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 new site #PW272 is in the village of Chougacha of Chakdah block in Nadia. The name of the donor is Shankar Biswas. Sand layer was found at the depth of 16 feet on May 10th 2013 and the arsenic level of the tubewell of Ashim biswas, the neighbor, was found to be 0.1 mg/L at the laboratory at Baerachapa.
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The previous site was cancelled due to nonavailability of sand within 30 feet.
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This site #PW272 is in the Goyalbari village under the jurisdiction of the Deuli panchayat of Chakda block in the district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic concentration of the private tubewell of Horekrisno Saddar was found to be 0.04 mg/L that was tested on 12 December 2012 with the VisuPAsS Visual Portable Arsenic testing field kit. The construction is supposed to start in mid February 2013.

    • SMS
    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) 9 Days after completion 9 Dec, 2013

    Operating Status:

    good water.there is 12 ft water. 1L theoline was given . 20families use for cooking.5 families 25 people use for cooking and drinking and 15 familes 70 people for drinking. and gave the arsenic report.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 30 Nov, 2013 Implementation Phase
    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) 10 Months after start 27 Sep, 2013

    Operating Status:

    Health meeting has been finished. M-6, F-14, Ch-6. Due to torrential rain there was power failure hence projector program had to be postponed.

    • SMS
    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) 10 Months after start 25 Sep, 2013

    Operating Status:

    near pw 172 duing site selection for 3 site and water callect.

    • SMS
    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) 9 Months after start 5 Sep, 2013

    Operating Status:

    gave the theoline 1 litre, 28 families 122 people drinking and cooking ,

    • SMS
    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) 8 Months after start 24 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

    i have done demography .24 families used people 120.

    • SMS
    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) 8 Months after start 15 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

    good water 23 families used fordrinking and cooking .500 ml theolie was given.

    • SMS
    Ranajit Bala ( Project Well ) 6 Months after start 8 Jun, 2013

    Operating Status:

    The dugwell have been completed.

  • 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 new site #PW272 is in the village of Chougacha of Chakdah block in Nadia. The name of the donor is Shankar Biswas. Sand layer was found at the depth of 16 feet on May 10th 2013 and the arsenic level of the tubewell of Ashim biswas, the neighbor, was found to be 0.1 mg/L at the laboratory at Baerachapa.
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The previous site was cancelled due to nonavailability of sand within 30 feet.
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This site #PW272 is in the Goyalbari village under the jurisdiction of the Deuli panchayat of Chakda block in the district of North 24 Parganas.. The arsenic concentration of the private tubewell of Horekrisno Saddar was found to be 0.04 mg/L that was tested on 12 December 2012 with the VisuPAsS Visual Portable Arsenic testing field kit. The construction is supposed to start in mid February 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