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Drinking water facility for 150 coastal families

by Welfare Association for Development Alternative (WADA)

Summary

Scarcity of safe water is a severe crisis for people living in the coastal district Bagerhat of Bangladesh. Most of the peoples in the villages are poor. Peoples of this area are suffering very crisis for pure drinking water for salinity and water related diseases. The project will provide safe drinking water facility through providing rain water harvesting tank among the coastal ultra poor families in Bangladesh and provide training on WASH among women and children.

$22,200
total goal
$22,200
remaining
12
days

Challenge

The area suffers from a scarcity of drinking water because of its salty ground water. Most of the hand tube-wells in this area are inoperative because of presence of high levels of salt, arsenic and iron. There is high environmental vulnerability and high impact of climate change. Most of peoples specially women and children suffers from various diseases associated with inadequate safe water as diarrhoea, ascaris, dracunculiasis, hookwarm, schistosomiasis, trachoma, uterus and skin disease.

Solution

The project will provide rain water harvesting tank with installation to 150 ultra poor families free of cost those families are unable to purchase the tank at Bashbaria, vospatia, bashtoli villages of Rampal. Each family will receive 1,000 liter tank. During rainy session they will preserve the rain water safely and it will use 5-6 family members for drinking and cocking. The project will also provide water sanitation and hygiene training to women and children.

Long-Term Impact

Through this project more than 800 ultra poor peoples will get safe drinking water facility and the project will help to achieve the SDG6 target of universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all and also substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity. It will have a positive impact on life and livelihood of women and children, health condition of the family members, education of children. Water born diseases and death will be reduced.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.wadabd.org
Website of the Organization
Facebook Page
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Organization Information

Welfare Association for Development Alternative (WADA)

Location: Bagerhat Sadar, Bagerhat District - Bangladesh
Website: http:/​/​www.wadabd.org
Project Leader:
Nilufa Akter Eaty
Ms
Bagerhat, District: Bagerhat Bangladesh
Donations: $0 raised ($5,000 needed)
 
Donors: 0 (40 needed)
 
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