PROGRAMS: Community Based Drinking Water Management
With the support of WASMO (water & santitation management organisation), Prayas is working towards the goal of making self depend on drinking water supply for their daily use and sanitation of the rural community of 21 villages of Anjar & 15 villages of Rapar of Kutchh and 15 villages of Surendranagar. Prayas is one of WASMO’s project partner of Kutchh & Surendranager in an ambitious plan to supply 1300 villages in Gujarat with water within a period of 5 years.
The program places emphasis on development of complete water and sanitation plan of the villages in cooperation with the local communities to secure the future operation and maintenance for the facilities. The local communities also have to proof their commitment to the project by accepting to finance 10% of the construction cost. Issues covered under the programme ranges from personal hygiene and environmental sanitation to securing a drinking water source for the village.