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    Weʼve raised £391 to fund my volunteering expedition to design a clean water supply system in Honduras, with the University of Warwick Global Engineering Brigade

    University of Warwick
    Funded on Saturday, 1st September 2018

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    Hi there!! I'm leading the University of Warwick Engineering Brigade in Honduras this September. Access to clean water is a luxury most of us take for granted, but in rural Honduras, people walk for upwards of one hour to arrive at the nearest water source and then carry the water home in containers. Given that each person can only carry a certain quantity of water, most report walking to the water source several times per day. During the dry season, the trip is even longer as the closest sources would dry-up. Regardless of how where they found water, there is no central treatment and few families treat the drinking water within their homes, increasing the risk of waterborne disease. I am intent on helping these people get access to the basic necessity that is clean water.

    Global Engineering Brigades is an international movement of university students and professionals that collaborate with community leaders and local technicians to design and engineer clean water systems in the developing world. We focus our work in remote and under resourced communities in Honduras who struggle with either non-existent or dysfunctional water systems. Since 2007, in partnership with our sister organisation Global Water Brigades, we have built hundreds of miles of pipes that have provided more than 18,000 people with clean water.

    Together, Engineering and Water Brigades establish sustainable water systems, provide community education on water-related health issues, and empower community leaders to maintain the system.

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    • Chathu Manchanayake8 months ago
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    • Chathu Manchanayake11 months ago
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      11 months ago

      On 30/01/2018 Me and Rob raised £80 from our bake sale on campus !!

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    13

    • Schanhave Santhirasekaran

      Schanhave Santhirasekaran

      Jun 19, 2018

      Amazing cause, you’ll have the best time ❤️

      £10.00

    • Kugan

      Kugan

      Apr 17, 2018

      That's amazing Chathu! I wish you all the best!

      £30.00

    • Kalinga Perera

      Kalinga Perera

      Apr 17, 2018

      Hi Chathurika, it’s a pleasure to support you for a worthy cause. Wish all go well.

      £50.00

    • Priyanwada Amarasekara

      Priyanwada Amarasekara

      Apr 16, 2018

      Good luck with your project!

      £50.00

    • Sidharth Manjunath

      Sidharth Manjunath

      Apr 10, 2018

      This is a great cause, good luck!

      £15.00

    • Buddhika Badugama

      Buddhika Badugama

      Apr 10, 2018

      Great work Chathu ! Highly inspiring .All the best.Buddhika Auntie

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 14, 2018

      Wifey xxx

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    Chathu Manchanayake

    Chathu Manchanayake

    University of Warwick

    I'm a 2nd year engineering student at the University of Warwick.

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