Rainwater Harvesting Systems for households in Changani Division in Jaffna District

Project Areas Changani Division, Jaffna District, North Province
Duration30th April – 31st July 2018
Funded by World Vision
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Project Activities: Objective 1 - Selection of beneficiaries and awareness
Objective 2 - Construction of 15 RWHS in selected households
Objective 3 - Operation and maintenance training to households
Project CostLKR 1,890,000
Project Objective: This project proposes to establish 15 RWHS in households in Changani DS area in Jaffna District through awareness raising demonstration and training.

Progress

Objective 1 

Selection of Beneficiaries and awareness

The selection of beneficiaries in Changani DSD was successfully completed. We received 30 applications from the 03 villages in total.

  • In Chulipuram east GN received 04 applications and selected 03 Households for RWHS Construction.
  • In Ponnalai west GN received 07 applications and selected 04 Households for RWHS Construction.
  • In Araly west GN received 19 applications and selected 08 households for RWHS Construction.

Conducted awareness programs to beneficiaries.

  • Awareness program was held at Chulipuram east GN on 18th May 2018.

Female-03,  Male   -01,  Total  participants-04

  • Awareness program was held at Ponnalai west GN on 18th May 2018.

Female-01,  Male   -05, Total  participants-06

  • Awareness program was held at Araly west GN on 22th May 2018. Female-14,  Male   -10, Total  participants-24

Objective 2

Construction of 15 RWHS in selected households

  • Rain water harvesting system consisting of 8,000 liter Ferro cement tank, gutters, first flush system, filter and tap construction completed at;
    • Chulipuram East (03 RWHS) Construction work was started on 18/06/2018 & completed on 23/06/2018.
    • Ponnalai West (04 RWHS) Construction work was started on 20/06/2018 & completed on 25/06/2018.
    • Araly West (08 RWHS)Construction work was started on 23/06/2018 & completed on 10/07/2018.

Objective 3 

Operation and maintenance training to households

  • Conducted O&M Programs to household beneficiaries.
    • O&M program was held at Chulipuram east GN on 23rd July 2018. Total 03 males participated.
    • O&M program was held at Ponnalai West GN on 23rd July 2018. Total 4 females participated.
    • Awareness program was held at Araly West GN on 23rd July 2018. 06 Female, 02 male and total 8 participated.

Research and development

Modified first flush system with floating ball to prevent contamination of first flush water into the tank was installed. At each household system. modified first flush system

 

 

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Awareness program-Araly west GNConstruction on going at Mr Thavarasa Yogamalar, Araly west
O&M program at araly west 1O&M program at araly west 2
O&M Program at Araly WestO&M Program at Araly West
O&M program at ponnali west 1O&M program at ponnali west 2
O&M Program at Ponnalai WestO&M Program at Ponnalai West
O&M program at chulipuram east 1O&M program at chulipuram 2
O&M Program at Chulipuram EastO&M Program at Chulipuram East

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