|* 268 people in 50
families. 81% of the population do subsistence farming, raising
corn, beans and cocoa.
|*since its founding the community has
been forced to use untreated, bacteria laden water from pits at the
edge of rivers and nearby ravines.
|*to assure the success of the project
families signed pledges to participate in the construction of the
water system and latrines for no monetary compensation
|*the spring was encapsulated in
reinforced concrete.water outflow exceeded comfortably that
required to provide 19 gallons/day/person. WHO standard is 16
|*conduction pipeline running from the
spring to the storage tank is 8000 linear feet (1.5 miles)
|*the storage tank is 108 cubic feet
(12 cubic meters) and constructed of reinforced concrete
|*the length of the distribution
network from the storage tank to individual homes is 24,000 linear
feet (4.5 miles)
|*52 water outlets were
constructed. One for each residence and one each for the
church & school.
|*50 double pit latrines were