Benin – Agonvé Island

Agonvé Island

Country : Benin

Agonvé Island

Population : 3200 inhabitants

Number of children under 15 : 1820

2 Safe Water Cube fountains set up in November 2018


The island of Agonvé is surrounded by the waters of Lake Azili 150 km from Cotonou. The entire population gets their daily water supply from this lake. This is unfit for human consumption and causes many health problems including diarrheal diseases.

It is within this framework that the Raoul Follereau Foundation and the Safe Water Cube endowment fund / Association Agir Ensemble have teamed up to provide two Safe Water Cube fountains in this village.

Presentation of the project in the village of Agonve Island

The project consists of installing 2 Safe Water Cube fountains in the village of Agonvè Island in Benin to allow families to have access to drinking water and prevent the proliferation of diseases due to poor water quality.

This project focuses on two points: WATER and HEALTH

  • The supply and installation of 1 Safe Water Cube fountain.
  • Provide training to the public on the importance of drinking water.

Targets of the project:

  • Installing two Safe Water Cube fountains will allow 2,000 villagers to have access to drinking water.
  • The second objective is to train the population in sanitary and hygiene needs.

Funded project : 11 000 €

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