SWAP (Sector wide approach)

Bhagwanpur Jaisingh village of Haldwani block in Nainital district selected by District Project Management Unit, Bhimtal, Nainital after drinking water and sanitation demands by villagers. Our organization took the responsibility to support the villagers. First of all healthy home and base line survey conducted and try to assess the availability of drinking water and status of sanitation with population profile of the village. User water and sanitation subcommittee (UWSSC) formed in the community meetings. Feasibility surveys conducted and in agree to do meeting water source identified by the community. Capacity building workshop organised for UWSSC. Overhead tank opted by the UWSSC and community as drinking water option. UWSSC take their responsibilities and started the process for OHT construction. In on another side training imparted on health and hygiene, environmental sanitation and sensitized community about importance of healthy life. In exposure visit UWSSC learnt about construction of OHT and its lifelong maintenance process which is very much important for sustainability of the scheme.