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

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Narrative

This bore-dugwell #PW214, is in Tangra village of Chakdah block of Nadia district. Mrs. Geeta Karmakar donated the site for the community.

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    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) About 2 Years after completion 3 Jan, 2014

    Operating Status:

    this well is used by 12 families 52 people drinking and cooking.

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    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) Almost 2 Years after completion 11 Nov, 2013

    Operating Status:

    repairing of checkvalve .given the theoline100ml.

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    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) Over 1 Year after completion 17 Apr, 2013

    Operating Status:

    gave the arsenic report.

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    Shikha Majumdar ( Project Well ) About 1 Year after completion 5 Feb, 2013

    Operating Status:

    health meeting is ok. people 16 me8 fe5 chi 2 .

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 31 Dec, 2011 Implementation Phase
    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) 5 Months after start 23 Jul, 2011

    A short interview of Mrs. Gita Karmakar, the donor of the land to construct the bore-dugwell.

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    this video was uploaded by Dennis Baroi during the construction of the bore-dugwell,

  • Implementation Phase Project started on 22 Feb, 2011 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 bore-dugwell #PW214, is in Tangra village of Chakdah block of Nadia district. Mrs. Geeta Karmakar donated the site for the community.

Impact

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 35

according to April 2012 there are 35 beneficiaries of 7 families.

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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:
$1,204

Plan/Proposal