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Project Well

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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities:
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: India
Regions: India
Organization SDGs:
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Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
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Safe, Affordable Water
Groundwater
Leaving No One Behind
Services Offered: No services needed/offered
Org. Type: NGO / Civil Society
Language: English
Org. Website: www.projectwellusa.org
Org. Source: User
Profile Completion: 96%
Coalition: No

Organization Overview

Project Well provides safe drinking water to an area of India where groundwater is contaminated by arsenic. Ingesting arsenic through drinking water causes many serious and often fatal health consequences, including various cancers, lung diseases, diabetes, and reproductive problems. We continue to discover additional health effects through health studies. Read more about arsenic health effects here and information in slides in pdf.

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Project Well provides safe drinking water to an area of India where groundwater is contaminated by arsenic. Ingesting arsenic through drinking water causes many serious and often fatal health consequences, including various cancers, lung diseases, diabetes, and reproductive problems. We continue to discover additional health effects through health studies. Read more about arsenic health effects here and information in slides in pdf.

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Sustainable, community-based mitigation program that provides safe water through bi-tech wells (also known as ‘bore-dugwells’), and conducts public education on water-related health issues and personal hygiene practices. Our water sources—based on traditional dugwell designs that are familiar to villagers—are inexpensive ... Learn More

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