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

Pw192_

Narrative

This site #PW192, is in Labongola village in Swarupnagar block of the district of N 24 Parganas. The land is donated by Prakash Ray.
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The previous site at Kopilaswar Sasan of Swarupnagar block in the district of N 24 Parganas got cancelled.

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) About 2 Years after completion 30 Dec, 2013

    Operating Status:

    projector programme has been finished. M-3, F-12. Ch-18.

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) About 2 Years after completion 30 Dec, 2013

    Operating Status:

    projecter programme has been finished. M3 F12 Ch18

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) About 2 Years after completion 17 Dec, 2013

    Operating Status:

    Health meeting has been finished. M-4, F-5, Ch-2.

    • SMS
    Laltu Mirza ( Project Well ) Almost 2 Years after completion 26 Nov, 2013

    Operating Status:

    13ft water. 4families 20 people good water.used for drinkig and cooking.

    • SMS
    Animesh sarkar ( Project Well ) Over 1 Year after completion 11 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

    This well is used by 6 families.24 people.people used other works.water in to pipe.theoline give 200ml.

    • SMS
    Animesh sarkar ( Project Well ) Over 1 Year after completion 2 May, 2013

    Operating Status:

    This well is used by 10 families. 37 people.good water.dry water. 200 ml theoline was given. good water used for drinking and cooking.

    • SMS
    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 12 Months after completion 28 Nov, 2012

    Operating Status:

    technical fault never been used owner buys water for drinking uses tw water for cooking collecting water for arsenic test

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 4 Months after completion 26 Mar, 2012

    PW192: Construction of the bore-dugwell is complete.

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    PW192: Construction of the bore-dugwell is complete.

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 4 Months after completion 19 Mar, 2012

    The picture of completion of construction is yet to receive.

    Status: Complete - Success, Late

    Operating Status:

    The picture of completion of construction is yet to receive.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 30 Nov, 2011 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 30 Nov, 2010 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 site #PW192, is in Labongola village in Swarupnagar block of the district of N 24 Parganas. The land is donated by Prakash Ray.
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The previous site at Kopilaswar Sasan of Swarupnagar block in the district of N 24 Parganas got cancelled.

Learnings

Knowledge of project and process for sharing

31st December: Boring is complete. The digging is still pending due to high water table. Should try to do digging in the second week of January 2012.
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Due to cancellation of sites at Swarupnagar, Bashirhat and Baduria new sites were selected following the selection procedure of village meetings and geocoding that delayed in construction and only boring could be done at some sites. Followed by the heavy monsoon rain since end of July to present there was further delay. The monsoon rain will continue till end of October and hoping to complete the project in November 2011.

Impact

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 40

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

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 North 24 Parganas. The seven honorary board members are located in Kolkata. New field workers have been engaged mainly for the surveillance program. There is one project manager, one technical manager, one awareness program manager, two technical assistants, one maintenance assistant, one assistant for data entry, one account assistant and three field workers; three more field workers will be hired. All field staff are constantly interacting with the villagers and beneficiaries, training the users on well maintenance, organizing village meetings and health meetings. The project manager visits the villages three to four times a week and works alongside the field workers, meeting with government officials and villagers, selecting sites, coordinating well construction, sending reports to Project Well and meeting with the members AWS to keep the projects running. The awareness programmer is in charge of conducting public education programs in the communities and educational institutions, which is the other component that makes our program sustainable.

Funding

Funded:
$1,160

Plan/Proposal