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

  • Laltu Mirza of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Mon 24 Feb 2014, Over 6 Years ago

    set checkvalve.nut today

  • Jyotsna Sarkar of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Thu 20 Feb 2014, Over 6 Years ago

    meeting has been finished.8families 39 peoples.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Thu 28 Nov 2013, Almost 7 Years ago

    13' 8" water. 10 familise, 48 peoples. Used for cooking and drinking . Gave the theoline 500 ml.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Thu 29 Aug 2013, About 7 Years ago

    13 ft water. 9 families 43 peoples . Gave the handover folder. Water used for drinking and cooking.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Thu 01 Aug 2013, About 7 Years ago

    Health meeting has been finished . M-1 F-6, Ch-2.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Sat 29 Jun 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    9 families, 43 people. 5 ft water. Gave the theoline 300 ml. used for drinking and cooking . Kutipara/ gaighata.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Thu 02 May 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    Gave the theoline 300 ml. Nagbari/ Gaighata.

  • Jyotsna Sarkar of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Fri 08 Mar 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    this well is used by 9Families 56 people.4 Ft water. Nagbari.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Mon 19 Nov 2012, Almost 8 Years ago

    Gave the handover package.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Mon 05 Nov 2012, Almost 8 Years ago

    There is 13 ft of water. 400 ml theoline sold. 9 families. Good water used for drinking & cooking.

  • Anonymous
    • Visitor
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Wed 17 Oct 2012, About 8 Years ago

    Theoline 300 ml, 9 family using for cooking & drinking. good water.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    • SMS
    Implementation Status: completed Wed 21 Mar 2012, Over 8 Years ago

    Good water - 8 families using. This community purchased 400 ml of theoline today.

  • Meera Hira-Smith of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed_partial Thu 12 Aug 2010, About 10 Years ago

    Monthly Status report of July 2010

    This dugwell is not being used now. The hand pump needs to be repaired that is being delayed more so because people stopped using the water for drinking and cooking purpose because they complaint of bad smell that may have been due to presence of high iron as per the physical quality of water..

  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 31 Dec, 2008 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Jan, 2008 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.

Sustainability

Creating and measuring long-term impact

For 40 dugwells USD1360

Other Issues

Unusual and unexpected issues faced during project execution

Research and Development is part of the project. The arsenic level was 11 PPB tested on 30th June 2008. The Total coliform and Fecal coliform are 40 and 'undetected' respectively. Date of water collection for bacteria tests was on 6th December 2008.

Learnings

Knowledge of project and process for sharing

The construction cost of this 16 feet depth dugwell was USD469 instead of USD424

Impact

People Impacted: 56

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 56

As of June 2012, 12 consumers belonging to 3 families are using this well. A new pipe has been fixed as part of maintenance.
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According to the register record of July 2011 the total consumers=36; Families=8; Male=20, Female=16, children <5 =3 and students = 8.
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This dugwell is not being used now.

In september 5 2008, families (19 consumers) were drinking water from this dugwell and stopped from october onwards due to technical problem. Due to heavy rainfall the water became turbid and two rings got displaced. Repair work has been scheduled.

Register is being created.

People Getting Other Benefits: 50

Health meeting and villages meetings have been organized in this community-based-group. The discussion were on on arsenic health effects and personal hygiene. A training program on the maintenance of the dugwells (including chlorination) is given to develop a sense of ownership and to make the program sustainable. The register is being created.

Maintenance/Operating Costs Annual, in US$: $40

Creating and measuring long-term impact

For 40 dugwells USD1360

Funding

funded:
$1,171
Final Cost:
$1,171
edit $1,171:
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Plan/Proposal