Training on water low cost technologies and construction of water points in Vangaindrano

Electricians without borders (ESF) and CRAID provide technical and financial support to the commune of Vangaindrano for the construction of 30 potable water points and the electrification of 5 primary schools. PRACTICA support this development by bringing in know-how on the use of low-cost water technologies and solar panel electrification.

Goals

  • The training aims to provide the capacity and technical skills to local operators to construct boreholes and low-cost hand pumps.

Activities

  • Rota sludge and pump installation training
  • Rota sludge equipment production training
  • Construction of water points

Budget

20 822 €

Results

  • 15 people trained on the use of rota sludge drilling method
  • 15 people trained on the hydro-geological and hygienic aspects of water points
  • More than 1950 people having access to potable water
  • 2 drilling kits handed over to the local partner (Craid)
  • 13 positive water points constructed
Status
Closed
Period
2008 - 2009
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