Location: Burkina Faso, Yako

Project leader: Ilias Sawadogo

The Project: Ilias Sawadogo frequented Yako’s high school during his childhood. After being informed that the school’s only water pump did no longer function and was irreparable, Ilias put in place a project to help out his high school. A new water pump was constructed. Furthermore, a “Students Club for Water” was established: this group is of students is in charge of organizing awareness raising on WASH issues, and follow-up on the status of the infrastructure. They have received the necessary means for assuming this responsibility.

Status: completed and evaluated (positive), being follow-up periodically

Beneficiaries: 1200 pupils of Yako High School