The Resource Water for Tonoumassé, produced by Gary Beitel, (electronic resource)

Water for Tonoumassé, produced by Gary Beitel, (electronic resource)

Label
Water for Tonoumassé
Title
Water for Tonoumassé
Statement of responsibility
produced by Gary Beitel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the long, dry season in the south of Togo, in West Africa, a woman's day began at 1:00 a.m. with an eight-hour trek for water. Unbeknownst to her, the water so arduously collected was contaminated. Water for Tonoumassé shows the efforts of a group of villagers to get clean water by drilling a well nearby. It chronicles the success of this project in which women played a key role. To the surprise of the village men, the women were capable of making decisions, handling money, and learning the mechanics of keeping the pump in working order. We share their joy as they celebrate when water pours forth.By taking responsibility, these women have transformed daily life, both for themselves and their families. They are able to care for their children better, and have more time to grow food. This vivid example of a development project that works is an excellent resource for exploring issues relating to women s roles in developing countries
Awards note
  • American Film and Video Festival, 1989
  • Third World Studies Conference, 1989
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beitel, Garry
Intended audience
For College; Adult audiences
Language note
This edition in English
Runtime
28
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artesian wells
  • Sex role
  • Technology
  • Water-supply, Rural
  • Togo
Target audience
general
Label
Water for Tonoumassé, produced by Gary Beitel, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1652645
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (29 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)747799157
Video recording format
other
Label
Water for Tonoumassé, produced by Gary Beitel, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1652645
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (29 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)747799157
Video recording format
other

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