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To use this template type ''<nowiki>{{Appropediaprojects}}</nowiki>''.  For example:
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If you were to visit the Primary School in a village in Uganda on a Friday afternoon, you might expect to see children finishing their weekly lessons, eager to get home and start the weekend ahead. Instead, you would find some children knee deep in cow manure, with shirts or dresses off, using their hands to mix manure and water. Others would be on their hands and knees, spreading this paste across their classroom floors with their bare hands. This process, known as “smearing” is done to prevent infestations of jiggers and other pests in the dirt floors (barefoot children sitting in class are easily susceptible to infection from these insects).
 
  
When the process is finished, children are covered in manure from head to toe and have no soap and little water to clean themselves with before heading home for dinner. The community, including the Parent Teacher Association and School Management Committee, are working together to alleviate this problem by cementing the floors and plastering the walls of seven classrooms and repairing the wooden shutters used in place of glass windows. This would not only give Fridays back to the children of this school, but also create an environment more conducive to positive learning.
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*This template is used on pages where there is technological documentation that was developed while in the Peace Corps but is expanded on in Appropedia.  
  
The community has worked tirelessly to contribute what they can to the project, donating cement, transportation and money for the purchase of equipment that will be donated to the school upon completion of the project. With the implementation of this project, the community will gain valuable skills and the education of all area primary school students will improve vastly.
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Note: This summary was provided by a Peace Corps Volunteer and the community administering this project.
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Latest revision as of 13:28, 23 August 2016

Usage

To use this template type {{Appropediaprojects}}. For example:

{{Appropediaprojects}}

Yields:


See Appropriate technology information on Appropediaprojects at:Appropediaprojects at Appropedia.


Notes

  • This template is used on pages where there is technological documentation that was developed while in the Peace Corps but is expanded on in Appropedia.


See Appropriate technology information on Appropediaprojects at:Appropediaprojects at Appropedia.