Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

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Sierra Leone Water and Development Ministry

Sierra Leone Water and Development Ministry

Advance #181000

#181000 - Providing clean water, medical care, education, and spiritual inspiration for the community

Annual Goal:$65,000.00
YTD Gifts:$790.00
Partner:The UMC, Sierra Leone Annual Conference

Describe the need affecting the community.

According to the Millennium Development Goal #7: to ensure environmental sustainability by improving drinking water and sanitation globally, our ministry seeks to address these vital health concerns by providing potable water and sanitation. Vital statistics yield disparities that continue in this country. Access to safe water as well as hygiene needs continues to be problematic. While percentages of access have increased, the overall goal has not yet been achieved, demonstrating the need to continue our work.

How will this Advance project help to address the need?

The team will continue to provide water wells and sanitation throughout Sierra Leone.

Describe the primary goal of the project.

The primary goal seeks to improve quality of life for the people of Sierra Leone by provision of potable water, sanitation, health care and education.

Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project.

Success may be measured by the number of wells, latrines and schools built in a year. Long term effects of the health clinics are projected to show improved quality of life as evidenced by lower infant mortality rates, lower child under 5 deaths and longer life expectancy.

Budget and Financial Information

Income

Annual Advance Financial Goal
$65,000.00
Local Financial Support
$0.00
Outside donors (school)
$23,000.00
Outside donors (sanitation - 10 latrines)
$30,000.00
$118,000.00

Expense

Water wells (10 wells)
$65,000.00
School (Moyambawoo)
$23,000.00
Sanitation (10 latrines)
$30,000.00
$118,000.00

Project Contact

Lee Weaver
+232-76-757504

Global Ministries Contact

Lorrie King