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20/04/2023

Water for Schools

Supplying water for the community

We are installing a potable water system at the Centro Educativo Rural Alto Carito school in the municipality of Necoclí, which will supply water to the community’s inhabitants.

Furthermore, the school will have a rainwater capture system, the required hydraulic and sanitation networks, and a hydration point for the community. We also seek to generate awareness and culture around water as a source of well-being and health.

The 2 key phases of the proyect

Technical Phase: Installation of the rainwater capture system and one (1) potabilization system, in addition to the hydraulic and sanitation networks (conductions, distribution to hydration points, kitchen, and drains), one (1) hydration point for the community.

Educational Phase: Educate communities about the care and rational use of water resources.

Location

Necoclí, Antioquia

Necoclí, on the Caribbean coast, is one of the eleven municipalities that make up the subregion of Urabá, located in the department of Antioquia.

It has a population of 42,000 inhabitants. Very close to this municipality, we find “El Rosario” Farm, which has been Luker’s anchor crop in the region since 2011. It has 517 hectares of cocoa, produces between 130 and 267 tons annually, and works with six associations in the area.

We have numerous projects in the villages of Caribia, Alto Carito, Buenos Aires, and Limoncito, which are close to our farm. These areas have been affected by armed conflict and forced displacement. Due to the low-income levels, 15% of the population does not consume at least three meals a day.

Regarding health, it takes 42 minutes on average to get to the closest medical facility. Primary school is the highest level of education for nearly 50% of the population.

KEY FACTS

6 months will last the installation and education process.

6 months

Will last the
installation and
education
process.

40 families will have potable water and will receive training for its care.

40 families

Will have potable water
and will receive training
for its care.

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