Clean Drinking Water Source for Communities Affected with Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown-etiology (CKDu) through Rain Water Harvesting

Project Areas Mahakachchikodiya, in Vavuniya South Divisional Secretariat of Vavuniya District in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka
DurationJune 2016 to November 2016
Funded byKorea Green Foundation
Project CostKorea Green Foundation: USD 5,000
LRWHF: USD 1,940
Beneficiaries: USD 1,280
Total Project Cost: USD 8,220
Project ObjectiveProject object is to introduce and promote sustainable and safe drinking water option for communities affected with Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown-etiology (CKDu)
Project Activities
  • Awareness program on rainwater harvesting and its advantages with community and officials in the village
  • Selection of Beneficiaries
  • Construct 12 Roof Rain Water Harvesting Systems (RWH) to selected beneficiary households
  • Training on Operations and Maintenance of RWHS to Households

  1. Awareness program on rainwater harvesting and its advantages with community and officials in the village was held on 9th June 2016. (46 beneficiaries participated)

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