Humanitarian Aid: HOPE for the victims of conflict in Pakistan

WASH I
Country: 
Pakistan
Region: 
Tehsil Charbagh, District Swat, Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)
Project Duration: 
01/11/2009 to 30/04/2010
Status: 
Completed
Donor(s): 
ECHO, HOPE'87
Project Description: 

HOPE'87 completed its first ECHO-funded project in Tehsil Charbagh of the District Swat by 30th April, 2010. The main highlights of the project were as follows:

  • Water Supply Scheme Rehabilitation

Approximately 1.782 meters of piped water supply were identified as in need of rehabilitation which was then completed successfully. Water storage equipment was distributed to a total of 4.200 families.

  • Rehabilitated sanitation facilities

A total of 216 latrines (160 community and private latrines and 56 school latrines) were rehabilitated.

  • Improved hygiene practices

A total of 4.200 families received basic hygiene kits. A total of 840 people (including teachers, line departments' representatives and IOM field statt) were trained in hygiene promotion - out of the total number of participants, 768 worked as mobile trainers. These 768 mobile trainers visited 4.200 beneficiaries 4 times over 5 months to train and follow up with families on hygiene practices. A special hygiene promotion IEC leaflet was developed and 8.400 copies were distributed among beneficiaries. Two types of hygiene promotion posters were developed and copies were placed in public places and in schools for wider hygiene information dissemination.