Project Name :
Water, Sanitation Project (WSP)
Project area :Mirzapur,Tangail, Bangladesh
Project Duration :March 2012 to March 2014
Project Partner :World Bank
Background of the Project:
Situation of Sanitation sector was very poor in Mirzapur Tangail. Most of the people don’t have Hygienic toilet, the low income community people don’t have access to safe drinking water. So maximum children of this community suffered from water borne diseases. Students & community people don’t practices personal hygiene in their day to day life. Adolescent girl don’t have any access for ministerial hygiene management system at their Educational Institution
Main objective of this project
- Create awareness among the stakeholders of Mirzapur upazilla to improve sanitation conditions and behavioral changes.
- Introducing and creating appropriate technologies in sanitation which is suitable for local condition.
- To develop entrepreneurship through producing and supplying sanitary ware
Role of BASA :
Through this project BASA mobilized and organized local entrepreneurs and provide training for producing and marketing sanitary ware. BASA also mobilized target population to install the sanitary latrine through their awareness session, demand creation session and social mobilization session as well as campaign. BASA arranged soft loan from it’s micro finance program to Latrine user and entrepreneurs so that they run the business smoothly.
Outcome of the Project:
Small entrepreneurs are running their business smoothly
All the households of Mirzapur upazila are using sanitary latrine