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

Pw216

Narrative

This site #PW216, is in Swarupnagar block of North 24 Parganas district. This site is donated by Mosaluddin Dafadar. The pilot test was successful and digging is in progress.

    • SMS
    Farida Bibi ( Project Well ) Over 1 Year after completion 10 Sep, 2013

    Operating Status:

    went for inspection

    • SMS
    Animesh sarkar ( Project Well ) Over 1 Year after completion 26 Aug, 2013

    Operating Status:

    This well is used by 26 families ,107 people ,used for drinking and cooking,water 21 ft,theoline gave 300 ml

    • SMS
    Animesh sarkar ( Project Well ) Over 1 Year after completion 25 Jun, 2013

    Operating Status:

    This well is used by 22 families.93 people.good water used for drinking and cooking.Theoling give 200 ml.water into pipe.

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) 10 Months after completion 14 Dec, 2012

    Operating Status:

    Projector programme is ok. People attendence 55.

    • SMS
    Animesh sarkar ( Project Well ) 10 Months after completion 13 Dec, 2012

    Operating Status:

    come to select for projector program.

    • SMS
    Animesh sarkar ( Project Well ) 9 Months after completion 12 Nov, 2012

    Operating Status:

    people are not using because there is a lot of sand coming out, unfit to drink so people use for other works.

    Meera Hira-Smith ( Project Well ) About 1 Month after completion 26 Mar, 2012

    PW216: Construction of the bore-dugwell is complete.

    Status: Complete - Success, Late

    Operating Status:

    PW216: Construction of the bore-dugwell is complete.

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 15 Feb, 2012 Implementation Phase
  • 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 site #PW216, is in Swarupnagar block of North 24 Parganas district. This site is donated by Mosaluddin Dafadar. The pilot test was successful and digging is in progress.

Learnings

Knowledge of project and process for sharing

Should complete all construction work before the monsoon (rainy) season that is during the months December 15th to June15th. Village meetings for site selection should be done during the rainy season or months of July to November.

Impact

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