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2016年07月06日

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JWF Fund 2015 Completed!

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Ms. Anena Mercy (Left) and teachers&students (Right)
In front of the new sanitation facilities constructed by the JWF Fund (#008, Uganda)

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JWF Fund, managed through fees from corporate and individual members and donations, is the initiative that supports grass-roots organizations which address water-related issues in developing countries. Last year is the 11th year since its establishment in 2005. There were 41 applications from 12 countries for Last year's calling. As the result of selection, we have decided to provide grants for 6 projects from 5 countries.

  • Application Period: 8 July to 7 August 2015
  • Eligible countries: The least developed countries, Other Low-income Countries and Lower Middle-income Countries/Territories in "THE DAC LIST OF ODA RECIPIENTS Effective for reporting on 2012 and 2013 flows" by OECD (94 countries)
  • Number of the Applications: 41 projects from 12 countries
  • Selected projects: 6 projects, 5 countries; Bangladesh (1), Pakistan (1), Tanzania (1), Togo (1), and Uganda (2)

JWF Fund2015 final report (PDF)

Recipients of JWF Fund 2015

1. #006 Improving WASH through Implementation of Rainwater Management in Slum Area of Dhaka

・Organization: Bashaboo Friends Association (BFA)
・Project name: Improving WASH through Implementation of Rain Water Management in Slum Area of Dhaka
・Country/Area: East Bashabno Rajarbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
・Period: December 2015 to May 2016
・Number of beneficiaries (direct and indirect): 1600
・Cost: 1,093.78 US dollar (JWF Fund 1,000 US dollar, Own compensation 93.78 US dollar)

Problems:
Only 40% of urban slum populations have access to use shallow tube well for their drinking water and other purposes. People defecate in open places that pollute water resources and environment in the urban slums. Poor sanitation, polluted water, and unavailability of potable water bring various water borne deceases such as Diarrhea, Cholera, and Hepatitis to the urban slums which are extremely disadvantaged in terms of accessibilities to clean water and sanitation.

Output:
・10 rainwater harvesting tanks were installed.
・2 communal rainwater harvesting tank was installed.
・A total of 53 people are getting benefit of household level rainwater harvesting system.
・A total of 130 Households are getting the benefit of communal rainwater harvesting.
・A total of 10 community awareness initiatives were brought where 513 participants participated.
・A total of 112 people got access to sanitary latrines.

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Condition of the sanitation facility before renovation Condition of the sanitation facility after renovation

 

2. #007 Construction of 1 open well, 1 ECOSAN toilet and 1 hand washing facility, and holding 3 training in WASH programs the community of Yawokofe

・Organization name: Charite Chretienne pour Personnes en Detresse (CCPD)
・Country/Area: Kpalimé, Togo
・Project period: December 2015 to May 2016
・Number of beneficiaries (direct and indirect): 225 people and 465 people respectively
・Cost: 2,100 US dollar (JWF Fund 1,000 US dollar, 1,100 US dollar from community members)

Problems:
Community people drink, wash and cook with running water of the river XEDZO which is polluted with all manner of human, industrial and household wastes by riverside residents. The households are not equipped with latrines. People defecate in the open. The use of dirty sources of water, lack of water supply and the poor sanitation facilities expose people, especially women and children who are the most affected to infections such as cholera, dysentery, diarrhea, intestinal worms and typhoid fever.

Output:
・1 shallow well, 1 ECOSAN toilet, and 1 hand washing facility were installed.
・3 workshops on water and sanitation and 3 awareness campaigns were held.
・A total of 225 people (80 women, 45 men and 100 children) could have access to clean water and safe sanitation facilities and sensitized to personal hygiene and hand washing every day.
・3 masons were trained in well and ECOSAN toilet building skills.
・5 Health Promoters were trained in the practices of good hygiene, and communicating health messages in the community.
・1 Water Committee was established and seven members trained to maintain the system.

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Situation of the water resource before the activity Inauguration ceremony

 

3. #008 Ribbe Pi Gwoko Yotokom

・Organization name: Roco Paco Community Based Organization
・Project name: Ribbe Pi Gwoko Yotokom (Unity for Health Protection)
・Country/ Area: Lwala village, Pader District, Northern Uganda, Uganda
・Project period: December 2015 to May 2016
・Number of beneficiaries (direct and indirect): 500 (pupils of Alliance primary school; 270, parents of the pupils; 130, teaching staff of secondary school; 20, visitors to the secondary school; 80), 176 people (102 female and 74 male)
・Cost: 1,180 US dollar (JWF Fund 1,000 US dollar, contributions from village leaders 180 US dollar)

Problems:
The water and sanitation coverage is 30% in major rural areas. The poor state of the water coverage makes many people in the rural areas travel over 3 kilometers in order to access safe water. The sanitation situation is even worse, and has made majority of the rural dwellers to be accustomed to using the bushes as for defecating. The poor sanitation in the area has increased the outbreak of tropical diseases such as cholera, typhoid and malaria.

Output:
・One sanitation facility has been newly constructed.
・One existed old facility has been rehabilitated.
・A total of 500 people (pupils of Alliance primary school; 270, parents of the pupils; 130, teaching staff of secondary school; 20, visitors to the secondary school; 80) could have accesses to improved sanitation facilities.
・A total of 176 people (102 female and 74 male) attended the training workshops.

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Condition of sanitation facility before project Renovated sanitation facility

 

4. #009 Protection of Kakoro community spring and health education on water and sanitation

・Organization name: PEACE INITIATIVE OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED WOMEN ASSOCIATION
・Project name: Protection of Kakoro community spring and health education on water and sanitation
・Country/ Area: Kakoro Pallisa district eastern Uganda
・Project period: December 2015 to May 2016
・Number of beneficiaries (direct): Men 240, women 460 and children 560
・Cost: 951.83 US dollar (JWF Fund 789 US dollar, contributions from village leaders 162.83 US dollar)

Problems:
In the community of Kakoro, the major resource of water is an unprotected spring. It serves water to a population of 450 households in the community and a primary school of 560 pupils. The poor water and sanitation situation invites an outbreak of diseases such as cholera, scabies, typhoid, malaria, trachoma, jiggers and this condition has brought high mortality rates especially of children.

Output:
・Protection of the spring
・Meetings and dialogues were held in three villages to meetings and dialogues were held in three villages.
・Trainings were conducted inviting the expert of health in three villages.
・Spring protection committee was formed

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Water reservoir before the project Constructed water supplying point after the project

 

5. #034  Training and application of the bio-sand filter to solve chronic water and sanitation problems at Isandula community

・Organization name: Right Livelihood and Empowerment Organization (RLEO)
・Project name: Training and  application of the bio-sand filter to solve chronic water and sanitation problems at Isandula community
・Country/Area: Mwanza, Tanzania
・Project period: December 2015 to May 2016
・Number of beneficiaries (direct): 120 women and 72 men, and 205 Isandula primary school children
・Cost: 1,424 US dollar (JWF Fund 1,000 US dollar, contributions from village leaders and district development committee 424 US dollar)

Problems:
Residents in Isandula, Irungu, and Ihimbili villages suffer from the challenge of chronic clean and safe drinking water shortage. Particularly in the dry season, they rely on a dirty pond as a source of water. Women and girls in these villages travel about 6km to fetch water from a well. It increases the risk that women and girls will be sexually assaulted, takes away opportunities girls go to school.

Output:
・1 bio-sand filter tank has been installed in the community.
・120 women and 72 men, and 205 Isandula primary school children could have access to safe and clean water.

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Village people fetching water from the pond Constructed bio-sand filter tank

 

6. #035 Provision of clean drinking water in flood areas of village Nisatta

・Organization name: Shama Social Village Development Organization
・Project name: Provision of Clean Drinking Water in Flood area of Village Nisatta - Charsadda
・Country/ Area: Pakistan / KPK Charsadda Nisatta
・Project period: December 2015 to May 2016
・Number of beneficiaries (direct and indirect): 270 people and 550 people respectably
・Cost: 4,647US dollar (JWF Fund 1,000 US dollar, Shama Organization and local communities 3,647 US dollar)

Problems:
Surrounded by Kabal River, Jindi canal and a tributary canal, the area is vulnerable to water-related natural disasters. In 2010, a large number of people of the village located near the bank of these canals were severely affected by the flood. Many precious lives as well as crops, houses and drinking water resources such as wells and hand pumps were lost by the flood. Most of the poorest people are still living without clean water resources.

Output:
・10 hand pumps were installed.
・10 wash pad were constructed.
・Drain pipes (50 meters each) were installed each hand pumps.
・2 times of public awareness programs were arranged.

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Water resource before the project Washing clothes with clean water

 

Thanks to your kind understandings, supports and cooperation, the local grass-roots organizations could have successfully completed the projects and JWF are pleased to report the results of the projects. We hope that we could have contributed to meet the needs of the locals through the JWF Fund 2015. Thank you very much!
JWF continues to try solving water - related problems through grass-roots activities.

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