Project activity Report on " Rain Water Hervesting September - Nov.2011
By Syed Aftab Hussain Bukhari - Secretary General/ CEO
Sep – Nov, 2011 Report
Himalayan Rural Support Program HRSP
Project Title: Rain Water Harvesting for 100 Household in Union Council Degwar Haveli Azad Kashmir
Current Project Activity REPORT Sep-November, 2011
Beneficiary household have been selected and there detailed profile has also been generated through household data forms.
Designing and specification of the rainwater harvesting packages have been finalized by the Engineer.
Market Survey and analysis have been completed for purchasing Rainwater harvesting packages. Each package includes the following items
Water tanks PVC 400 gallons
PVC pipe 2″ radius length 9ft
CGI Sheets L=10ft & W=4ft
Suppliers have been identified for provision of the material while the contracts for supplies will be signed in the due course of time as per the availability of funds.
Local community has pledged to contribute their share in installation of each package.
iv) Project Proposed Activities
Hiring of project staff
Training of Masons and community volunteers
Making 100 house’ roofs able to harvest rain water
Construction of 100 water ponds
Hygiene and sanitation trainings for the people especially mothers and fathers of children of age less than five
The proposed Project area receives 1500 mm rain/year which can be stored and we want to modify house roofs which are made up of CGI sheet to store rain water and to construct water ponds it will be done by training of local people who will build such roofs. Some of them have already CGI sheet roofs to modify in Rain water harvesting enables. Sites for water ponds construction and the process of community mobilization has also been initiated and got a good acceptance and appreciation. It will bring the people out of grab of rare water. It is hoped to have the Project area open defecation free (ODF) by implementation of this Project and the health of women and children will be improved in particular and the general public as a whole. When we identified this need from Union Council Degwar the local community altogether were very thanks full upon, because they need water for vegetable growing, cattle raring, using in Toilets, washing clothes, Constructing houses and a good sanitation. Because this area is water scares. Local poorer communities are waiting for this marvelous response from the donors to meet the dire need and provide an opportunity to say thanks.
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