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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    • SMS
    Shilpi Poddar ( Project Well ) Over 4 Years after completion 29 Aug, 2013

    Operating Status:

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

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) Over 4 Years after completion 9 Jul, 2013

    Operating Status:

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

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) Over 4 Years after completion 8 Jun, 2013

    Operating Status:

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

    • SMS
    Shilpi Poddar ( Project Well ) About 4 Years after completion 11 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

    Water collection. Bisnupur khaldhar.

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) About 4 Years after completion 11 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

    Bishnupur khaldhar. Need the maintenance.

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) About 4 Years after completion 11 Mar, 2013

    Operating Status:

    Need the maintenance.

    • SMS
    Shilpi Poddar ( Project Well ) Almost 4 Years after completion 22 Dec, 2012

    Operating Status:

    7 families 41 people drinking and cooking

    • SMS
    Shilpi Poddar ( Project Well ) Almost 4 Years after completion 19 Nov, 2012

    Operating Status:

    Hand over pacage . 7familis 41 people good water .

    • SMS
    Suparna Mondol ( Project Well ) Almost 4 Years after completion 17 Nov, 2012

    Operating Status:

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

    • SMS
    Shilpi Poddar ( Project Well ) Almost 4 Years after completion 8 Nov, 2012

    Operating Status:

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

    • SMS
    Shilpi Poddar ( Project Well ) Almost 4 Years after completion 19 Oct, 2012

    Operating Status:

    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
$1,171:
Blue Planet Network

Plan/Proposal