WATER WELLS IN BANGLADESH - COMPLETED PROJECT
Lindum Rotary Club"™s partnership with the Rotary Club of Dhaka New City has already resulted in two Rotary grant supported projects. Work has now completed on this major project transforming the lives of so many people in Bangladesh.
Work has has now completed on installing the 65 wells
Our partner club the Rotary Club of Dhaka New City is continuing to run seminars to educate and raise awareness of the beneficiaries about water bond diseases and arsenic related diseases, Hygenic sanitation, skill development for tube well operation and maintenance.
Here are some facts about the project:-
WATER WELLS IN BANGLADESH
A $57000 PROJECT
TO SINK 65 WELLS
IN 20 VILLAGES
AND BENEFIT 20000 PEOPLE IMMEDIATELY, THEN FUTURE GENERATIONS
Lindum Rotary Club’s partnership with the Rotary Club of Dhaka New City has already resulted in two Rotary grant supported projects. Now we are embarking together on this major project, which will transform the lives of so many people in Bangladesh.
An initial contribution of $4500 funded from local fund raising by the Lindum Rotarians, has been increased by a donation from honorary Lindum member Shanti Shah , help from seven other clubs in our Rotary District, further sums from our Rotary District, contributions from Rotary in Bangladesh, and a Rotary Foundation grant of $24250, to come to the $57000 that is needed.
The deep water wells will be built in rural areas. These will replace the current wells, which are too shallow and take in natural and industrial arsenic, which can lead to chronic illness, disability and death in people of all ages.
Work will take a year, and the planned completion is the summer of 2016.