Outreach community partners in Nicaragua faced an ongoing dilemma: In order to find clean water for bathing, cooking, and cleaning, they had to travel long distances, carry heavy jugs, and eat into hours when they could be earning a living or completing other chores.
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Community-led development, in vibrant technicolor!
Every day, Aurelia and her husband Norberto have one job: Support their family. It’s a humble goal made ambitious by the number of seats around their dinner table — seven children, and two sets of in-laws with no other sources of income.
For the first few years of her life, Chev's family collected their supply of potable water from an uncovered, unfiltered communal well. The reliability of the water’s source was countered by the ongoing uncertainty of its safety.
When Antonio first began to attend Outreach-facilitated meetings in his community in the Philippines, he did so with an eye toward resolving his own personal problems.
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When community members understand that the issues they face as individuals are shared by their neighbors, they are able to move forward with a common cause that benefits all parties equally.
Outreach International empowers our community partners to work together and forge sustainable outcomes to the issues they face. We’re a team of poverty-smashing experts, committed to facing the challenges of resolving chronic poverty alongside our partners through facilitation of community-driven development and careful cultivation of empowered mindsets.
Outreach International is currently working in ten of the poorest countries in the world; helping tens of thousands of people who lack access to proper nutrition, clean water, healthcare, education, and job training. We’re working to forge sustainable solutions through knowledge, ingenuity, trust, and accountability; to help communities achieve the knowledge and skills that lead to generational impact and perpetual growth.
Community partners in the Philippines harnessed funding from the successful partnership between Outreach and Dial from Global Handwashing Day 2016 to jumpstart a community-wide water system. We love it when a plan comes together.
Outreach International is thrilled to continue our partnership with Dial for another year to celebrate Global Handwashing Day.
Tube wells: Explained! Community-led implementation for community-wide benefit: Explored! Sustainable solutions to previously persistent issues: Achieved!