391. School Poonagala Tamil Maha Vidyalaya (view) UVA Prov

Rural school with 1.100 children grade 1-13 from poor Tamil families and 52 teachers make use of the new facilities.
We are still in the tea plantation, very poor families who earn a living by picking tea leaves for a low salary.
The existing pipeline from the mountain source is more than 40 years old; a lot of leakage through broken pipes and rusty pipes.
Daily the oldest schoolboys repair the pipes with rubber bicycle tires, a never ending job.
To realize, improved water and sanitation facilities:
Reconstruction source well, well cover, source water by gravity through new 1.200 m pvc/iron pipeline from source well to the school, low concrete water tower, ring pipeline at school to buildings and sanitary, 2 concrete washing units (1 unit has 4 taps).
Parents and children help: transport materials from gate to construction sites, digging for the piping.

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