COMMUNITY-LED WASH INITIATIVE IN GAYA AND MADHUBANI
*“Drop” in Hindi.** Project was extended due to pandemic lockdown.*** From January to July 2020.
– Completed literature review and quantitative data gathering and analysis as part of our formative research.
– Identified a total of 106 artists and groups through field-based scouting in both districts.
– Completed a first draft of the high-level Project Implementation Plan (PIP).
– Implemented COVID-19 response activities, including: the repair of 34 community handpumps and standposts; installation of six portable handwashing units in five local markets; retrofitting of WASH facilities in five health care facilities; distribution of 500 hygiene kits to frontline health care workers; and carrying out of hygiene messaging in project areas using local media and art forms.
METRO AG, WaterAid India, and WaterAid Canada
Ministry of Jal Shakti, Public Health Engineering Department, Department of Rural Development and Jeevika