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 

  1. Create awareness among the stakeholders of Mirzapur upazilla to improve sanitation conditions and behavioral changes.
  2. Introducing and creating appropriate technologies in sanitation which is suitable for local condition. 
  3. 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  

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