Dr James Lace and Gosberth ( Director of Orphans Foundation Fund ) had recently went out in the field for monitoring and evaluation for two water projects done with OFF in the past years. These are some of the OFF success stories for past 3 years.
1. Rafiki Water Project
This project can produce 18,000 liters per hour. but the orphanage is able to supply over 1,000 liters around the Merelani town daily by using a motorcycle. This does not include all the sales to the trucks and individuals who comes with small containers. The estimated income per day is 90,000/= and per month is 2,700,000/= This is a very successfully and sustainable project among many projects implemented by OFF in five past years.
2. Water and Sanitation Project for Meralani community
The project can produce 17,000 liters per hour and saves more than 7,000 people around Merelani town, the infrastructure and reserve tank with capacity of 10,000 liters found in good condition. The supervisor in charge for water and sanitation project said they can sell up to 7,000 liters or more daily to the water vendors who are supplying the water in the Tanzanite mining. According to the supervisor in charge there is no water problem in the area any more, water is now plentiful. What is needed now is a well planed water system with meters for every house.