WaterAid in Mali

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  • Created on: 14-04-17 16:24
What percentage of Mali's population have access to safe water?
50% of 12 million
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Why does a child die every 17 seconds?
From diseases associated with lack of safe drinking water and inadequate sanitation
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What has caused desertification to spread?
rainfall levels are low and falling further
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What percentage of Mali is desert or semi-desert?
65%
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What have wateraid financed?
The construction of clean water and sanitation services in slums around bamoko
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What are people educated in?
The health consequences of drinking unclean water and having poor sanitation
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By what percentage has the number of deaths reduced?
65% due to safe water, sanitation, hygiene education
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How does communities planning and building infrastructure help?
It allows them to cope better in times of water shortage
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How has Wateraid triggered a positive multiplier effect?
safe water means less diseases so they can work and go to school more creating more money that government can get taxes from which they can put back into the country to improve development
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How does Wateraid use appropriate technology?
Locals are trained to install, manage and maintain system
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How is Wateraid an example of sustainable development?
it triggers positive multiplier effect and locals are encouraged to raise money to keep system operational
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