Making a Difference (MaD) for Good USA just won a 2010 NVIDIA High Impact Grant for our water andsanitation project in Prolit village. We will use the $50,000 grant to transform the lives of all 1,048 residents in the village of Prolit in Cambodia, by installing UNICEF water pumps, distributing effective water filters, and building improved sanitation units using compost toilets. Furthermore, we have raised additional funds to provide water pumps and filters to an additional 1,000 people in the villages surrounding Prolit thanks to the following corporate sponsors: Siliconware Precision Industries Co., STATS ChipPac LTd., Nan Ya PCB Corp.,ASE Group, and Unimicron. These grants will tremendously impact the lives of many Cambodian people and we sincerely thank the aforementioned corporations and the following volunteers that helped to apply for the grants: Chris Alford, Stephanie Kent, Stephanie Bravo, Grace Lee, Nick Smith, and Ashkon Jafari.
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– Ashkon Jafari – MaD USA Director