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

Narrative

This borewell # PW134KNK1, is in the Kayonka village of Gaighata block of North 24 Parganas district. Chitto Ray donated the site for the community.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
    • confidential
    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed_overbudget Wed 19 Feb 2014, Over 6 Years ago

    Health meeting has been finished. Total-families- 9,people-30.

  • Jyotsna Sarkar of Project Well
    • confidential
    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed_overbudget Mon 21 Jan 2013, Almost 8 Years ago

    Water collection.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
    • confidential
    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Thu 01 Nov 2012, Almost 8 Years ago

    Gave the handover package

  • Jyotsna Sarkar of Project Well
    • confidential
    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Tue 16 Oct 2012, About 8 Years ago

    Height of water column in the well is 21 feet. Given 400ml of theoline. Water is good used by 8 families, 40 people for drinking and cooking.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 31 Jul, 2010 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Nov, 2009 Preparation Phase

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

Narrative

This borewell # PW134KNK1, is in the Kayonka village of Gaighata block of North 24 Parganas district. Chitto Ray donated the site for the community.

Other Issues

Unusual and unexpected issues faced during project execution

The construction of this bore-dguwell is just completed. Some finishing work is going on like the masonry job and the arsenic test and application of the disinfectant are due. The community will be trained to apply the disinfectant and field workers will visit the bore-dugwell for two years or until the user community feels confident to take the responsibility of the bore-dugwell.

Impact

People Impacted: 43

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 43

According to the register record of July 2011 the total consumers=43; Families=9; Male=24, Female=19, children <5 = 4 and students =14.
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Total 7 families are using this water. Male=16, Female=17 and children=7

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. Their office is based in the North 24 Parganas. The 7 honorary board members are located in Kolkata. There were only 5 field workers who were interacting with the villagers and beneficiaries, training the users on maintenance of the dugwells, organizing village meetings and health meetings. This year four more field workers including a management trainee have been contracted due to expansion of the program to other districts like Nadia and Murshidabad. A technical advisor of AWS is based in Kolkata who visits the village occasionally and one awareness programmer who is in charge of awareness programs in the communities and educational institutions. There is an accountant and also a data entry person on part time basis.

Funding

funded:
$800
Final Cost:
$1,050
edit $800:
MSSCT

Plan/Proposal