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Tubewell

Platform construction at community


Situation Analysis:
As per community situation analysis, most of the Arsenic
free Tubewell have no platform. As a result there is a
huge chance for bacterial contamination in the tube well.
In Every ward, CBO developed an action plan for
improving the safe water sources.
Initiative Taken:
AMRF is working with the community people by forming
CBO in every ward of Union Parishad. With this
consistence CBO representatives visited the tube-wells
site as per community demand. Through their visit if they
felt it needed to construct platform for improving quality
of water, subsequently they decided to apply to AMRF for
the construction of platform.

Construction Process:
Application: Every CBO chairmen have applied to
AMRF on behalf of community people for the construction of platform with the
appropriate prescribed format.
Approval: Based on CBOs application union
supervisor and project engineer visited the tube-
well site, then union supervisor recommended
construction those platform. On the other hand
engineer recommended that there are no
technical obligations to construct the platform.
Contribution money: According to WAB cost
sharing strategy CBO decided to take cost sharing
money approximate 8% of of total construction of
every single platform as per wellbeing ranking.
Contractor/Masson Selection: Selection of
contractor as per organizational financial policy.
Construction work: Construction work has started
as priority basis. Both of CBO and Engineer

monitor the construction work for ensuring the
quality of materials and construction work.

Handover: After the completion of


construction work AMRF handed
over the platform to CBO for using
water facilities

Covered Population: In the last WAB


financial year ( April 2014 to March 2015)
AMRF construct 34 number of As free
Tubewells Platform in Sreenagar and
Louhajong upzila. Now 2007 people get
safe water from those Tubewell.