You can send your donation via Hesperian Health Guides, a 501(c)3 charity by visiting this link: https://store.hesperian.org/mm5/merchant.mvcScreen=OCST&Action=ADPR&Quantity=1&Attributes=Yes&Store_Code=HB&Product_Code=Local_Solutions .
After answering the questions in the link, you can also add special purpose of your donation via the “comment” part of the Hesperian form. If you would like to help a particular family or friend in Mongolia, you can mention his/her name, email address, phone number, and Facebook account, and preferably the location of the toilet that needs to be changed.
In the table below, you can see two major donation options: Directly to the project, or to a named Mongolian friend/family as beneficiary. When you choose to donate to a Mongolian family/friend or other beneficiary, you can choose any of the packages numbered from 1 to 5, and any combination of the choices. Then you can add together the sums to determine the amount of your donation.
The donation options are displayed in Mongolian tugriks in the second option. When you choose to donate a certain package mentioned in Mongolian tugriks, you can do a currency conversion into US dollars before sending your donation to Hesperian in US Dollars.
If you opted to donate to a particular Mongolian beneficiary to help him/her/them to change their toilets, you should send your payment information to firstname.lastname@example.org where you can also send additional information related to the beneficiary you are helping. Such information can be a photo of the beneficiary, more detailed location information, etc.
After Local Solutions receives your donation via Hesperian, it will file an order to Mini Solutions Cooperative whose member vendors will be executing the toilet changings.
Package number and donation amount
Expenses included in the amount
ОPTION 1. GENERAL DONATION TO LOCAL SOLUTIONS
You can donate any amount. Our target budget to successfully continue the project “Let’s change our toilets” in 2021 is $120,000.
The Project team “Let’s change our toilet” conducts public educational training workshops and online training to citizens and micro & small enterprises on changing toilets. We also develop IT basis, apps for creating and developing toilet clusters, and help develop affordable products for low income communities. Another area of Project activity is demonstrating solutions to the public. Your donation will be spent for these activities.
OPTION 2. DONATION TO CHANGE A PARTICULAR USER’S TOILET: Amounts are in Mongolian turgriks
Biolan Simplett dry toilet, delivery and installation of the toilet, a Tamir bio product, a bio degradable bag, fee to the Fiscal sponsor, bank transfer fee.
This toilet can be installed inside a house, in an entrance cabin, or in a separate cabin. This is a urine diverting dry toilet. Urine can be collected in a canister, or be diverted to a grey water treatment system or infrastructure pipeline. Solid waste will be collected in bio bag, TJNR company will collect it in Ulaanbaatar. But in other areas, the bio waste can be buried in a shallow small (tree-planting size) pit and covered with dirt to be composted for a year naturally. Alternatively, bio waste can be composted in a composter
Insulated entrance cabin (winter) for a Mongolian Ger with a Biolan Simplett dry toilet inside, delivery and installation of the cabin and toilet, a Tamir bio product, a bio degradable bag, fee to the Fiscal sponsor, bank transfer fee.
In this solution, urine will be collected in a canister located below the floor of the cabin, the canister is emptied manually once in 3-7 days.
Biolan Simplett dry toilet, delivery and installation of the toilet, installation of a winter grey water treatment system, a Tamir bio product, a bio degradable bag, fee to the Fiscal sponsor, bank transfer fee.
This grey water treatment system is suitable for families living in a particular place all year around. However, it is not suitable for wetland area, permafrost land, high water table areas, or above solid rock. The system has three steps of cleaning and at the end of the 3rd step, grey water is penetrated into the soil. No need for emptying.
Biolan Simplett dry toilet, delivery and installation of the toilet, installation of a summer grey water treatment system, a toilet cabin, a Tamir bio product, a bio degradable bag, fee to the Fiscal sponsor, bank transfer fee.
This package is suitable for summer houses, tourism camps and herders’ summer places. To do a summer grey water treatment system, one meter deep ditch will be excavated, but the grey water won’t be allowed into soil without treatment as it is a reed bed system. No need for emptying.
The sum includes the cost of a semi-passive house of size 6x8 meters according to a blueprint, soil analysis and custom made foundation, fee to the Fiscal Sponsor, bank transfer fee. The features of the house include: Solid insulation and airtightness; indoor dry toilet + greywater treatment system; ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilation); and Fully combustible fuel-efficient stove,
This package is suitable for a Ger Area family with its own private land. The house is a big gift to give to someone, but this is designed to make sure that the low-income owners live with minimum expenses. Monthly cost of living is 4-8 times less than that of living in the same size apartment building. So, if you want to help dramatically improve the quality of life of a Ger Area family, this is the complete package.
If you are able to help improve sanitation all over Mongolia, please Donate today OR to the dedicated bank account below:
Beneficiary’s name: Local Solutions
Beneficiary’s account number (USD): 3055 030999
Beneficiary’s bank: Capitron Bank
Intermediary Bank1: RAIFFEISEN BANK INTERNATIONAL AG, Austria
Intermediary Bank2: KOOKMIN BANK, Seoul
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