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

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

    11'6" water, 500ml theoline was sold.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed Tue 09 Jul 2013, About 7 Years ago

    Health meeting has been finished . M-1,F-7, Ch-7.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed Sat 08 Jun 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    Health meeting neer this dugwell pw-81. M-4,F-9,Ch-22. Khar para, Simulpur anchol, Gaighata.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed Mon 11 Mar 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    Need the maintenance.

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed Mon 11 Mar 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    Bishnupur khaldhar. Need the maintenance.

  • Shilpi Poddar of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed Mon 11 Mar 2013, Over 7 Years ago

    Water collection. Bisnupur khaldhar.

  • Shilpi Poddar of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed Sat 22 Dec 2012, Almost 8 Years ago

    7 families 41 people drinking and cooking

  • Shilpi Poddar of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: in_progress Mon 19 Nov 2012, Almost 8 Years ago

    Hand over pacage . 7familis 41 people good water .

  • Suparna Mondol of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: in_progress Sat 17 Nov 2012, Almost 8 Years ago

    Health meeting ok . Good water, 7 familis, 41 people, cooking & drinking .

  • Shilpi Poddar of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: completed Thu 08 Nov 2012, Almost 8 Years ago

    7 families 41 people, good water, used for drinking and cooking .

  • Shilpi Poddar of Project Well
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    Implementation Status: in_progress Fri 19 Oct 2012, Almost 8 Years ago

    water 10'5". 7family 41 people. good water. drinking and cooking usre.

  • 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 22 PPB tested on 30th June 2008. The Total coliform is 290 and Fecal coliform was 54. Date of water collection for bacteria tests was on 6th December 2008.

Impact

People Impacted: 41

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 41

According to the report of June 2012 this well is still dry. In January 38 consumers belonging to 7 familes were using this well.
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According to the register records of July 2011, there are 5 beneficiary families and 34 consumers: Male=19, Female=15 and children <5=2.

People Getting Other Benefits: 50

Health meeting and villages meetings have been organized in this community-based-group. The discussions were 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.

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

Creating and measuring long-term impact

For 40 dugwells USD1360

Implementer: Aqua Welfare Society, West Bengal, India

Aqua Welfare Society, AWS, is the partner NGO. Their office is based in the North 24 Parganas. The 8 honorary board members are located in Kolkata. There are only 5 field workers who are interacting with the villagers and beneficiaries, training the users on maintenance of the dugwells, organizing village meetings and health meetings. A technical advisor of AWS is based in Kolkata who visits the village occasionally and one awareness programmer who is in charge of awareness programs in the communities and educational institutions. There is an accountant and also a data entry person on part time basis.

Funding

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