Installation of Rainwater Harvesting Systems at Mahakachchakody village in Vavuniya District
|Project Areas||Mahakachchakody DS in Vavuniya District|
|Duration||26th May 2017 to 25th July 2017|
|Funded by||Initiatives in Development of Entrepreneur Approaches and Strategies (IDEAS)|
|Project Cost||IDEAS = LKR 364,500|
Total Project Cost = LKR 364,500
|Overall Objective||This project proposes to establish 5 RWHS in households in Mahakachchakody DS area in Vavuniya District through raising awareness, demonstration and training.|
|Specific Objective||1. Awareness program for selected beneficiaries.|
2. Ensure that 5 RWHS (8000L storage tanks) are constructed to the specifications stated in annex to required standards and on time.
3. Train households on Operations and Maintainance of RWHS
Activity 1: Implementation of 8,000 L Domestic RWHS in Mahakachchakody
Five beneficiaries were selected by LRWHF from the Mahakachchkodiya community.
- Ms M.Chandrawathi
- Ms Awusadahamige Sumanawathi
- Mr A.M.Wimalasiri
- Mr S Priyantha Sirisena
- Ms Ranjika Piya Chndrasekara
Activity 2: Ensure that 5 RWHS (8000L storage tanks) are constructed to the specifications stated in annex to required standards and on time
Five RWHS consisting of 8,000L Ferrocement tank, gutters, first flush system, filter and tap were constructed.
Activity 3: Train households on Operations and Maintainance of RWHS
An awareness on RWH and Operation and Maintenance of RWHS program was held at Mahakachchikodiya GN, Vavuniya District.
Ms Wasantha Nilmini was selected initially but twas unable to provide unskilled labour support and install valance boards. Therefore, Ms. Ranjika Piya Chandrasekara was selected because she suffers from urine infections and they agreed to install valance board within a short timeframe.