WASH in Health Set Ups

It was due to its previous experiences of accomplishing WASH related tasks in GDS operational area that prompted to accept the offer extended by WaterAid India to promote WASH practices in Baghauli block of S. K. Nagar district.

The project covers 11499 households including 2951 SC households (25.7%) and 6867 OBC (59.7%) spread over 81 villages of 30 village panchayats of the block. Under its school interventions, 80 schools and colleges were covered with strengthening of 11318 scholors 53.5% of them being girls. During the year 2014-15, PRI trainings were conducted for 311 panchayat representatives orienting them about new guideline of SBM (Grameen). 15 ASHAs and 25 AWWs underwent the training on promoting menstrual hygiene. 139 members from 40 SMCs were trained in 3 batches to identify issues and initiate action for school sanitation and hygiene in collaboration with the mainstream.For ensuring sustainable and functional drinking water source, 32 Water Users’ Groups (WUGs) were
organized and capacitated.The construction of 200 toilets was completed during on-site technical training to 12 masons.WASH sessions were conducted in 40 schools while sanitation block were developed as model in 5 schools.