The province of Inhambane, and in particular the Districts of Morrumbene and Homoine located in the South-East region of Mozambique, are very isolated rural areas with a population of 282,236 people who can hardly have the essential services for a dignified life. but only 2 health centers that are up to 90 km away from some village communities.
In such a dramatic situation, access to drinking water is also extremely compromised: coverage of the water network is very poor and water sources are 1 for every 956 inhabitants.
Carevolution (2019 - 2021)
- Funder: AICS
- Project duration: 3 years
- Lead partner: MMI, Partner: MLFM, University of Brescia - Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Museke Foundation, Municipality of Brescia, Direcção Provincial de Saúde de Inhambane (DPS), Associação KUVUNEKA, Direcção Provincial de Obras Públicas, Habitação and Recursos Hídricos de Inhambane (DPOPI)
- Beneficiaries: 177,000
- Results: wells powered by photovoltaic systems built, access to drinking water so that the local population is no longer forced to walk many kilometers, water management committees activated and formed. Guaranteed training and awareness of the community through educational courses focused on the correct management of water sources, on domestic hygiene and on the prevention of water contamination diseases