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Malingua Pamba, Ecuador- Engineers Without Borders partnership

Location:

Malingua Pamba, Ecuador 2016

Purpose:

The purpose of this project was to serve the indigenous Kichwa (Quechua) people living in the watershed area of Malingua Pamba-Quinta Tunguiche (MP-QT) in the Andes of Ecuador (elevation 9,500’ – 12,000') by completing the objectives approved in the global grant.

 

Scope:

The project was broken up into three main objectives:

  • Potable
  • Irrigation
  • Sanitation
  • Organic Farming/Nutrition Training/Visit to Salinas

Benefits:

The Potable Project serves 130 households or approximately 1300 village people. The Irrigation Project serves approximately 80 Households or 800 people.

The Sanitation Project provides composting toilet for the elementary school which serves 105 students and adults. The other composting toilets serve up to 400 community members.

The other projects, Organic farm training (mainly for the women) are expected to serve 40 households or 400 people, and Nutrition training (second course) will impact 400 people. The Field Trip has inspired micro-businesses within the village and show direction of community economic & leadership development.

 

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