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Image Progress of Blue School - Trapiche Bajo

Lack of water, obsolete sanitary infrastructure, unacceptable hygiene conditions and strong local demand. The IRHA, in partnership with Sumaj Punchay, designed a Blue School to provide a concrete and effective response to the local communities.


We build 2 ferrocement tanks of 20 m3 and rehabilitation sanitary facilities to provide drinking water and hygiene acceptable to children and fight against water-related contamination (diarrhea).




Image Blue School Trapiche Bajo (Bolivia) - Launch

Launched in March 2018, the project of the Blue School Trapiche Bajo (Potosi - Bolovie) is progressing well. The first visits and evaluations were conducted by our local partner Sumaj Punchay and the work will have to start very soon.

As can be seen in the photo, many municipalities have installed playgrounds (blue-roofed buildings) with large roof areas. Faced with a lack of water, IRHA re-uses intelligently and efficiently the catchment areasto collect thousands of liters of rainwater that...
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A rain T-shirts

by IRHA | 2 May 2018
Image A rain T-shirts1- You support our association and our actions and we thank you!

2- You become an actor of change

3- You wear a tee shirt "super fashion" that makes sense!

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* The production will be launched after receipt of payment and as soon as we reach an order of at least 30 pieces.

Image En route pour Resilient Cities 2018!L'IRHA participera cette année à Resilient Cities 2018 - Le Forum mondial annuel sur la résilience et l'adaptation urbaines.Plus de 500 participants et plus de 30 partenaires chaque année ont contribué à faire de Resilient Cities un événement marquant réunissant des dirigeants locaux et des experts en adaptation climatique pour discuter des défis d'adaptation auxquels les environnements urbains sont confrontés dans le monde entier.Resilient Cities soutient également la...
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Workshop #2

28 March 2018
Image Workshop #2

To accompany children to become enlightened citizens, to make them aware of their environment so that they become agents of change by being able to implement concrete and sustainable solutions in their city or neighborhood.


Our projects

The Blue Schools

This program aims to educate schoolchildren to the management of water, sanitation and good hygiene practices, but also the recovery of waste to make blue schools, incubators of social change "

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Raincommunity

Construction of rainwater harvesting systems in Bhaktapur, to provide safe access todrinking water in 2 schools and 6 camps for displaced families after the 2015 earthquake.

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The Rain, the soil and the people

Climate change requires us to rethink our management methods and practices. This project aims to build community resilience by combining better management of water resources, trees and soil.

> Discover the initiative "a child, a tree"

 

" Unserved "

The "Unserved" project aims to provide access to clean water and restore dignity for those who have nothing, the forgotten from water services, who live on the outskirts of our cities and have to fight every day to access even water for drinking.

 

Workshops Water and the City

The objective of this workshop is to bring school children to become aware of their environment, and to be able to implement concrete and sustainable solutions in their city.

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In the rain ink

The aim of this "In the rain ink" project is to transform the representations of rainwater seen as a nuisance, poetically using the urban environment in which we live.

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IRHA

International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance (IRHA)

International Environment House 2
Chemin de Balexert, 9
1219 Châtelaine, Geneva CH

T: +41 22 797 41 57
E: secretariat@irha-h2o.org
 

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