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Increasing Access to Improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in India

The ‘Increasing Access to Improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services in India’ project was implemented to provide round-the-clock water supply, toilets and bathing rooms in more than 100 villages in rural Odisha.

The project aimed to provide functional water supply systems, toilets and bathing room units to village communities in rural Odisha.

REACH

1405 households, 22 villages

REGION

Four districts in Odisha

PROJECT STATUS

Completed

TIMELINE

July 2012 to January 2016

BUDGET

₹ 10.83 crore

PARTNERS

charity: water

ACTIVITIES

  • 100% inclusion of all households
  • Completion of baseline survey
  • Identification and development of water source
  • Construction of water tank
  • Laying of distribution pipeline
  • Electrification of target villages
  • Commissioning of water supply
  • Registration of Village Executive Committees
  • Construction of toilets and bathrooms
  • Capacity building

RESULTS

  • Improved sanitation and bathing room facilities for 1403 families in 22 villages
  • 24*7 piped water supply for 3598 families in 73 habitations
  • Improved access to safe water in 12 schools
  • Adoption of constructed WASH facilities in 87 habitations
  • Reduction in water borne diseases in villages where water supply has been commissioned
  • Elimination of drudgery, involved in fetching and carrying water, of women in 87 habitations