“One year later, I am proud to report that WaterAid has successfully established two well mechanic shops in Kako and Ghosi blocks in the Jehanabad district of Bihar. As of February 29th, 12 new mechanics have repaired 85 hand pumps, restoring access to clean water for 12,386 people in need!” Becky Straw, co-founder of The Adventure Project, an organization dedicated to helping people have access to clean water.
One of the most important criteria TPRF grant reviewers examine is impact. For the amount of funds requested, we look at how many people will be helped, in what ways, and for how long?
While refugees come to Ethiopia with their own heartbreaking stories of malnutrition and violence from Al-Shabaab controlled Somalia, the surrounding host communities of southern Ethiopia are in the midst of a crippling drought. The region has barely received any rains in two years.