Focused Sector(s): Water, Livelihood
Project: Provision of Safe Drinking Water and Livelihood Enhancement
Date and duration: June 2009 / 12 months
Location: Yan Jiang County, Sichuan Province
Beneficiaries: 2,301 villagers from 574 households


Problem(s):

  • Because of their unfavourable geographical location, the villages in Dong Feng Township suffered from a shortage of potable water
  • The dried up water table affected hygiene, healthcare and farming

 

Intervention and Impact

  • Provided 574 new wells with an average daily volume of 3m3 of water each. Water is supplied to households through a new piping system
  • Access to water makes farming and agricultural activities possible, creating new ways for the villagers to generate income

 

Cost: S$289,100