GO: To improve the living conditions of 1,407 students/teachers in two schools of Burundi's Bubanza Provice, by strengthening their capacity to adapt to climate change and their independent access to resources.
SO: 1) Improve access to drinking water and sanitation in the schools through the construction of rainwater harvesting systems and adequate toilets. 2) Reforest the area surrounding the schools and create vegetable gardens to improve child nutrition and reduce erosion. 3) Educate the younger generations on the management/protection of natural resources, hygiene, peace and tolerance; train the PACT Committees to maintain the new facilities and treat the water.
Activities: 1) Construct two rainwater harvesting systems (incl. two 50m3 and three 40m3 tanks); 2) Construct 40 toilets and 12 urinals; 3) Plant 1,400 trees; 4) Create two vegetable gardens; 5) Create and train two PACT (Parents–Authorities–Children–Teachers) Committees to treat the water and maintain the new facilities; and 6) Give students and teachers lessons on health & hygiene, environmental protection, and peace & tolerance.
Duration: 18 months followed by 3 years of monitoring.