The Problem

Government schools in the region have no safe drinking water facilities. Although there is access to the local city water, the quality is questionable. This is mostly due to poorly maintained pipes and insufficient filtration. 

  • Located In


  • 4000

    People Served

  • Funded by

    46 Donors

The Solution

The local nonprofit, Social Action for Value Education (SAVE) Trust, will be installing water purification systems to provide clean water to 10 local schools.

Donation Team

  • Albert D.
  • Alisun A.
  • Andrew M.
  • Barbara W.
  • Barbara Z.
  • Carole M.
  • Daniel M.
  • David W.
  • Darlene M.
  • Fran V.
  • Harrison N.
  • Isobel M.
  • James B.
  • Jean J.
  • Joseph W.
  • Karla J.
  • Kenneth J.
  • Kevin M.
  • Leah Z.
  • Mary Kay Y.
  • Michael M.
  • Marcie C.
  • Michael M.
  • Nancy S.
  • Nilufer S.
  • Pam C.
  • Pat J.
  • Ragon D.
  • Scott C.
  • Stephanie G.
  • Sushil D.
  • Tomislav M.
  • Tricia C.
  • Toby S.
  • In memory of Anna Horoncich
  • In memory of Elaine Schwartz
  • In memory of Gary Lermen
  • In memory of Jeanette Geyer
  • In memory of Joe Kazen
  • In memory of Mary Muzzi
  • In memory of Patricia Gilligan
  • In honor of Deanna and Carlos Mendiola
  • In honor of Gene Menechino
  • In honor of John and Michelle Mendiola
  • In honor of Tom and Tracy Mendiola

Project Updates

  • Nov 2019

    • SAVE Trust staff tests water quality at one of the government schools where a new water purification system will be installed.

  • Mar 2020

    • A series of new water filtration systems have been installed in local boys and girls government schools in Chennai. The new units are already in use, providing safe, clean water to both students and staff.

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