Self-supporting community- based mitigation program that provides arsenic safe water using modified bore-dugwell along with public education on water related health effects.

Narrative

The final site of PW260 is at Baduria Block in the Rajapur village under the jurisdiction of Bagjola panchayet. The land is donated by Abul Hossain.
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The site has been changed. the detail will be entered soon.
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This site #PW260. is in the Matikumra village under the jurisdiction of the Chourashi panchayat of Deganga block in the district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic concentration of the private tubewell of Ahadali Ata was found to be 0.05 mg/L that was tested on 11/01/2013 with the VisuPAsS Visual Portable Arsenic testing field kit. The construction is supposed to start in mid February 2013.

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 22 Days after completion 22 Dec, 2013

    The quality of water is excellent used by 102 people

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    The quality of water is excellent used for drinking and cooking by 8 families of 40 members abd used for cooking only by 6 families comprised of 62 members. The community complaints on too many people are using this well so they want another one closely due to the high density of people in this locality.

    • Third Party
    Meera smith 22 Days after completion 22 Dec, 2013

    The quality of water is excellent used 102 people

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    The quality of water is excellent used for drinking and cooking by 8 families of 40 members abd used for cooking only by 6 families comprised of 62 members. The community complaints on too many people are using this well so they want another one closely due to the high density of people in this locality.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 30 Nov, 2013 Implementation Phase
    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 8 Months after start 6 Aug, 2013

    Operating Status:

    site selection near this well geocoad

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) 8 Months after start 18 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

    we are doing healthmetting-total -15-M-3 F-9 C-3

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 3 Months after start 23 Feb, 2013

    pipes for construction have arrived. construction will start next week.

    Status: In-progress

    Operating Status:

    pipes for construction have arrived. construction will start next week.

  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Dec, 2012 Preparation Phase

Self-supporting community- based mitigation program that provides arsenic safe water using modified bore-dugwell along with public education on water related health effects.

Narrative

The final site of PW260 is at Baduria Block in the Rajapur village under the jurisdiction of Bagjola panchayet. The land is donated by Abul Hossain.
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The site has been changed. the detail will be entered soon.
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This site #PW260. is in the Matikumra village under the jurisdiction of the Chourashi panchayat of Deganga block in the district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic concentration of the private tubewell of Ahadali Ata was found to be 0.05 mg/L that was tested on 11/01/2013 with the VisuPAsS Visual Portable Arsenic testing field kit. The construction is supposed to start in mid February 2013.

Impact

People Getting Other Benefits: 30

Awareness programs such as village meetings before and after the construction of the well, health meeting and if needed projector program is done during the first year of construction. During this time the villagers are informed and educated on water borne diseases, health effects of arsenic in the drinking water and also educate, both, young and old, mainly women on how practicing proper personal hygiene prevents contagious diseases. At times more than 30 people gather at such meetings.

Maintenance/Operating Costs Annual, in US$: $40

Creating and measuring long-term impact

Implementer: Project Well & Aqua Welfare Society

Aqua Welfare Society (AWS) is the partner NGO of Project Well.

Funding

Funded:
$1,246

Plan/Proposal