SOUTH AFRICA

543,605 People Impacted
135 Projects Completed
Gugothandayo Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
3,200
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
November 2021
Location
Live Monitoring
Gugothandayo Village is home to 3,200 people and remotely located in the Kwazulu-Natal of South Africa. The entire community was living without access to clean water. Women and young girls would walk 20.0km multiple times a day to collect water from a contaminated stream. The water source runs dry in the dry season, forcing the community to wait for hours or search for other water sources. Consuming the water from the existing water sources inflicted waterborne illnesses. With the generous suppo ...
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Newline Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
4,160
Donor
Loewenstein Trust
Completed
August 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Newline Village, in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa, is home to 4,160 people who were dependent on unsafe and contaminated sources of water for their everyday basic needs. The Loewenstein Trust understood the severity of the situation in the village, and generously donated a solar water pumping system providing the village with clean water and a chance at a happier and healthier life. The system includes a 10-meter and 3-meter tower housing the solar-powered pump, and two 10,000 litre wa ...
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Justicia Newstands Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,800
Donor
Yad Mordechai Trust
Completed
December 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Justicia Newstands Village, located in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, is home to 2,800 people who were previously reliant on a contaminated open source for their water needs. This dirty water caused a multitude of waterborne diseases among the community members, and due to the long distances required to fetch water, a woman's day would be all-consumed by this activity. Thankfully, in December of 2020, Innovation: Africa finished installing a solar water pumping system at Justicia News ...
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Chochocho CR Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
3,000
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
September 2021
Location
Live Monitoring
Chochocho CR Village is home to 3000 people and remotely located in the Ehlanzeni of South Africa. The entire community was living without access to clean water. Women and young girls walked 3.0km multiple times a day to collect water from a contaminated open source . The water source runs dry in the dry season, forcing the community to wait for hours or search for other water sources. Consuming the water from the existing water sources causes waterborne illnesses including diarrhea . With the g ...
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Jerusalem Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,580
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
June 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Jerusalem Village in rural Mpumalanga is home to 2,580 community members who previously struggled severely with water security. Before Innovation: Africa stepped in, the community was dependent on an unreliable and contaminated well as their main source of water and the women were required to wait hours in line just to collect dirty and unsafe water. Now, they are free of this burden because of the easy access to an abundance of fresh, clean water. This solar water project was completed in June ...
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Matwikareng Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
6,000
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
June 2019
Location
Live Monitoring
Matwikareng Village is located in the Ehlanzeni District of the Mpumalanga province in South Africa, and is home to 6,000 people. The entire community was living without access to clean water, and would often walk into the dangers of the bush in order to access the open and contaminated water source. Consuming the water led waterborne illnesses and severe symptoms, including diarrhea, and was prevalent throughout the community. In June 2019, thousands of lives were changed when Innovation: Afric ...
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Candover Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
3,750
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
November 2021
Location
Live Monitoring
Candover Village is home to 3,750 people and remotely located in the Kwazulu-Natal of South Africa. The entire community was living without access to clean water. Women and young girls walk 15.0km multiple times a day to collect water from a contaminated open source . The water source runs dry in the dry season, forcing the community to wait for hours or search for other water sources. Consuming the water from the existing water sources causes waterborne illnesses including dirrehea, headaches, ...
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Kgaphamadi Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,200
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
December 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Kgaphamadi Village is located in the rural district of Limpopo. It is home to 2,800 people who have previously severely struggled with water security. The entire community depended on a contaminated well as their main water source. Women and children spent their entire day waiting in line to collect the dirty water for their respective families. This water was unsafe for consumption as it is also used to discard garbage and dead animals. In December 2020, Innovation: Africa installed a solar wat ...
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Anthol Zone 6 Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
5,320
Donor
Yad Mordechai Trust
Completed
December 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Anthol Zone 6 Village is home to 5,320 people and remotely located in the Ehlanzeni district of South Africa. The entire community was living without access to clean water. Women and young girls had to walk 1.0km multiple times a day to collect water from the contaminated 3 wells and riverbend. The water source runs dry in the dry season, forcing the community to wait for hours or search for other water sources. Consuming the water from the existing water sources causes waterborne illnesses incl ...
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Vlakfontein B Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
3,496
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
September 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Vlakfontein B Village is located in the Limpopo District and it is home to 3,496 people. The entire community shares one water source that is located 35 kilometers away from the village. The water source, a well, is contaminated and therefore causes community members to fall ill (specifically with diarrhea). Due to the far distance to the water source, women and children spend their entire days fetching water. In September of 2020, Innovation: Africa installed a solar water pumping system bringi ...
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