The Cloud++ Project is a student-led initiative to provide sanitation systems and rainwater catchments to an impoverished community right beside UP. We're all about creating an experience of worth, health, and dignity for our friends in Pook Daang Tubo.
The Cloud++ Project is a student-led initiative to provide sanitation systems and rainwater catchments to an impoverished community right beside UP. We're all about creating an experience of worth, health, and dignity for our friends in Pook Daang Tubo. Keep checking this page out for updates. Come on! Together, let's find hope in clouds. Volunteer now!
Pook Daang Tubo is home to more than 1,400 families somehow tucked behind the posh landscapes of Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City. But most of these homes are nowhere near like ours. No toilets, no kitchen sinks, no faucets even. A house without water within reach barely makes a home.
Each day, in their cramped spaces, they wake up on the crappy side of the bed (of the floor, really), literally. Their waste sits in simple arinolas for some time. When the tiny tank is finally full, they take to the nearby creek to dump it out. Each day, too, they struggle to find water. They either line-up for hours at the poso or buy water from the rasyon. Either way, there's not just enough water.
They could only dream about a cleaner, healthier home so they could live better, more productive lives. They could only dream about more water, cheaper water at least. And it's sad that these dreams are fading. For our friends at Daang Tubo, dreaming of these simple, most basic things have become rare dreams themselves. And just when we begin to ask if we could make their lives even just a bit better; just when we throw our heads back, cast one casual look out into the skies in wishful thinking, we find our answer.
The Cloud++ Project will help us and our friends build a rainwater catching system that will augment our community's water supply and will provide facilities for proper waste disposal. We will develop the system and teach our community principles of proper hygiene and sanitation. We will engage partners and initiate linkages to expand the program to benefit nearby communities. The Cloud++ Project is an awesome dream that counts on the true bayanihan spirit to create for our friends at Daang Tubo a real experience of worth.
The Cloud++ Project is a refreshing dream. Dream with us.