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Rehabilitation of a spring in the Umzimvubu Water Catchment

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Rehabilitation of a spring in the Umzimvubu Water Catchment

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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Countries: Mexico
Regions: Rio Lerma, Santiago
Project SDGs:
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Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Progress to Date: 120 Water wheelbarrows donated
Services Needed: Research & analysis
Desired Partner: NGO / Civil Society
Language: Español
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2021  »  Dec. 2024
Project Website: ceowatermandate.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Nedbank-Group...
Contextual Condition(s): PHYSICAL: Unsustainable land use
Additional Benefits: Long-term partnership(s) created
Beneficiaries: Local communities / domestic users
Planning & Implementation Time: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: pool
Project Challenges: RESOURCES: Lack of technical resources
Project Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 90%

Project Overview

We funded the rehabilitation of a spring in the Umzimvubu Water Catchment in the Eastern Cape that will ensure a reliable source of water throughout the year for more than 500 people in a nearby village. ¥ We donated 120 water wheelbarrows to a water-stressed community in the Free State.

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Basin and/or Contextual Conditions: PHYSICAL: Unsustainable land use
Project Benefits: Long-term partnership(s) created
Indirect or Direct Beneficiaries: Local communities / domestic users
Months & Implementing: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: Pool funding (i.e., joint funding of several partners)
Challenges: RESOURCES: Lack of technical resources

Project Narrative

The initiative has a governance model of BIER as the Secretariat; Member companies; local implementation partner Red BioTerra; and local communications partner Bardo Communications. Members are asked to make a multi-year commitment and a minimum financial contribution of $40K. The local team meets at least monthly with each member taking a turn with facilitating the meetings and circulating notes. There are parallel work plans: 1) Maintaining 2020 implementation activities; and 2) Launching the 5-year expansion of the project. We are also actively recruiting additional member companies beyond the beverage sector with several brand name companies considering joining the collaboration.

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