Installation of Rainwater Harvesting Systems at Mahakachchakody village in Vavuniya District

Project Areas Mahakachchakody DS in Vavuniya District
Duration26th May 2017 to 25th July 2017
Funded byInitiatives in Development of Entrepreneur Approaches and Strategies (IDEAS)
Project CostIDEAS = LKR 364,500
Total Project Cost = LKR 364,500
Overall ObjectiveThis project proposes to establish 5 RWHS in households in Mahakachchakody DS area in Vavuniya District through raising awareness, demonstration and training.
Specific Objective1. Awareness program for selected beneficiaries.
2. Ensure that 5 RWHS (8000L storage tanks) are constructed to the specifications stated in annex to required standards and on time.
3. Train households on Operations and Maintainance of RWHS

Progress

Activity 1: Implementation of 8,000 L Domestic RWHS in Mahakachchakody

Five beneficiaries were selected by LRWHF from the Mahakachchkodiya community.

  1. Ms M.Chandrawathi
  2. Ms Awusadahamige Sumanawathi
  3. Mr A.M.Wimalasiri
  4. Mr S Priyantha Sirisena
  5. Ms Ranjika Piya Chndrasekara

Activity 2: Ensure that 5 RWHS (8000L storage tanks) are constructed to the specifications stated in annex to required standards and on time

Five RWHS consisting of 8,000L Ferrocement tank, gutters, first flush system, filter and tap were constructed.

Activity 3: Train households on Operations and Maintainance of RWHS

An awareness on RWH and Operation and Maintenance of RWHS program was held at Mahakachchikodiya GN, Vavuniya District.

Constraints

Ms Wasantha Nilmini was selected initially but twas unable to provide unskilled labour support and install valance boards. Therefore, Ms. Ranjika Piya Chandrasekara  was selected because she suffers from urine infections and they agreed to install valance board within a short timeframe.

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