two of the Millennium Development Goals -
- Reduce by two thirds
the mortality rate among children under five
- Reduce by half the proportion of people
without sustainable access to safe drinking water
United Caribbean Trust (UCT)
as part of our Imagine me... school child awareness program
seeks to partner with Clean
Water for Haiti(CWH)
We also desire to bless the children at the
Caanna Orphanage, seen here, with shoe box gifts
packed by the children of Barbados in the Christmas 'Make
Jesus Smile' project.
Seen below the children of Barbados packing
the boxes for the children of Haiti.
Permission requested to use
information from www.cleanwaterforhaiti.org
Water for Haiti(CWH) is a volunteer run, faith
based missions and humanitarian aide organization started in
2001. As a registered non-profit organization in Canada and
the US, CWH works to provide sustainable solutions to the water
crisis in Haiti.
filter projects CWH is able to provide a simple, effective
and affordable solution to the lack of clean water sources
for Haitian families. The household slow sand Biosand filter
is a simple design that uses basic readily available materials,
allows for easy production, and they are easy to transport.
There are no
moving parts, they do not require electricity and can be used
by even the youngest members of the family. With minimal maintenance
a Biosand filter can work effectively for over 20 years and
can be manufactured, delivered and installed for about $30
|CWH staff and trained Community
Stewards (volunteers within a community) provide essential education
and support to filter recipients and their communities. By educating
people in proper filter use, sanitation and hygiene we are able
to give them resources, not only for clean water, but also so
they can take proactive steps to prevent the spread of disease
which gives them control over their own health.
me… being able to help in such a simple but powerful way!