Umm el-Jimal Water and Economic Development Project

Umm el-Jimal Water and Economic Development Project
Paul J Bergsma PhD
RC Amman Cosmopolitan Jordan
RC Kentwood Michigan USA
Mar 02, 2019 6 months ago
Region surrounding Umm el-Jimal and Northern Jordan
Install a rainwater harvest system to collect, store, and distribute rainwater for use by the Umm el-Jimal community and the new Heritage Site as a Jordan National Park. Rotary Grant GG1980200. Project is one year. Additional work to expand the operation of the Heritage Site will require additional funding beyond the current project. The Rotary Project involves the Calvin College Clean Water Institute. The Project Director is Professor Bert DeVries a senior Archeologist for Calvin College. The Heritage Site in Umm el-Jimal with the Rotary water system is scheduled for grand opening in June 2019.