Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India

by Smile always Foundation
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India
Drinking Water Hand Pumps in Needy Areas in India

Summary

The Project provides safe drinking water for poor and needy people in hot summer. More than 72,500 people in 100 communities will be benefited through drinking water will be benefited through sanitation and Hygiene in drought hit areas in Andhra Pradesh, India. Our Project beneficiaries belong to Backward Class, Scheduled Caste and Tribal communities who are poor and marginalized. The Project is aligned with sanitation and hygiene. The community people will get awareness on sanitation.

$80
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years

Challenge

The people in the target areas trek long distances to collect water from the streams which are contaminated. The women, girl child and children spend much time in getting pots of water for their drinking and usage purposes. They are poorly educated (mostly illiterate), either due to the prevailing custom of not educating girl children or a lack of means while growing up, and they have little time or opportunity once they are married off. the children are affected with water-borne diseases.

Solution

'Smile Always' has been providing Drinking Water Hand pumps it is kind enough to support for repair of bore wells in needy areas. The organization is working towards providing safe drinking water to the maximum extent possible in its target villages.The community came forward for their participation in owning the bore well and its maintenance.Community meetings are arranged with village people. This is to mobilize interest and enthusiasm as well as raise awareness about the project.

Long-Term Impact

The project has long term benefit that the maintenance and repair of the Water system is managed by the community itself with the help of 'Committee On Safe Water And Sanitation' (COSWAS). The Project is aligned with sanitation and hygiene. The community people will get awareness on sanitation. The children will attend their school instead of investing lot of time on procuring water. The community came forward for their participation in owning the bore well and its maintenance.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

Organization Information

Smile always Foundation

Location: Hyderabad - India
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @SmileAlways2005
Smile always Foundation
Silas Paul
Project Leader:
Silas Paul
Dr.
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh India

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