"WATER FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT"
"WATER FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT" is a social project that will be supporting small farmers and fishermen, women and rural.
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Grupo Repente - ONG
Start-Up (a pilot that has just started operating)
Annual budget in 2017 (USD)
Number of beneficiaries impacted so far
Nonprofit, NGO, or citizen sector
Headquarters location: Country
Headquarters location: City
Location(s) of impact
A- Frei Paulo/Sergipe
Problem: What problem is this initiative trying to address?
The project "Water for All" is already being developed in the farming communities of the City of Frei Paulo / Sergipe / Brazil, in regions where the climatic effects are most evident and requires urgent measures for us to change this reality. For this, we are giving our contribution to sustainable development, improving the quality of life of farming families and reducing the effects of climate change in Brazil.
Solution Summary: What is the proposed solution? What do you see as its most promising aspects for creating shared value?
- The project will benefit Women and farm families; - Poor communities of family farming - 300 women and 80 families from low-income farmers.
- Digging wells;
- Construction of tanks for water supply;
- Construction of tanks for fish;
-Construction Pens for animals;
-Acquisition Dairy and productive animals;
- Acquisition of pumps for drinking water extraction.
- Implementation and installation of 20 wells (irrigation pumps);
- Carry out the construction of 30 tanks (drinking water reservoir) in places where there is still no water;
- Milk breeding like cows, sheep and also various birds.
Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Specify both the social and the environmental impact of your work
In a year, we plan to change the lives of poor women and agricultural families, improve family farming, and benefit more than 5,000 women and children and about 500 families of low-income farmers in small communities in the city of Frei Paulo in the state of Sergipe / Brazil, with the implementation of wells and construction of water reservoirs in all villages and small farms of farmers in our region.
Financial sustainability plan: How is this initiative financially supported? How will you ensure its financial sustainability long-term?
Unique value proposition: What makes your initiative innovative? How does your project differ from other organizations working in the same field?
"WATER FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT" is a social project that will be supporting small farmers and fishermen, women and rural households, aiming at strengthening the agriculture, fisheries and livestock, giving them a healthy, growing and distributing food produced poor families and saving our natural resources improving food security, reducing environmental impacts and providing welfare for low-income communities, improving and multiplying agricultural production in the city of Frei Paulo / Sergipe /
Founding story: Share a story about the "Aha!" moment that sparked the beginning of this initiative.
Seca in Sergipe is the largest of the last 30 years
The dry season already reaches more than 24 cities in the interior
Cattle suffer from drought
The drought that reaches Sergipe is already considered the most intense of the last 30 years and is provoking reflexes in the agricultural production and livestock of the state. Cattle, plantations, and man suffer from lack of rain and the scarcity of water in the beds of some rivers. The drought has already hit the interior of Sergipe for over 08 months and punishes the population, which depends on land to survive.
We went through the municipalities of Nossa Senhora da Glória, Monte Alegre, Cumbe and Graco Cardoso. In these places is visible the calamitous situation in which they are living. The cattle are thin, most of the pasture is dry, and livestock are unable to feed. In an attempt to soften the suffering of the animals, the owners o
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