Project Name :Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WaSH) Project in the Shakhipur Municipality
Project area :Shakhipur Municipality, Tangail
Project Duration :From November 2010 to March 2017
Project Partner :Water-Aid, Bangladesh
1. Create awareness among thestakeholders of Shakhipur municipality for improved water and sanitationconditions and behavioral changes for hygiene promotion.
2. Capacity building of themunicipal authority, relevant government offices, working groups
and the target people.
3. Introduction of appropriatetechnologies in water and sanitation, suitable for local condition and creationof facilities for the target groups.
4. Bringing about necessarypolicy changes and enforcing rules, through lobbying and advocacy, to improvewater and sanitation conditions leading to 100% coverage by year 2015.
The main goal of the project isto develop water and sanitation facilities in small town like ShakhipurMunicipalty. The project will contribute to the achievement of the governmentobjectives in water and sanitation field in line with the MillenniumDevelopment Goal (MDG-4, 5 & 7) by creating awareness for safe drinkingwater, installing appropriate facilities for availability of drinking water,promoting hygiene education and creating facilities for sanitation.
500 Households, 35000 People, 4000 Students andMunicipality staff
Slum dwellers, Disadvantagedcommunity people, School students, Buyers & Sellers in the market place,Masons and sanitary workers