Basic Community Assessment

Community Information:

Current population: 350 families, about 4000 people
Projected rapid growth: Add’l 5000 people in next 2 years for 9000 people total then levels off
Other utilities: Electricity

Community Visits:

August 2009 – Scott Eshleman (EWB-CPC) and Dale Thomas (EWB-MN)
August 2011 – Brad Doudican (DSEC), Scott Eshleman andDale Thomas (EWB-MN)

Projects Identified by Community:

Water distribution enhancement

Project Timeline:

2012 Site Assessment,
2012/2013 Implementation

Key North American Contacts:

Heart to Honduras
EWB-CPC
DSEC
Sister Church
SLCC in Colorado

Roles/Responsibilities:

Lead Agency: EWB-CPC
Technical Design: Combination of DSEC and EWB (collaborative effort)
Funding: EWB with DSEC, HTH & SLCC support
Other functions: To Be Announced

Project History and Milestones:

No work has been done except for 2006 Public Health Report. Milestones to be set at meeting with
sister church, DSEC, EWB and HTH in Fall 2011. Memorandum of Understanding with Community to be
set as part of early 2012 Site Assessment Trip.

Technical Report:

Will seek to obtain copy of 2006 Public Health Report. Water source visit and pipe line walk was
conducted with Armondo, Pastor Neptali, Scott and Dale in late Spring of 2009. Preliminary pipe line
survey was provided to Scott at that time.

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