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

Project Areas Chavakachcheri and Changani DS in Jaffna District
Duration05th May to 31st October 2016
Funded byWorld Vision Lanka (Guarantee) Limited
Project CostWorld Vision Lanka = LKR 4,401,000
LRWHF = LKR 148,800
Beneficiary Contribution = LKR 144,000
Total Project Cost = LKR 4,693,800
Overall ObjectiveThis project proposes to establish 8 RWHS in Schools in Chavakachcheri and Changani DS area in Jaffna District through awareness raising, demonstration and trainings.
Specific Objective• Feasibility survey of selected schools
• Awareness on rwh to parents and teacher of the school
• Construction 30,000 liter ferrocementrwhs
• Training on operation and maintenance of RWHS

1.1 Feasibility survey of selected schools 

The feasibility study for 4 schools were conducted at the following schools:

Chavachcheri DSD:

  • J/Nuffield School for deaf and blind, Kaithady
  • J/Varani Central Collage,Karampikuruchchi
  • J / Kachchi G T M School , Kodigaman GN
  • J/Navatkuli Maha Vidayalaya, Navatkuli GN  

Changani DSD:

  • J/Vadu Thirunavukarasu Vidyayalayam
  • J/ Thiravadinilai Sivar Tamil Mix school, Chulipuram

1.2 Awareness on rainwater harvesting to parents and teachers of the schools


1.3 Construct 30,000 litre ferrocement rainwater harvesting systems 

Rain water harvesting system consisting of 30,000 litre Ferrocement tank, 2 sets of gutters, first flush system , filter and 3 taps was constructed.

1.4 Training on operation and maintenance of rainwater harvesting system 

Conducted training program on operation and maintenance of rain water harvesting system


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