Adarsh Nagar story: BVM’s Successful Struggle Against Water Woes
Adarshnagar is a basthi located in Cherlapally cluster under Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) administration, Hyderabad city, Telangana. Most of the slum dwellers are daily wage labourers and private employees. The houses are mostly semi-pucca and pucca. “Basthi Vikas Manch” is already a known non-affiliated city-wide platform of Citizens, in which the project team is working towards the betterment of conditions in slums of Hyderabad primarily on issues of Drinking Water, Sanitation, and hygiene. As a part of the project regular meetings were conducted in the slum with BVM members to orient them on the importance of water, sanitation and hygiene rights and how to solve their issues by interfacing with government and approaching the concern departments.
Behavioural Change among Children’s in Hand Washing
Mandal Parishath Primary School , Kapra is in the north eastern part of ever expanding city of Hyderabad under the administrative jurisdiction of Greater Hyderabad Municipal corporation (GHMC). SaciWATERs with the support of WaterAid India is intervening in few slums of GHMC Kapra circle to improve WASH services in schools and communities. Most of the MPPS students are residing in J.J nagar Colony and their parents are working as a Garbage collectors and daily wage labourers.
Child Cabinets – From Policy to Practice
Mandal Parishath Primary School and Zilla Parishath High School is located in Kapra mandal of Medchal and Malkajgiri districts in Telangana. Both the schools share the same compound. It is co-educational and total strength of these schools together is 1322 students. Telugu is the only medium of instructions in primary school section and English as well as Telugu is the medium of instructions in high school section. Mid-day meal scheme is operational in both the schools.
Community Monitored Hardware Installation and Management
Virat Nagar is a basthi located in Kapra cluster under Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) administration, Hyderabad city, Telangana. Most of this slum Dwellers are mainly daily wage labourers/auto drivers and garbage collectors. The houses are mostly pucca and semi-pucca. Ramesh lives in virat nagar with his wife and 2 children. He is the only earning member in the family. Earlier many households in Virat Nagar do not have individual bore water supply connections, they collected water from public taps or neighbourhood houses.
Strengthening WASH services-Community Interface Through Community-led Platform (Basthi Vikas Manch)
The basic infrastructure facilities in the slums differ from slum to slum in size and other characteristics like lack of safe sanitation services, the supply of clean water, reliable electricity, law enforcement and other civic services. Most of these slum dwellers are daily wage labourers and private employees. Houses in these slums are mostly semi-pucca and pucca.
Virat Nagar Garbage Disposal: A Notable Model in Hyderabad Slum
Virat Nagar is a basthi located in Kapra cluster under Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) administration, Hyderabad city, Telangana. Most of this slum dwellers are mainly daily wage labourers and private employees. The houses are mostly pucca and semi-pucca.