#355: Sierra Leone: Toilet and Shower building: $350.00 sand to make bricks; $175.00 framing wood; $125.00 roof tin; $25 sink; $38.00 toilet; $30.00 shower fixtures; $75.00 doors; $20.00 nails; $95.00 paint; $20.00 rollers and brushes; $38.00 wheelbarrow; and $10 each, shovels are needed to build a toilet and shower unit. The project is located in the Gbo village in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Sierra Leone was one of the hardest hit countries by the Ebola virus crisis in 2014 and Bo was directly affected. The World Health Organization determined that the lack of toilet, shower and handwashing facilities increases, promotes and spreads diseases. Currently the village of 12,000 people has no hot running water, showers or flushing toilets and only one functional health clinic.

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