Project Name :

20 water points at Kalsi Balurmath slums

Project area :

Kalsi Balurmath slums, Dhaka City.

Project Duration :

July 2016 to September 2016

Project Partner :

Dhaka WASA Through UNICEF

Background of the Project:

The main objective of this project was to assisting the slum dwellers of Dhaka City- to overcome the worsen situation of water, sanitation and Hygiene issues, that is to construct water point along with connect with WASA water line, reduce water borne diseases as well as to conduct health education session. Under this project, BASA constructed 20 water points at Dhaka. This work involved, rehabilitation of the slum households while laying internal pipe network and also construction of Water Connection. BASA had successfully organized, motivated and trained the community people in respect of establishing legal water point. In this connection, BASA satisfactorily handled the resettlement of the affected households


•To create facilities for safe drinking water for the target population 

•To improve socio-economic condition by reducing the water borne diseases 

•To create awareness about keeping water safe and it’s uses 

•To establish legal water point connection

Outcome of the project:

•16,402 families have access to safe water 

•Improved health condition of target population by reducing water borne disease 

•Established legal water point

1 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project in Shakhipur pourashava, Tangail. Shakhipur pourashava, Tangail. Nov 2010 Till date. 1• Water Aid in Bangladesh – Financial and Technical Partner
2• Bangladesh Association for Social Advancement (BASA) – Implementing Partner
3• Shakhipur Municipalty, Shakhipur , Tangail - Overall Cooperation.
2 Water, Sanitation Project (WSP) Mirzapur,Tangail, Bangladesh March 2012 to March 2014 World Bank View
3 Water and Sanitation Project. Gazipur, Dhaka, Bangladesh 1994 to 1996 NGO Forum for Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation View
4 Water well Project Gazipur, Dhaka, Bangladesh May to July 2012 Muslim Aid Bangladesh View
5 Empowering through WASH Bagerhat and Satkhira municipality, Khulna January 2011 to December 2015 Dutch WASH Alliance – Financial & Technical Partner
. Association for Social Advancement – Implementing Partner
• Practical Action, Bangladesh - Implementing Partner
6 23 water points at Bauniabadh slums. Bauniabadh slums. April 2017 till date Dhaka WASA Through UNOSEF View
7 20 water points at Kalsi Balurmath slums Kalsi Balurmath slums, Dhaka City. July 2016 to September 2016 Dhaka WASA Through UNICEF View
8 Safe Drinking Water for the inhabitants of Taltala Slum at Mirpur Taltala Slum at Mirpur April 2010 to June 2010 Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA),haka Water and Sewerage Authority View
9 Water point connection at low income community in Dhaka City (Jheelpar) Jheelpar, Mirpur,Dhaka City 1st Phase _ March 2016 to September 2016, 2nd Phase _ September 2016 to December 2016 Dhaka WASA – Technical Partner, UNICEF – Funding Agency, Bangladesh Association For Social Advancement (BASA) –Implementing Partner View
10 77 Water Point Connection at Sattala Low Income Community Dhaka City Aug to Nov 2014 Dhaka WASA – Technical Partner • UNICEF – Funding Agency • Bangladesh Association For Social Advancement (BASA) –Implementing Partner View
11 27 Water point Connection at Korail Low Income Community, Dhaka City Kalsi Slums in Dhaka City July 2013-2015 UNICEF through Dhaka WASA View

Faecal Sludge Management

shakhipur co-compost plant