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

This site #PW270 is in the Keotali village under the jurisdiction of the Saguna panchayat of Swarupnagar block in the district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic level in private tubewell was tested as high.
The previous site was cancelled because of absence of sand layer within 30 feet. The construction was completed in the first week of June 2013.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 30 Nov, 2013 Implementation Phase
    • SMS
    Laltu Mirza ( Project Well ) 10 Months after start 20 Sep, 2013

    Operating Status:

    set washer today.

    • SMS
    Animesh sarkar ( Project Well ) 9 Months after start 20 Aug, 2013

    Operating Status:

    health meeting held in this bi-tech well.Total-18.m-7.f-7.c-4.

    animesh wrote:

    @pwx p1676 health meeting held in this bi-tech well. total-18. m-7. f-7. c-4.

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) 7 Months after start 25 Jun, 2013

    Operating Status:

    Health meeting has been finished . M-4,F-19, Ch-5. Keutali /sawrupnagor. Sutia/Gaighata.

  • 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

This site #PW270 is in the Keotali village under the jurisdiction of the Saguna panchayat of Swarupnagar block in the district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic level in private tubewell was tested as high.
The previous site was cancelled because of absence of sand layer within 30 feet. The construction was completed in the first week of June 2013.

Impact

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 40

Registers will be created as soon as the community starts using the water from this bore-dugwell.

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