The Drinking Fountain Association
welcomes applications for grants to help fund projects that fall
within its objectives. In 2009 the Associationís grants totalled
£46,370. In principle the Association allocates about one-third
of its net income to overseas projects. For cost effectiveness
these donations are channelled through UK registered charities.
Based on the merits of grant applications the Committee makes a
monetary award ranging from £50 to £3000.
Drinking Fountain Association 2009 Financial Highlights
The Committee made 10 overseas grants during the year the
largest of which were as follows:
A grant of £2,000 was awarded to build 3 wells with pumps in
rural South East Madagascar benefiting 2,000 people daily.
A grant of £2,000 was awarded to provide safe drinking water by
constructing an ATA water system in Zhabe Hualong Countyin China
benefiting 3,110 people and 1,980 livestock.
A grant of £2,000 was awarded to fund a full water and
in Kaoma and Mongu Zamvia. The funding will enable the
installation of a well benefiting 200 people.
Society for the Protection of
Animals Abroad (SPANA)
A grant of £1,500 was awarded to build one water trough in a
rural village in Morocco. It is anticipated that 50-100 working
animals will use the trough.
The Karen Hilltribes Trust
A grant of £2,000 was awarded to be used to install a new water
system in a
Karen village in northern Thailand called Ban Huay Na in the Mae
Sariang district. There are 109 villagersí 26 kilometers from
the nearest school or hospital.
Dhaka Ahsania Mission
A grant of £2,000 was awarded for the installation of a
community managed pump and filtering system to provide safe
water to approximately 400 people in the arsenic contaminated
area in Jessore district, West Bangladesh.
A grant of £2,000 was awarded to provide clean drinking of
Janakalyan School serving the villages of Bhimapokhara and Pala.
This will benefit the 1,000 pupils and 20 teachers plus the
Details of the Associations finances are contained in the Annual Reports
Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association
Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2011
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Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2009