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Call for help - Expansion of water supply in Ilakala, DRC

This week we received a call for help from missionary friends in Ilakala, South Kivu region, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 3271 inhabitants share 2 taps to get water. The missionary couple writes:

"This water catchment was done years back by an NGO "Mercy Corps" to help the local community and the only thing they could do was to set up two public taps. That was the only thing they could do. They left the water to the local community to take care and do whatever else it could require for the repair and distribution. After that they have no other obligation to the water.
The village has 4 kilometers with a population of 3,271. The two taps where to fetch water are not enough to serve that population. The water is taken care of by the local community under the leadership of the local leader (chief). They don't have any funding or assistance from anyone.  

So the great need is the distribution of the water into the village through pipes along the main road and build a few more taps so that many people can access water."

The missionary couple asked us if we could expand the water supply for the population so that it meets all the requirements for a village with 3271 inhabitants.
A site visit by a hydraulic engineer is essential to assess what needs to be done to make the water supply fit for everyday use. The travel costs for the site visit are 2,400 euros.

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