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Darvish Yu Water Fund: Report of 5th Project in Sri Lanka

5th Project: Installation of Rain Water Harvesting Tanks

People with constructed rainwater harvesting tank

1)Project site
Elukpitiya villange, Monaragala District, Uva Province, Sri Lanka

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Sri LankaUva Province

50 people, 10 households

3)Project period
August 2011 to January 2012

4)Local partner
Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum (LRWHF)

There is no water supply in the Elukpitiya villange and only one well is available throughout the year. This well is also used for agricultural purpose, therefore, water volume is limited and shared by 41 households.

・Conducting pre-meeting with the village people
・Construction of the rainwater tanks for 10 households
・Establishment of the operation and maintenance team with youths
・Conducting workshop on the rainwater harvesting tank

7)Potential Impact
・People in the village are able to access safe drinking water
・Youths of operation and maintenance team acquired technical skills

During the project

Workshop of the projectTransporting construction materials for the rainwater harvesting tank

After the project

Constructed rainwater harvesting tankDisplay tile on the tank

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