Introduction of RWHS for Communities in Chavakachcheri & Changani in Jaffna District

Project Areas Chavakachcheri and Changani DS in Jaffna District
Duration29th April to 31st July 2016
Funded byWorld Vision Lanka (Guarantee) Limited
Project CostWorld Vision Lanka = LKR 3,266,400
LRWHF = LKR 198,000
Total Project Cost = LKR 4,004,400
Overall ObjectiveThis project proposes to popularize RWH among the community in Chavakachcheri and Changani DS area in Jaffna District through awareness raising, demonstration and training.
Specific Objective• Development of ICE materials in Tamil for Community
• Development and printing of manual on RWH for Jaffna
• Implementation of 30 Domestic RWHS in Chavakachcheria and Changani DS

  • Awareness programs to selected GNDs
  • Selection of beneficiaries
  • Construction of 30 RWHS (15 in each DS) to households
  • Operation and maintenance training to households constructed RWHS

• Development of ICE materials in Tamil for Community
• Development and printing of manual on RWH for Jaffna

“Ahas Diya” small booklet was designed. It is designed as an awareness material, therefore the community can have brief knowledge on how, and when RWH can be practiced.


• Implementation of 30 Domestic RWHS in Chavakachcheria and Changani DS

  • Awareness programs to selected GNDs

  • Selection of beneficiaries

88 applications were totally received from households in (42) Changani DSD and (46) Chavachcheri DSD .The number for each village was selected proportionately to the number of request received from that village. The households were selected a according to the selection criteria:

  1. Distance to drinking water source more than 250 m
  2. Number of children in the household
  3. People with disability
  4. People with water born disease
  5. Women headed households
  • Construction of 30 RWHS (15 in each DS) to households

  • Operation and maintenance training to households constructed RWHS

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