From: Doug Walters <waltersdb**At_Symbol_Here**EARTHLINK.NET>
Subject: Re: FW: [DCHAS-L] Chemists Without Borders: Bangladesh Arsenic Contamination Project UPDATE
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:02:03 -0400
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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As you know, Chemists Without Borders has been working on several projects in Bangladesh to tackle the severe issue of arsenic contamination in drinking water, from well construction to education and awareness.
I'm very excited to announce that last month, the contractors for Chemists Without Borders finished the construction of a brand new ring well at Teriail High School near Chittagong, Bangladesh! Previously, students had been drinking water that was heavily contaminated and were putting their lives in danger. This new well now provides clean water for nearly 1500 students at the school.
You can find more information on this project's progress if you scroll to the bottom of our crowdfunding campaign, which can be found here: https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/arsenic-education-in-bangladesh--3
Chemists Without Borders is now planning its next stage of high school arsenic awareness/education presentation and the replacement of more contaminated wells! You can make the expansion of this program a reality with your contribution today. The cost of our project at Teriail High School was $2500, only $1.67 per student... a small price to pay for years of clean water and good health.
For those of you who have already contributed to our crowdfunding campaign, we truly appreciate it! Please continue to help us spread our message by sharing the link to our campaign on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
Thank you for your continued support of Chemists Without Borders!
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