Rain Water Harvesting Systems for selected schools in Changani in Jaffna District

Project Areas Changani DS in Jaffna District
Duration26th May 2017 to 30th October 2017
Funded byWorld Vision Lanka (Guarantee) Limited
Project CostWorld Vision Lanka = LKR 3,379,200
LRWHF = LKR 306,000
Beneficiary Contribution = LKR 185,000
Total Project Cost = LKR 3,870,200
Overall ObjectiveThis project proposes to establish 5 RWHS in Schools in Changani DS area in Jaffna District through raising awareness, demonstration and training.
Specific Objective1. Manual on RWH for Jaffna District.
2. Establishment of 30,000 Litre RWH Systems in Schools.
3. Training on Operations and Maintainance of RWHS

Activity 1:  Manual on RWH for Jaffna District

  • Translation of “RWH manual for Jaffna” to Tamil language and 200 copies printed.

Activity 2: Establishment of 30,000 Litre RWHS in school

  • The following schools were visited and assessed in the Changani DSD:
    1. J/Chulipuram North Aarumugam Vidyalayam
    2. J/Chulipuram East A.M.T.M School
    3. J/Vattu Karththikeya Vidyalayam
    4. J/Kaddupulam G.T.M.S
    5. J/Moolai A.M.T.M.School

    Following the assessment, 5 awareness programs were conducted for each school with 148 individuals participated in total. Construction of the last tank was completed in October 2017.

Activity 3: Training on Operations and Maintenance of RWHS

  • Five training programmes on Operation and Maintenance of rain water harvesting system for students and teachers were conducted at the 5 schools with a total of 151 individuals in attendance.

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