The objective of the project is to achieve drinking water, food and livelihood security as well as to build up or enhance capacities of groups and local institutions to organise, implement, monitor and maintain the local assets.

Narrative

The followings components are considered in the implementation of the project:
• Agricultural development
• Horticultural Development
• Soil and water conservation measures
• Irrigation development
• Health water sanitation especially for women.
• Community Awareness and Mobilization
• Capacity building of community based organization.
• Livelihood Development
• Project Documentation.

Actual implementation

1. Agricultural Production:

As per the recommendation from Review team, SRI technique is being promoted in 7 Gramodaya villages . 15 such demonstration plots have been organised. In addition to the SRI technique, demonstrations of improved varieties have been organised. In 3 villages 19 demonstration plots of improved Bajara were taken up. The weeder has been introduced. During the reporting period, as per the recommendation urea brackets have been applied in all the demonstrations plot of SRI techniques.

2. Horticulture Development:

In order to motivate village communities towards horticulture development, project team arranged training for interested farmers at College of Agricultural Dhule. In this Training cum Exposure programme about 98 farmers were participated. As a follow up action field team with the help of village development committee have planned for horticulture species. The suggestions given by review team were considered at the time of execution of the work. The emphasis was given to take monoculture farming instead of promoting number of varieties in the project villages. In each village, the species were restricted to two numbers.

During the reporting period, around 6966 plants of Mango, Awala & Custard apple were planted in 34.12 ha. area. The total farmers covered under this activity is 128

3. Soil and Water Conservation Measures:

During the reporting period 66 ha area private and common land was treated with Soil & Water Conservation (SWC) measures. The treatments were carried out as per the Participatory Net Plan (PNP) done. The Ridge to Valley principle is being followed in execution of the treatment. On the private/common waste land the treatments like CCT,WAT, and SB. The farm buds were constructed on private land (agricultural land) .The plantation has been done wherever feasible. The species were selected in consultation with villagers. Around 53600 saplings (includes Nilgiri, Bamboo, Shishu, Kashid, Khair, Subhaul, Anjan and Gliricidia) and grass seeding to stabilise the bunds and increase fodder availability in the project villages were done. 115 families were covered under this activity.

4. Irrigation Development:

Four demonstration of drip irrigation system in two villages are proposed. A plan of execution was prepared by VDC. In next quarter, the selection of the farmers/group members will be selected as per the finalized criteria.

5. Health- Water and Sanitation especially for women and children:

The proposed activities under this head will by supported by Sampada Trust- a sister concern of WOTR. The process has been initiated in the project villages.

45 Women’s Self Help Groups (SHGs) have been formed in 8 villages wherein 579 women have participated comprising of 579 families. Out of 8 villages, apex body of SHGs i.e. Sanyukt Mahila Samittee (SMS) has been established in 3 villages comprising of 27 members.Sampada trust have organised SHG training of 4 villages.

6. Community Awareness and Mobilization:

The awareness and mobilisation activities have been initiated in all the project villages. The display board showing the expenditure details have been displayed at the public place. The slogans related to the project are written in the project villages.

7. Capacity Building of Community Based Organisations (CBOs):

During the reporting period, Project Planning and Management (PPM) training for Three VDC was organised in which 36 VDC members participated. The training program was useful in many ways; portfolio management, clarity of the project, role and responsibility of the members etc. A detailed action plan was prepared at the end of each training program. The project team is regualry-doing follow up of the action plan. 7 VDC have taken proactive role and opened a bank account in nearest service bank. The project funds are being directly transferred to these accounts. The VDC members are taking the responsibility of measurement and payments mainly for watershed activities. The project team provided backstopping support to build the confidence of the members.

45 Women’s Self Help Groups (SHGs) have been formed in 8 villages wherein 579 women have participated comprising of 579 families. Out of 8 villages, apex body of SHGs i.e. Sanyukt Mahila Samittee (SMS) has been established in 3 villages comprising of 27 members.Sampada trust have organised SHG training of 4 villages.

To build the capacities of VDC members, exposures were conducted for 7 villages wherein 72 members participated including 32 women member. The members visited Naralewadi & Sunderwadi projects in Aurangabad district.

8. Livelihood Development:

The discussion on various livelihood options was held in village meetings.

9. Project Documentation:

Project team is collecting the base line data from five villages. The photo documentation is being done for all the project villages. The project records like measurement book, attendance register, and VDC proceedings is maintained and updated. The impact monitoring records like rainfall data, well inventory, survival rate is being maintained.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 3 Jan, 2012 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Feb, 2008 Preparation Phase

The objective of the project is to achieve drinking water, food and livelihood security as well as to build up or enhance capacities of groups and local institutions to organise, implement, monitor and maintain the local assets.

Narrative

The followings components are considered in the implementation of the project:
• Agricultural development
• Horticultural Development
• Soil and water conservation measures
• Irrigation development
• Health water sanitation especially for women.
• Community Awareness and Mobilization
• Capacity building of community based organization.
• Livelihood Development
• Project Documentation.

Actual implementation

1. Agricultural Production:

As per the recommendation from Review team, SRI technique is being promoted in 7 Gramodaya villages . 15 such demonstration plots have been organised. In addition to the SRI technique, demonstrations of improved varieties have been organised. In 3 villages 19 demonstration plots of improved Bajara were taken up. The weeder has been introduced. During the reporting period, as per the recommendation urea brackets have been applied in all the demonstrations plot of SRI techniques.

2. Horticulture Development:

In order to motivate village communities towards horticulture development, project team arranged training for interested farmers at College of Agricultural Dhule. In this Training cum Exposure programme about 98 farmers were participated. As a follow up action field team with the help of village development committee have planned for horticulture species. The suggestions given by review team were considered at the time of execution of the work. The emphasis was given to take monoculture farming instead of promoting number of varieties in the project villages. In each village, the species were restricted to two numbers.

During the reporting period, around 6966 plants of Mango, Awala & Custard apple were planted in 34.12 ha. area. The total farmers covered under this activity is 128

3. Soil and Water Conservation Measures:

During the reporting period 66 ha area private and common land was treated with Soil & Water Conservation (SWC) measures. The treatments were carried out as per the Participatory Net Plan (PNP) done. The Ridge to Valley principle is being followed in execution of the treatment. On the private/common waste land the treatments like CCT,WAT, and SB. The farm buds were constructed on private land (agricultural land) .The plantation has been done wherever feasible. The species were selected in consultation with villagers. Around 53600 saplings (includes Nilgiri, Bamboo, Shishu, Kashid, Khair, Subhaul, Anjan and Gliricidia) and grass seeding to stabilise the bunds and increase fodder availability in the project villages were done. 115 families were covered under this activity.

4. Irrigation Development:

Four demonstration of drip irrigation system in two villages are proposed. A plan of execution was prepared by VDC. In next quarter, the selection of the farmers/group members will be selected as per the finalized criteria.

5. Health- Water and Sanitation especially for women and children:

The proposed activities under this head will by supported by Sampada Trust- a sister concern of WOTR. The process has been initiated in the project villages.

45 Women’s Self Help Groups (SHGs) have been formed in 8 villages wherein 579 women have participated comprising of 579 families. Out of 8 villages, apex body of SHGs i.e. Sanyukt Mahila Samittee (SMS) has been established in 3 villages comprising of 27 members.Sampada trust have organised SHG training of 4 villages.

6. Community Awareness and Mobilization:

The awareness and mobilisation activities have been initiated in all the project villages. The display board showing the expenditure details have been displayed at the public place. The slogans related to the project are written in the project villages.

7. Capacity Building of Community Based Organisations (CBOs):

During the reporting period, Project Planning and Management (PPM) training for Three VDC was organised in which 36 VDC members participated. The training program was useful in many ways; portfolio management, clarity of the project, role and responsibility of the members etc. A detailed action plan was prepared at the end of each training program. The project team is regualry-doing follow up of the action plan. 7 VDC have taken proactive role and opened a bank account in nearest service bank. The project funds are being directly transferred to these accounts. The VDC members are taking the responsibility of measurement and payments mainly for watershed activities. The project team provided backstopping support to build the confidence of the members.

45 Women’s Self Help Groups (SHGs) have been formed in 8 villages wherein 579 women have participated comprising of 579 families. Out of 8 villages, apex body of SHGs i.e. Sanyukt Mahila Samittee (SMS) has been established in 3 villages comprising of 27 members.Sampada trust have organised SHG training of 4 villages.

To build the capacities of VDC members, exposures were conducted for 7 villages wherein 72 members participated including 32 women member. The members visited Naralewadi & Sunderwadi projects in Aurangabad district.

8. Livelihood Development:

The discussion on various livelihood options was held in village meetings.

9. Project Documentation:

Project team is collecting the base line data from five villages. The photo documentation is being done for all the project villages. The project records like measurement book, attendance register, and VDC proceedings is maintained and updated. The impact monitoring records like rainfall data, well inventory, survival rate is being maintained.

Impact

People Impacted: 6550

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 6550

Health- Water and Sanitation especially for women and children:
Sampada Trust- a sister concern of WOTR is supporting this activity . Different experts from SAMPADA are visiting project areas for identification and addressing the problems related to health, water and sanitation.

People Getting Other Benefits: 6550

Funding

Funded:
$156,575
Final Cost:
$526,556
$156,575:
Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT)

Plan/Proposal