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NYC Friendraiser Sowmya Somnath, PE Jared Buono, PhD


Who We Are

Shaadi.com


MUSIC POOP POVERTY?


Why We Do

Poverty = injustice


ANOTHER NOT-FOR-PROFIT??


WMG

Capacity building Skills transfer Community immersion


WMG

Water harvesting certification Green infrastructure

Offices in Tucson, Phoenix, Santa Barbara, Panchgani, India 20 employees 500+ volunteers 7 countries


WMG

Panchgani Maharashtra

Home


WMG

Explosive Growth

Extreme Poverty


GRAMPARI

Programs: - Livelihoods - Governance - Health & Environment Mission: - Empower rural India through thoughtful, community-led programs - Founded in 2008 - 3 staff


Tonight:

NO SAD PICS NO GUILT Social capital

Your opportunity to make change


MUSIC


What’s poop got to do with it?


Poop and Poverty

Access to opportunity


Poop and Poverty

Waterborne diseases


Poop

Water Hands Food flies

you


Poop and Poverty

Poop for granted


UN Millennium Development Goals

Access to water Adequate sanitation Exceeding the water goal Behind on sanitation


Sanitation


MUSIC


Safe, Sustainable Water Access

WELCOME Pachputewadi Drinking water: - Contamination - Declining flows - 11 gallons per house per day COMPARED TO YOU


Safe, Sustainable Water Access

Over 50% of all water projects

FAIL

in the first few years


WHY?


Safe, Sustainable Water Access

NO CHARITY Community DESIGN Community LABOR Community FUNDING


Safe, Sustainable Water Access

EMPOWERMENT EQUITABLE skills transfer

INCLUSIVE decision making

LOCAL ownership


Safe, Sustainable Water Access

EMPOWERMENT EQUITABLE skills transfer

INCLUSIVE decision making

LOCAL ownership


MUSIC


Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

3.5 million children die from diarrheal diseases and respiratory infections every year.


% Reduction in Diarrheal Morbidity per Intervention

0%

10%

20%

30%

Hand washing with soap

44

Point of use water treatment Sanitation Water Supply

40%

39 32

25

Water Treatment 11

Modified From: Fewtrell et al. 2005. Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Interventions to Reduce Diarrhoea in Less Developed Countries: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2005, Pages 42-52.


Cost per Intervention to avert 1 DALY due to Diarrhea $5000

$4000

$3000

$2000

Cholera Immunizations Latrine Construction & Promotion Handpump or stand post

$1000

$0

1658 to 8274 < 270

94

Water sector regulation & advocacy

47

Hygiene promotion with hand washing with soap

3.35

Modified from: Laxminarayan et al. 2006. Intervention Cost-Effectiveness:Overview of Main Messages. Chapter 2. In. Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. Second Edition. Edt. Jameson et al The World Bank. Washington DC: National Institutes of Health.


So whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the problem?


We are.


Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

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Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

How do we make THIS happen? And stay happening?


Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

How can we have

more impact?


Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

How can we have

more impact?


Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

How can we have

more impact?


MUSIC


The world is changing.


The Future

20

15

??

10

5 1960

1970

1980

1990

2000


The Future

die

who before age 5

Deaths in Millions (Children under 5)

# of children

20

15

10

5 1960

Modified From: Gates et al. 2005

1970

1980

1990

Year (1960 - 2005)

2000


The world is changing. For the better.


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