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Securing Livelihood through Mason Training in Cyclone Fani affected Villages

The project "Rehabilitation of Drinking Water supply to Schools, Anganwadis, Households and Securing Livelihood through Mason Training in Cyclone Fani affected villages" aims to enable secure, sustainable livelihoods for women and men by facilitating up-skilling of unskilled workers in the construction sector through masonry training. It will create a pool of skilled masons for supporting the large scale habitat reconstruction affected by the Cyclone Fani in Khordha district of Odisha.

The project aims to build technical skills of identified villagers to take advantages of increasing opportunities in construction sector.

REACH

3 villages

REGION

Khordha in Odisha

PROJECT STATUS

Completed

TIMELINE

August 2019 to January 2020

BUDGET

₹ 17.33 lakh

PARTNERS

PricewaterhouseCoopers India Foundation

ACTIVITIES

  • Identification of potential list of trainees for masonry training
  • Creating a pool of trained masons to support large scale habitat reconstruction
  • Providing an extensive 60 days of training by master trainers through classroom and on-field training

RESULTS

  • 28 men and women trained as masons
  • Formation of Village Development Committees in three villages
  • 6000 litre RCC water tank constructed in the school premises of Krushnanagar Ambapadia, Bhalunka, Chudanga villages
  • Hand Wash Basin with four taps constructed in the schools and with two taps in the Anganwadis of three villages
  • 11 Water Standposts in Krushnanagar Ambapadia, Bhalunka and Chudanga for supplying drinking water to the village communities
  • Four school toilets repaired in Krushnanagar Ambapadia and Chudanga 
  • Seven Anganwadi toilets repaired in Krushnanagar Ambapadia and Chudanga 
  • Water supply connections to the toilets of schools and Anganwadis of the three villages