Nov-Dec 2021 in Oregon – Complete measurements of UV dose delivered by our water box. Design and test circuit to increase duration of UV bulb illumination when using external power. Ship a UV light meter, various spare parts, and additional bacteria test kits to Uganda. Completed.
Nov-Dec 2021 in Uganda at Engineering Ministries International (EMI) – Unpack and inspect the 24 water boxes shipped by sea to Uganda. Build and install data logger boards in all 29 water boxes in Uganda. Diagnose the failure of box #210512-128. Modify the circuit in all 29 water boxes to increase the duration of UV bulb illumination. Completed.
Jan 2022 in Oregon – Re-evaluate objectives for current water box design in light of initial testing by EMI in Uganda. Completed.
Jan 2022 in Uganda – Troubleshoot ~6 water boxes which performed poorly in initial tests. Perform life tests on 3 units.
Feb 2022 in Oregon – Fourth round of lab testing by Umpqua Research.
Feb 2022 in Uganda – Paul Berg will visit EMI while in Uganda on another project. Begin distribution of water boxes to ~20 households.
Mar-Apr 2022 in Uganda – Distribute water boxes to participating households. Collect data from households during and at the end of the 4-6 week test period.
May-June 2022 in Oregon and Uganda – Analyze and report the field trial results.
July-Sep 2022 in Oregon and Uganda – Write a technical paper about the field test and submit to a professional journal.
|Funds for collaborating institutions in Uganda||Uganda Christian University||$2,968|
|Purchased parts||Components sourced in US (for this field trial)||$6,828|
|Shipping||Shipping of prototypes and parts from US to Uganda||$1,203|
|Destination Charges in Uganda, including duties and taxes||$2,844|
|E. coli test kits||Bacteria field test kits||$2,071|
|Lab Testing - 3 rounds||Microbiological Challenge Test||$4,602|
|Ugandans administering the field test||Stipend, transportation, meals, etc||$642|
|Total travel, incl. airline||Round trip from Oregon to Uganda for Paul Berg||$1,475|
|October 10th fundraiser expenses||printing, refreshments, janitorial, etc||$721|
|UV light meter for EMI||for use at EMI facility in Uganda||$829|
|Misc expenses at EMI||Reimburse EMI in Uganda||$132|
|Reports to donors||Printing and postage||$72|
|SUBTOTAL actual through December 2021||$24,387|
|Funds for collaborating institutions in Uganda||Uganda Christian University||Lump sum||$1,000||1||$1,000|
|Purchased parts||Components sourced in US (for this field trial)||Sum in 2022||$271||1||$271|
|E. coli test kits||Bacteria field test kits||Per kit||$9||50||$466|
|Lab testing, 4th round||4th round at Umpqua, UVT in Portland||Lump sum||$2,440||1||$2,440|
|Shipping||Shipping to courier in US for transport to Uganda||1 shipment||$15||1||$15|
|Ugandans administering the field test||Stipend, transportation, meals, etc||Sum||$850||1||$850|
|Water box buyback||Sum||$500||1||$500|
|Reports to donors||postage and printing||per report||$75||3||$255|
|SAGE fiscal sponsor fee||7% of 2021 donations||Annual||$2,701||1||$2,701|
|SUBTOTAL estimated additional costs in 2022||$8,469|
|SUBTOTAL Actual through December 2021||$24,387|
|SUBTOTAL Estimated Additional Costs in 2022||$8,469|
|Estimated Project Total Cost||$32,857|
|Budgeted Project Total Cost||$37,785|
|Donations in 2021||$38,586|