This video from our partner the SkyJuice Foundation explains how the SkyHydrant works.

 

 

If you, your Club, or Orgnisation want to support our work in humanitarian aid  you can  Sponsor a Skyhydrant

 

 

 

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We have just received an update on a Skyhydrant installed at the Green Gecko Project in Cambodia.

The SkyHydrant was supported by generous Rotary donations.

The unit has now been installed for several months and is working well with the maintenance program  being adhered to.

It supplies hundreds of litres of fresh drinking water to the children and their families every day and for washing the vegetables.

The children love the drinking taps and it encourages them to drink more water.

 

The Green Gecko Project supports former street children and their families in Siem Reap, Cambodia

The support includes

  • Education
  • Health
  • Training
  • Community development
  • Social support programs.

 

 

 

If you, your  Club, or Orgnisation want to support our work in humanitarian aid  you can  Sponsor a Skyhydrant

 

Hear about our Disaster Aid Response Team (DARTS) experiences.

 

 

If you want to support our work in humanitarian aid  you can make a Donation Now

 

 

 

We recently recieved a message of thanks from Yeshey Dorji of the Rotary Club of Thimphu

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WATER – GIVER OF LIFE

Our planet earth is sometimes called the Blue Planet – a name derived from the color and abundance of water.

All life forms on earth are sustained by water; it is a life giver, it purifies and is a great source of strength, but it can also cause great destruction.

The most important use of water is for drinking purpose.

Water is central to healthy growth of children and adults alike.

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While Bhutan has the highest per capita availability of water in the region, access to clean and safe drinking water is a huge challenge.

The problem of plenty has been caused mainly because of our geography.

While settlements and farmlands are on hilltops, most waters are in the ravines at the bottom of the valleys.

Thus people end up consuming unsafe water, but mostly muddy.

 

Disaster Aid Australia’s (DAA) recent partnership with the Rotary Club of Thimphu to augment its efforts to deliver safe and filtered water to schoolchildren in rural Bhutan is a welcome intervention.

Five Skyhydrants have already been installed in 5 schools spread across the country.

It is our hope that DAA will continue to contribute towards the RC Thimphu’s ongoing endeavors to safeguard the health of school children in rural Bhutan.

The Rotary Club of Thimphu wishes to thank Rotarian K. K. Looi of Malaysia for his original introduction and Disaster Aid Australia.

Thanks is also being offered to Mr. Andrew Gunn and Mr. Phillip Gribble, the DAA Members who travelled difficult terrain to install these systems. 

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If you want to support our work in protecting communities by providing clean water you can make a Donation Now

 

 

 

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Phone:  1300 881 913

Phone:  +61 3 9796 4498

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