408. School Dowa Vidyalaya (Boren) UVA Prov.

408. School Dowa Vidyalaya (Boren) UVA Prov.

Rural school with 220 children grade 1-11 from poor families and 22 teachers make use of the new facilities.
School receives limited time water through a small pipeline from the community: once a week only, this is not enough. No water > no toilet cleaning, a nasty situation, especially for the growing girls.
To realize, improved water and sanitation facilities:
5.000 lt. stock tank, pump house with control panel and electrical pump,

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405. Community & School Nordwood UVA Province Sri Lanka

405. Community & School Nordwood UVA Province  Sri Lanka

Rural school & community with 80 children grade 1-5 and 40 poor families make use of the new facilities.
We visit this isolated place together with Father Malin.
These families are working in the tea estates and their daily income is very low.
They receive the water from a natural source at 1.350 m on the other side of the valley.
It is an very old iron pipeline, 40 years old and because of the rust, the pipe is clogged and broken at many places. Dailey they have to repair the pipe with an old rubber inner tube.
The water is also contaminated by the damaged pipes.

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400. School Ellagama (brown dog) UVA Prov

400. School Ellagama (brown dog) UVA Prov

Rural school with 265 children grade 1-13 from poor families and 12 teachers make use of the new facilities.
School receives limited time water through a small pipeline from the community: once a week only!
No water > no toilet cleaning, a nasty situation, especially for the growing girls. At 350 m from the school the parents recently started digging a well. The well is not yet at depth. It is a dangerous work and they do not know how to proceed.
To realize, improved water and sanitation facilities:
Digging and building the well with concrete

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399. School Sri Pemananda Vidyalaya (dam) UVA Prov

399. School Sri Pemananda Vidyalaya (dam) UVA Prov

Rural school with 115 children grade 1-5 from poor families and 12 teachers make use of the new facilities.
During the rainy season school gets some water from neighbours, in the most dry season school has no water: no toilet cleaning!
To realize, improved water and sanitation facilities:
There is a ditch at 300 m from the school, building a well in this ditch with concrete ring elements,

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395. School Makaldeniya UVA Prov

395. School Makaldeniya UVA Prov

Rural community 30 families and school with 60 children grade 1-5 from poor families make use of the new facilities.
This isolated community and school are situated in the tea area.
A natural source is located at 350 m from the school. Not a proper source well system. Many days no water.
To realize, improved water and sanitation facilities:
Build source well, well cover, source water by gravity through pvc pipeline from source

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393. School Poonagala-2 UVA Prov

393. School Poonagala-2 UVA Prov

Rural school with totally 174 children grade 1-5 from poor families and 6 teachers make use of the new facilities.
We are still in the tea plantations, 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 20 years old; a lot of leakage through broken decayed pipes. Daily the teachers repair the pipes with rubber bicycle

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

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.

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390. School Balagala Ella Primary (dry well) UVA Prov

390. School Balagala Ella Primary (dry well) UVA Prov

Rural school with 158 children grade 1-5 and preschool from poor families and 12 teachers make use of the new facilities.
This school is located at a height of 1.400 m and is led by a active young principal.
They recently dug a well however without success. The parents together invested more than € 500, still no water. At 740 m distance is a community well, the school is allowed to join.
To realize, improved water and sanitation facilities:
Underground  5.000 lt. stock tank,

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389. School Piyara Panduwa Vidyalaya (red tank) UVA Prov

389. School Piyara Panduwa Vidyalaya (red tank) UVA Prov

Rural school with 75 children grade 1-6 from poor families, 9 teachers and 20 families make use of the new facilities.
In the dry season 20 families block the existing pipeline and school has no water for days.
The fight for water starts again.
To realize, improved water and sanitation facilities:
Directly after the source we make partly a double pvc pipeline from source well to the school,

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388. School Kinalan and Pre-school UVA Prov

388. School Kinalan and Pre-school UVA Prov

Rural school and separate pre school with totally 131 children grade 1-9 from poor families and 12 teachers make use of the new facilities.
This school in the tea area is divided into two levels in terms of ground height.
In the dry season for 7 months no/or limited water, they bring some water with a lorry to do the highly necessary. At 850 m there is an old well in the valley. School has permission to use this well.
To realize, improved water and sanitation facilities:
Reconstruction old well,

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