Saturday, March 27, 2010

Arty things that I saw on East Coast Road, Mahabilipuram

Recently had a workshop by our NGO in East Coast Road, near Chennai, I took a few photos on the campus of Creneo between these meetings.

Thursday, March 11, 2010


Tamil Nadu ah ka hna thawh ve ber, Sri lankan refugee te tan, Indo a tawp tawh a, a then chu an ram ah an let leh tawh tur a beisei an ni.

At least 14033 target refugee families have increased access to improved water and hygienic sanitation facilities in the target refugee camps.
At least 1,700 target refugee families have increased access to improved waste management and drainage/sewage facilities in the target refugee camps.
• Deep Well Hand Pumps or Motor Pumps: An approximate total of 23 hand or motor pumps will be installed to deep wells in target refugee camps.

• Pour Flush Latrines cum Bathrooms: The project will construct 435 pour flush latrines with septic tank / one or two leach pits (i.e., Honey Comb-, Brick, or RCC Rings) depending on the conditions of local refugee camps.

• Solid Waste Management Systems: A two colored (Red and Green) house hold bins will supplied to 1500 houses in the selected camps based on the priority needs. The Red bin will be collected with Non Degradable waste and the Green will be collected with Degradable wastes.
• Establishing Drainage systems: It has been observed that most of the camps have highest need of disposing the waste water or the rain water which causes the increase of mosquitoes and flies.

At least 67 target Water, Environment and Sanitation Management Committees and the concerned local authorities from the target districts have improved capacity in water, sanitation, and waste management.
At least 12,000 target refugee families have improved knowledge, attitudes, and practice in personal hygiene, safe domestic water usage, and improved waste management.

At least 600 target refugee families who live in the regulated market committee building have improved shelters and living conditions are enhanced in at least 4 target refugee camps.

Two livelihood committees exist and are trained in livestock management (goat) and eighty families received goats, INR 200 has been collected by the livelihood committee from each beneficiary @ INR 100/goat, a common identified place is being treated for fodder development with the support of the beneficiaries. Aluminum mesh fencing was provided in order to protect the fodders from other animals. A volunteer is being appointed by the livelihood committee in order to take care of the fodder development initiatives in the camps with the financial support from the livelihood committee account. Beneficiaries and livelihood committees have built rapport with the local veterinary doctors. Doctors come to the camps to treat the goats whenever it's required. First aid kit is available in each camp with the prescription of local veterinary doctor. Individual goat health card are available with the beneficiaries to keep a track of the details of treatment given to the goats. At least 240 refugee families have access to Livelihood facilities

Provision of Emergency Transportation - The project will support essential transfers that are needed to transport medical emergency cases from Mandapam camp to the district hospital in Ramanathapuram which is 47 km away from the camp. This will be done by donating an emergency vehicle to the Mandapam Camp authority. At least 1,611 refugee families at Mandapam entry camp has emergency access to the tertiary care medical facilities.

Reference: ADRA India Website