Solar Water Desalination in Preselected Coastal Villages in Rodrigues
Solar Water Desalination in Preselected Coastal Villages in Rodrigues
Aims to demonstrate viability of Solar Stills using relatively simple and environmentally safe technologies to convert seawater using solar energy only. Also aims to improve the quality and quantity of potable water available in selected villages in Rodrigues. GEF/SGP Grant used to involve local enterprises in demonstrating that solar stills can be manufactured locally. It is also meant to reduce the burden on women who spend around 3 to 5 hours daily for water provision in certain coastal villages in Rodrigues.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Rodrigues Council of Social Services
Country:
Mauritius
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 30,279.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 9,137.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 9,137.00
Project Number:
MAR/95/G52/I/10
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
The Community of Cité Patate, comprising of around 20 households, each operate a solar still in their yard.
Notable Community Participation
The Community of Cité Patate, comprising of around 20 households, each operate a solar still in their yard.
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Grantee Contact

Karl Allas
 

Address

Mont Lubin
Rodrigues , - , mu
 

Website

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SGP Country office contact

Mrs. Pamela Bapoo-Dundoo
Phone:
(230) 213 53 84
Fax:
(230) 212 14 11
Email:

Address

2nd Floor, Sugar Industry Pension Fund Building, 1 Remy Ollier Street
Port Louis, Mauritius

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