-they take responsibility
-can turn into income generating work(selling veg)

12

What does the pumps provide?

safe water which prevents illnesses

13

What type of aid is the rope pumps?

-small scale
-bottom up