Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"

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Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"
Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"
Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"
Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"
Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"
Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"
Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"
Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"
Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"

Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"

Thanks continued…… from our community members who are the direct beneficiaries of your support. In the current quarter, we have primarily focus on the training of mason in target village and panchyats because the major problem is of trained session availability at village level in last 3 month’s we have conducted 5 training of Mason in Bhagalpur and Samastipur

The intervention has been introduced in 5 blocks namely Kahalgaon, Pirpainti, Shahkund, Jagdishpur and Sanhoulla of Bhagalpur district.  The sole essence of the project is to ensure that the poor and the vulnerable sections of the select blocks of Bhagalpur can have equitable access to all the public schemes related to health and sanitation, education and social security to enhance their wellbeing, with a special focus on improving delivery and accountability mechanisms.

 Thus, AIPAD aim towards ensuring that all the people including the poor can access the benefits of the public schemes.
Uniqueness of AIPAD:

1. Adopt participatory and collaborative approach
2. Focus on the entire community, including all vulnerable groups
3. Involve wide range of stakeholders at village, block, district and state level

 The effort has been created a responsible and aware citizenry, empowered the community to work together with the Government so that the entire community including the poor and the vulnerable can have access to better services for an improved living standard. We are working in three domain mainly Health, Education & Social Security.

 

Health & Sanitation:

Health, sanitation and hygiene are important factors for socio-economic development of a community. Good health and sanitation practices reduces the risk of acquiring diseases, thus saves individuals from monetary expenditures. Good health also ensures better work productivity which in turn improves household’s economy. Poor sanitation and unhygienic conditions are the key causes of poor health, diseases and mortality, especially among children. The effects of poor sanitation permeate into every aspect of life; economic, health, education, nutrition, dignity and empowerment, stemming into an unending cycle of poverty and deprivation.

To improve the sanitation condition in school, Anganwadi, we have initiated several tools like meeting with mothers and kids at Anganwadi center and also engaged Vidyalaya Siksha Samiti,Parents  & teachers to monitor the sanitation condition of schools and took measures to improve it. We also initiated the Hand washing practices in schools and Anganwadi centers. We educated members of Meena Manch in schools on menstrual hygiene.

 

We have also initiated meeting with Lactating mothers and pregnant women and discuss on personal hygiene and Post natal care. We motivate community for construction of toilets and  its use. We tried to educate them about benefit of toilets on perspective of health, financial, social. Team also support in survey of existing facilities of toilets in the community along with Lohiya Swachchhata Mission team.

 

WASH

 

  1. 30 staff’s capacity building on WASH and communication done. Now we have to follow these training.
  2. To commemorate this event we focused on our geographical area schools & sensitized the students on the Swwach Bharat Mission and ODF in the form of community meetings and rallies. We also organized painting and essay competitions and gave away prizes for the best painting and essay.
  • Highlighted the low cost toilet construction model as envisaged by the government.
  • We emphasized among the students the importance of toilets and hygiene.
  1. We organized in all our interventions school I,e 32 global hand washing day in which we oriented students on steps of hand washing and its importance.

 

Name of activity: Mission recycle support my school Phase -2.

No. of school covered- 15

No. of participants- 2355

Description: In this activity we conduct awareness sessions in schools and communities on waste management; in particular to plastic and PET waste, through various games and activities by using the Information, Education & Communication (IEC) materials developed with different stakeholders like Teachers, SMC Members, Grampanchayats, Students and Parents also. We aware 15th schools of our interventional area Kalyanpur Samastipur and Patna urban also on support my school mission recycling. In this we sensitized of children and school teachers, SMC members grampanchayts to session wise main objectives and his outcomes.

These topics are discussed at schools on Mission recycle.     

  • Pet Recycling- In this we sensitized to children  India has a very high rate of PET recycling as compared to any other plastic as it is highly valuable. Useful products like shirts, bags, shoes and blankets can be made from the polyester obtained from recycling PET. It also saves a lot of energy that can be used to light homes.
  • Waste segregation- In this session Waste should be segregated into 3 categories at source: Wet waste or food waste or biodegradable waste for composting in the Green Bin. Dry waste or non-biodegradable waste for recycling in the Blue Bin. Domestic Hazardous waste for incineration or landfill in the Red Bin.
  • DOS and DON”TS- To simplify and list down a basic set of Dos and Don’ts for children to follow in their day-to-day life to create a positive impact on society.
  • To encourage children to see how our mode of celebrations affect the environment in harmful ways and to explain to them alternative ways of organizing events and parties to celebrate their Birthdays.
  • Puzzle game- In this we sensitized a method to assess the knowledge of children about waste management. The activity also provides an opportunity for students to understand that if managed properly, waste can come back into our lives as a resource through Puzzle game.
  • Vertical Gardening- In this intended to introduce children to gardening and reusing of plastics. We sensitized  to children during the process and encourage them to be creative and innovative as well. There could be a drive where each child or group of 2 children take care of their own vertical garden in school for a month.

Health and WASH

 

Activity #1 Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Day.

We participated in 5 non budgeted Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Day in our project intervention area. This time during VHSND our key focus was on monitoring of 4th ANC of pregnant women and to ensure that every pregnant woman went through all the 4 essential elements of ANC checkup and we also ensured Anemia testing of pregnant women.

  • Total Participants                                                             : 238
  • Total women registered for ANC                              : 17
  • Total Children provided immunization                    : 91
  • Total number of ANC                                                     : 63
  • No of Lactating women                                                 : 98
  • Anemia test of pregnant women                              : 56
  • Name of activity:- World water day.
  • Date:- 22/03/2019
  • No. of Participants:- 875
  • No. of school covered: 7
  • Description:- in this activity we celebrate World water day at MS Bhagirathpur, MS Tolemathurapur, MS Birsingpur, MS Jhaury, MS Keshopatti, MS Basudepur Moth and MS Basudeopur horizon of our intervention area. In this activity we organized Drawing/Painting, essay and Quiz competition on significance of water, safe drinking water, hygiene practices, Water conservation, Water harvesting technique , Global warming  and sensitized to children how to conserve water and Ecology. Children are very interested in this competition and they performed very well. We felicitated topper students by Head master and teachers  in this.
  • Name of activity: Orientation of SMC/ teachers on school WASH, at schools
  • No. of Participants: 55
  • Venue: MS Keshopatti
  • Date: 18/3/2019

Description:- in this activity we oriented and sensitized to Teachers and SMC members on school wash also  aware  on gender and age appropriate WASH facilities and activities in schools, SMC can work  well-functioning school system, Consistency of positive actions . SMC  change the dynamics and solutions will begin to take shape, first at local levels and then at the larger systemic levels. In this programme we covered five schools and 50 School teachers and SMC members of MS keshopatti, PS chandharpur, PS daulatpur, MS bhagirathpur and MS sivnandanpur.


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Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"

Thanks continued…… from our community members who are the direct beneficiaries of your support. In the current quarter, we have primarily focus on the training of mason in target village and Panchyats because the major problem is of trained session availability at village level in last 3 month’s we have conducted 4 training of Mason in Bhagalpur and Samastipur.

Bhagalpur intervention:-

Large Scale Sanitation Campaign:

Lohiya Swachh Bihar Abhiyan (LSBA) is a combination of Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin (SBM-G)-a centrally sponsored scheme and Lohiya Swachh Yojana (LSY)-a state sponsored scheme which aims at 100% elimination of open defecation, promotion of cleanliness and hygiene improving the overall quality of life in the rural areas of Bihar.  The project is driven through two schemes viz. Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin and Lohiya Swachhta Yojana. The mission of the project is to eliminate open defecation system from Bihar by Feb 02, 2019.

Mr. Arvind Kumar, Block Development Officer, Sanhoula has nominated Mr. Ashish kumar, programme coordinator , Nidan as Nodal officer for open defecation free campaign of Madarganj & Bhuriya  Mahiyama Panchayat under Sanhoula block.

 

 

AIPAD team has organised several rally, community interface for open defecation free Sanhoula. We also used different IEC for behaviour change with the help of advocacy group/youth group / students etc.  We give special focus on Behavioural Change Communication (BCC) among the community members.

World Toilet day

The world is not on track to reach Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: to ensure availability and sustainable management of sanitation and water for all by 2030. In fact, 4.5 billion people live without safely managed sanitation and 892 million people still practise open defecation. Toilet play a crucial role in creating a strong economy, as well as improving health and protecting  people’s safety and dignity, particularly women’s and girls’.

On the occasion of world Toilet day on 19November, AIPAD team has organised rallies, meetings and also demonstrated hand washing practises in AWCs/schools

 

Street plays organised to convey message of healthy eating habit and hygiene 

Street Play are a dynamic way of raising awareness on the issues the plague our society. Those taking part in these carry a huge responsibility of spreading the message to audiences across the locality. Message of healthy eating habits have been spread via enacting various informative stories in series of nukkad natak organised by Nidan, The Nand and Jeet Khemaka Foundation supported by European Union under AIPAD progamme.  The main objective is to develop general sense of cleanliness and hygiene among the people. Street plays were staged at different places to give a message to avoid eating cut fruits, washing vegetables before cooking and hand washing. We have raised the many issues like nutrition, health, and hygienic Cleanness etc through street play. Block Development officer & Block coordinator of Lohiya Swachha Bihar Abhiyan, Sanhoula block presented during the street play and also motivated to the community regarding ODF, Health and Nutrition. Mukhiya, ward members, Advocacy group members, youth group members are assisted in organising the events.                             

Samastipur intervention:-

Celebration of Global WASH Days- Global handwashing Day:-   On the Occasion of Global Handwashing Day Event we organized Prabhat Pheris, community meetings on the significance of Safe Hands- Clean Hands which was also the theme for this year’s event. Total Participants: 387.

Celebration of Global WASH Days- World Toilet Day:-  On the Occasion of the World Toilet Day event we organized activities at school level on the usage of toilets, behavior change. During this event we encouraged children to undertake hygiene promotional activities and promoted children’s views on usage of toilets through painting activities and School WASH.  Total Participants: 1511.

Training of Preraks on CLTS & Staff Training on WASH:- Based on the very successful training of PRERAKS conducted by PLAN-NIDAN in the month of October we were again approached with a similar request by the district administration led by DM Shri.Chandrashekhar Singh and the nodal agency in the district for Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin , the department of Drinking Water and Sanitation capacity building training/Workshop of PRERAKS of ROSERA,BITHAN and Shivajinagar Blocks. We successfully conducted and organized the 02 days CLTS training for the promotion of skilled managers from 20th Nov till 24th Nov, 2018 in two batches of two days each at Rosera and Shivajinagar Blocks. Partner staff of PLAN also participated in the training at Rosera. The significance related to the knowledge and subject of the pre and post training was assessed. After analyzing the questionnaire pre and post-training, it seems clear that after the training, there has been a lot of increase in the level of knowledge of the subjects and the participants have now got adequate proficiency to work in their respective areas. Total Participants 166 including PLAN Staff.

Orientation of SMC/Teachers on School WASH at schools:- On the 8th of December, 2018 we organised Orientation meeting with SMC’s of SANKULS of our project intervention area at Basudeopur Harijan School.  As a result of this meeting there was a better understanding among SMC about their roles and responsibilities, they were introducred to school WASH and are now better informed about the structure of School WASh Plan and how it is made. Total Participants: 50.

Orientation of child cabinets & WASH sessions with children at schools: - On the 29th of December 2018 We organised Orientation Training of Child cabinets and WASh Sessions with Children at two project intervention schools : UMS Kalyanpur and Basueopur School.  Through this activity we were successful in building awareness among stakeholders on role of child cabinets in ensuring gender and child friendly Water, sanitation facilities in schools. We discussed about the roles and responsibilities of Child Cabinets, Introduction of children of classes 4 th to 8th on School WASH through School WASh books followed by a painting activity on School WASH and Water and Sanitation. Total Participants; 700.

Interactive session with girls on MHM at schools.:- In the month of December we organised interactive session with Girls at three project intervention schools at Govindpur Khajuri, Birsingpur and Shri Sundar Ucch Vidyalaya in our project intervention area. Girls and lady teachers were sensitized on key hygiene behaviour,  disposable mechanism of sanitary napkins for providing ease and comfort to girls at schools during menstruation and adoption of best hygiene practices for better health.Total Participants: 639.

Wall paintings and writing at strategic locations.:-  We have initiated the process of Wall writing and painting on various aspects of Sanitation and hygiene in our project intervention schools, AWC and community locations.At school we are painting the Correct and proper usage of toilets, at AWC the hand washing techniques and at Community centres  painting of Oral Fecal Transmissions. Till date we have completed 10 paintings and Wall writings in our project intervention area.

Two Days district Level workshop of  PRERAKS on CLTS.:-  Upon the request of the Nodal Agency in the District Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (DSBMG),we organized the training of 02 days CLTS training in the 01 batch for the promotion of skilled managers from 04 October to 05 October 2018 at District Magistrate Meeting Hall at Samastipur. After this two day training, based on the screening done through different medium , we fixed the roles every PRERAK will play at their respective GPs. Total Participants: 102 from Kalyanur and Samastipur Block.


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Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"

Thanks continued…… from our community members who are the direct beneficiaries of your support. In the current quarter, we have primarily focus on the training of mason in target village and panchyats because the major problem is of trained session availability at village level in last 3month’s we have conducted 4 training of Mason in Samastipur and Bhagalpur.

Samastipur intervention:-

Up gradation of school toilets for Menstrual health hygiene and management (MHM) at Samastipur:-

We have established two Changing rooms for Adolescent girls at Basudeopur school and Govindpur Khajuri schools for Menstrual health hygiene and management. All the changing rooms are equipped with wash basin and wall handing facilities and are properly ventilated. To make the usage of changing rooms a regular phenomenon we have oriented the female teachers and girl students of these schools for ensuring behavior change and upkeep of facilities.

Construction of Soak pits :-

We have constructed 5 soak pits at our project intervention schools to ensure proper drainage and have also linked it with water flowing out of hand pumps.

Operation and maintenance of WASH facilities at schools/ICDS centers (need based):-

Towards operation and maintenance of WASH facilities at schools we have constructed 5 Hand washing platform on the lines of what we had earlier done at Keshopatti School equipped with water taps, platform for standing, proper drainage etc. Also we have carried out repairing of water supply defunct pipes, replaced broken taps, and constructed slabs of 6 ft * 5 ft and other varying sizes at 5 Hand pump points at project intervention schools.

We have established one WASH basin at Khajuri school and connected it to water supply point through underground pipe and at Basudeopur school we have installed one flush as a part of toilet upgrade.

Bhagalpur intervention:-

Health & Sanitation:

Health, sanitation and hygiene are important factors for socio-economic development of a community. Good health and sanitation practices reduces the risk of acquiring diseases, thus saves individuals from monetary expenditures. Good health also ensures better work productivity which in turn improves household’s economy. Poor sanitation and unhygienic conditions are the key causes of poor health, diseases and mortality, especially among children. The effects of poor sanitation permeate into every aspect of life; economic, health, education, nutrition, dignity and empowerment, stemming into an unending cycle of poverty and deprivation.

To improve the sanitation condition in school, Anganwadi, we have initiated several tools like meeting with mothers and kids at Anganwadi center and also engaged Vidyalaya Siksha Samiti,Parents & teachers to monitor the sanitation condition of schools and took measures to improve it. We also initiated the Hand washing practices in schools and Anganwadi centers. We educated members of Meena Manch in schools on menstrual hygiene.

We have also initiated meeting with Lactating mothers and pregnant women and discuss on personal hygiene and Post natal care. We motivate community for construction of toilets and its use. We tried to educate them about benefit of toilets on perspective of health, financial, social. Team also support in survey of existing facilities of toilets in the community along with Lohiya Swachchhata Mission team.


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Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"

Thanks continued…… from our community members who are the direct beneficiaries of your support. In the current quarter, we have primarily focus on the training of mason in target village and panchyats because the major problem is of trained session availability at village level in last 5 month’s we have conducted 8 training of Mason in Bhagalpur and Samastipur

The intervention has been introduced in 5 blocks namely Kahalgaon, Pirpainti, Shahkund, Jagdishpur and Sanhoulla of Bhagalpur district. The sole essence of the project is to ensure that the poor and the vulnerable sections of the select blocks of Bhagalpur can have equitable access to all the public schemes related to health and sanitation, education and social security to enhance their wellbeing, with a special focus on improving delivery and accountability mechanisms.

Thus, AIPAD aim towards ensuring that all the people including the poor can access the benefits of the public schemes.
Uniqueness of AIPAD:

1. Adopt participatory and collaborative approach
2. Focus on the entire community, including all vulnerable groups
3. Involve wide range of stakeholders at village, block, district and state level

 The effort has been created a responsible and aware citizenry, empowered the community to work together with the Government so that the entire community including the poor and the vulnerable can have access to better services for an improved living standard. We are working in three domain mainly Health, Education & Social Security.

 

Health & Sanitation:

Health, sanitation and hygiene are important factors for socio-economic development of a community. Good health and sanitation practices reduces the risk of acquiring diseases, thus saves individuals from monetary expenditures. Good health also ensures better work productivity which in turn improves household’s economy. Poor sanitation and unhygienic conditions are the key causes of poor health, diseases and mortality, especially among children. The effects of poor sanitation permeate into every aspect of life; economic, health, education, nutrition, dignity and empowerment, stemming into an unending cycle of poverty and deprivation.

To improve the sanitation condition in school, Anganwadi, we have initiated several tools like meeting with mothers and kids at Anganwadi center and also engaged Vidyalaya Siksha Samiti,Parents & teachers to monitor the sanitation condition of schools and took measures to improve it. We also initiated the Hand washing practices in schools and Anganwadi centers. We educated members of Meena Manch in schools on menstrual hygiene.

 

We have also initiated meeting with Lactating mothers and pregnant women and discuss on personal hygiene and Post natal care. We motivate community for construction of toilets and its use. We tried to educate them about benefit of toilets on perspective of health, financial, social. Team also support in survey of existing facilities of toilets in the community along with Lohiya Swachchhata Mission team.

 

WASH

 

  1. 30 staff’s capacity building on WASH and communication done. Now we have to follow these training.
  2. To commemorate this event we focused on our geographical area schools & sensitized the students on the Swwach Bharat Mission and ODF in the form of community meetings and rallies. We also organized painting and essay competitions and gave away prizes for the best painting and essay.
  • Highlighted the low cost toilet construction model as envisaged by the government.
  • We emphasized among the students the importance of toilets and hygiene.
  1. We organized in all our interventions school I,e 32 global hand washing day in which we oriented students on steps of hand washing and its importance.

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Abolish Open Defecation from India:"Build Toilets"

Thanks continued…… from our community members who are the direct beneficiaries of your support. In the current quarter, we have primarily focus on the training of mason in target village and panchyats because the major problem is of trained session availability at village level in last 5 month’s we have conducted 8 training of Mason in Bhagalpur and Samastipur

The intervention has been introduced in 5 blocks namely Kahalgaon, Pirpainti, Shahkund, Jagdishpur and Sanhoulla of Bhagalpur district.  The sole essence of the project is to ensure that the poor and the vulnerable sections of the select blocks of Bhagalpur can have equitable access to all the public schemes related to health and sanitation, education and social security to enhance their wellbeing, with a special focus on improving delivery and accountability mechanisms.

 Thus, AIPAD aim towards ensuring that all the people including the poor can access the benefits of the public schemes.
Uniqueness of AIPAD:

1. Adopt participatory and collaborative approach
2. Focus on the entire community, including all vulnerable groups
3. Involve wide range of stakeholders at village, block, district and state level

 The effort has been created a responsible and aware citizenry, empowered the community to work together with the Government so that the entire community including the poor and the vulnerable can have access to better services for an improved living standard. We are working in three domain mainly Health, Education & Social Security.

 

Health & Sanitation:

Health, sanitation and hygiene are important factors for socio-economic development of a community. Good health and sanitation practices reduces the risk of acquiring diseases, thus saves individuals from monetary expenditures. Good health also ensures better work productivity which in turn improves household’s economy. Poor sanitation and unhygienic conditions are the key causes of poor health, diseases and mortality, especially among children. The effects of poor sanitation permeate into every aspect of life; economic, health, education, nutrition, dignity and empowerment, stemming into an unending cycle of poverty and deprivation.

To improve the sanitation condition in school, Anganwadi, we have initiated several tools like meeting with mothers and kids at Anganwadi center and also engaged Vidyalaya Siksha Samiti,Parents  & teachers to monitor the sanitation condition of schools and took measures to improve it. We also initiated the Hand washing practices in schools and Anganwadi centers. We educated members of Meena Manch in schools on menstrual hygiene.

 

We have also initiated meeting with Lactating mothers and pregnant women and discuss on personal hygiene and Post natal care. We motivate community for construction of toilets and  its use. We tried to educate them about benefit of toilets on perspective of health, financial, social. Team also support in survey of existing facilities of toilets in the community along with Lohiya Swachchhata Mission team.

 

WASH

1.Communication and Capacity Building activities on WASH

        2.World Toilet Day 19 November

        3.Global hand washing day 15th Oct

 

  1. 28 staff’s capacity building on WASH and communication done. Now we have to follow these training.
  2. . To commemorate this event we focused on our geographical area schools & sensitized the students on the Swwach Bharat Mission and ODF in the form of community meetings and rallies. We also organized painting and essay competitions and gave away prizes for the best painting and essay.
  • Highlighted the low cost toilet constructionmodel as envisaged by the government.
  • We emphasized among the students the importance of toilets and hygiene.
  1. We organized in all our interventions school I,e 32 global hand washing day in which we oriented students on steps of hand washing and its importance.
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Location: Patna, Bihar - India
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Mayank Jain
Project Leader:
Mayank Jain
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