Shirasgaon village is a remote hilly area situated on the hilltop, located in the Sangamner block of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. We have implemented a water system to aid them in their water crisis.

Narrative

- The excavation of the well was estimated earlier to 50ft deep but in actual an additional of 18ft has been dug and construction of the same has been done with concretization, which has increased the cost. This additional cost of 2781 UD$ was borne by the village community.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 18 Jul, 2008 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Apr, 2007 Preparation Phase

Shirasgaon village is a remote hilly area situated on the hilltop, located in the Sangamner block of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. We have implemented a water system to aid them in their water crisis.

Narrative

- The excavation of the well was estimated earlier to 50ft deep but in actual an additional of 18ft has been dug and construction of the same has been done with concretization, which has increased the cost. This additional cost of 2781 UD$ was borne by the village community.

Sustainability

Creating and measuring long-term impact

Out of the total 114 families, would contribute Rs. 40 per month (yearly collection USD 889) towards the recurring expenses as well as the maintenance cost per year.

Learnings

Knowledge of project and process for sharing

For holistic integrated watershed development program, drinking water and sanitation activities should be considered a pivotal part of the program

Impact

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 607

number of families : 114

adult Men : 182
women : 172
children : 253

Now the newly excavated well has sufficient water and meets the need of the villagers.

People Getting Sanitation: 243

- 101 individual toilets has been constructed

Maintenance/Operating Costs Annual, in US$: $864

Creating and measuring long-term impact

Out of the total 114 families, would contribute Rs. 40 per month (yearly collection USD 889) towards the recurring expenses as well as the maintenance cost per year.

Funding

Funded:
$13,627
Final Cost:
$13,630
$13,627:
Blue Planet Network

Plan/Proposal