Kumasi Ventilated-Improved Pit Latrines for Community Schools

From Peace Corps Wiki
Revision as of 06:57, 21 May 2014 by Admin (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Project was named::Kumasi Ventilated-Improved Pit Latrines for Community Schools{{#if:Ghana|
|}}

{{#if:|{{{flickr}}}|}}{{#if:|[[Image:{{{image}}}|250px]]
|}} {{#if:PCPP|Project Type(s):|}} {{#if:|Project Sector(s):|}} {{#if:|[[Project sector was::{{{projectsector}}}]]|}} {{#if:|[[Image:{{{projectsector}}}.gif|20px]]
|}} {{#if:| [[Project sector was::{{{projectsector2}}}]]|}} {{#if:|[[Image:{{{projectsector2}}}.gif|20px]]|}}

Community Name:|}} ,|x|Name of community was::x}}{{#arraymap:|,|x|, Name of community was::x}}{{#arraymap:|,|x|, Name of community was::x}}{{#arraymap:|,|x|, Name of community was::x}}
Region:|}} ,|x|Name of region was::x}} {{#arraymap:|,|x|, Name of region was::x}}
Country:|}} Project in::Ghana|}}{{#if:|, Project in::|}}
Volunteer(s) Name:|}} ,|x|Firstname::x}} {{#arraymap:Garmon|,|x|Lastname::x}}{{#if:| , |}}{{#arraymap:|,|x|Firstname::x}} {{#arraymap:|,|x|Lastname::x}}
Volunteer(s) Homestate:|}} Is from state::Texas|}}{{#if:| , [[Is from state::{{{state2}}}]]|}}
Volunteer(s) Home city:|}} [[Is from town or city::{{{uscity}}}]]|}}{{#if:| and [[Is from state::{{{city2}}}]]|}}
Counterpart's Name:|}} ,|x|Firstname::x}} {{#arraymap:|,|x|Lastname::x}}
Affiliate organization:|}} ,|x|Affiliate organization was::x}}
Funds community contributed:|}} ,|x|Funds community contributed::x}}
Percentage community contributed:|}} ,|x|Percentage community contributed::x}}
Funds needed were:|}} ,|x|Funds needed were::x}}
Funds requested were:}} ,|x|Funds requested were::x}}
PPCP #:|}} ,|x|Partnership project number was::x}}
Year of project approval:|}} Year of approval was::2009|}}
Project located:|}} yes|}}
{{#ifeq: 2009PCPP|2008PCPP|
Partnership project number was::x}} http://www.peacecorpswiki.org/images/Donatebutton.JPG
|}}{{#ifeq: 2009PCPP|2009PCPP|
Partnership project number was::x}} http://www.peacecorpswiki.org/images/Donatebutton.JPG
|}}
{{#if:2009|Projects started in Ghana 2009 (5).|}}
{{#if:2009|{{#ask:Project in::GhanaYear of approval was::2009|format=list|limit=15}}|}}
{{#if:Ghana||}}Other [[:Category:Project in::Ghana_projects|Projects]] in Ghana (11).
{{#ask:Project in::Ghana|format=list|limit=15}}
{{#if:Texas|30px|}}{{#if:Texas|Other [[:Category:Project in::Ghana_projects|Projects]] by Volunteers from Texas (5).|}}
{{#if:Texas|{{#ask:Is from state::Texas|format=list|limit=15}}|}}
{{#if:PCPP|Other PCPP Projects by Volunteers (101).|}}
{{#if:PCPP|{{#ask:Project type was::PCPP|format=list|limit=10}}|}}
{{#if:|[[Image:{{{projectsector}}}.gif|30px]]|}}{{#if:|Other [[:Category:{{{projectsector}}}|{{{projectsector}}}]] Projects by Volunteers [[:Category:{{{projectsector}}}|(0)]].|}}
{{#if:|{{#ask:[[Project sector was::{{{projectsector}}}]]|format=list|limit=10}}|}}
{{#if:|[[Image:{{{projectsector2}}}.gif|30px]]|}}{{#if:|Other [[:Category:{{{projectsector2}}}|{{{projectsector2}}}]] Projects by Volunteers [[:Category:{{{projectsector2}}}|(0)]].|}}
{{#if:|{{#ask:[[Project sector was::{{{projectsector2}}}]]|format=list|limit=10}}|}}
Don't see your Project, Add yours! {{#forminput:Project}}
{{#if:Mapped Projects around Ghana (10).|}}

{{#if:|This project location is: {{#if:{{#geocode:{{{site}}},Ghana}}|[[Location Coordinates::{{#geocode:{{{site}}},Ghana}}]]}} }}

{{#if:{{#compound_query:Location Coordinates::+;?Location Coordinates;icon=Project.png‎|format=openlayers|width=350|height=400}}|}}

{{#if:|Template:Appropediaprojects|}}

Info about the Project was named::Kumasi Ventilated-Improved Pit Latrines for Community Schools {{#if:Ghana||}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{country2}}}_projects]]|}} {{#if:2009||}} {{#if:2009||}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{site}}}]]|}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{site2}}}]]|}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{site3}}}]]|}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{site4}}}]]|}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{affiliateorganization}}}]]|}} {{#if:PCPP||}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{projectsector}}}]]|}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{projectsector2}}}]]|}} {{#if:Texas||}} {{#if:Texas||}} {{#if:|[[category:{{{uscity}}}]]|}} {{#if:||}} {{#if:||}} {{#if:Garmon||}}

A community in the Upper West Region of Ghana suffers from some of the poorest conditions in the country. The community’s Primary and Junior High Schools serve 732 students and lack proper latrine toilets. Currently, students have no sanitary way of relieving themselves during school hours. This project aims to provide each school with a Kumasi Ventilated-Improved Pit (KVIP) latrine with hand-washing stations that collect rainwater.

This project is supported by the Ghana Education Service and led by the local Parent and Teacher Association. The community has established work groups and mobilized to dig two pits (one for each school), excavating more than 2,300 cubic feet of dirt. Additionally, the community has acquired a tractor to collect local materials like sand and stone for the construction, and women have volunteered to provide food for the laborers each day that they work. The community's contribution makes up 28% of the project budget.

This community is committed to the development of its children, and wants every child to receive a well-rounded education in a safe and sanitary environment. At the completion of this project, each school will have a three-seater KVIP latrine with private rooms for boys, girls, and teachers.

Partnership funds will be used to purchase the cement, lumber, roofing materials and contract labor necessary for the construction of the two KVIP latrines.

File:KVIPlatrine.jpg


Note: This summary was provided by a Peace Corps Volunteer and the community administering this project.