December 20, 2019

Organization for Health and Development (OHD) ­ Jampur-South Punjab

Jampur is a city in District Rajanpur South Punjab having a population of around 1,00,000. Both the city and the villages were devasted by the floods of 2010. After the floods, OHD worked with partner Muawin on a project for providing sewage disposal for villages in Jampur.

Since Oct’11 members of  OHD paid several visits to OPP­RTI, observed the work on-site received training on mapping/documentation, technical design, and guidance on community mobilization. Since Jan’13 a small core fund support has been initiated. Total 14 lane sewers (1 this period) 1,905 rft.  and one secondary sewer 524 rft. serving as disposal for a total of 92 houses, with people investment total Rs. 4,538,632.  Community mobilization in more lanes continues. One EM­STU 4’x12’ was earlier constructed in  Faisal colony technically supervised by OHD, people investment Rs. 21,500/­. Mapping of 13 settlements (C.Qazi wala Koh, Faridabad, Farooq town Peoples colony, Faisal colony, Jehangir Colony,  Shah Jamal colony, Rehan town, Mohammad wala, Fareedabad­2, Awami colony, Irfanabad, Kotla Peeran Shah) completed earlier, of Kotla Peeran Shah last period. Documentation of the existing sewage disposal and water supply system of the Awami Colony and Irfanabad completed last period. Earlier OPP­RTI members provided on-site support for preparing a sewerage plan for Jampur city. Team members of OHD and NSF were also trained during this exercise. Design & estimate for main (12,020 rft.) and secondary sewers (32,574 rft.)  completed. Local govt. ensured provision of funds for the above project through a special package of Punjab   CM. Last period 5,200 rft. main lines have been laid by the govt. at Kotla Road (last period 2,700 rft.), the OHD team is monitoring the work with the assistance of local communities. This period 3 community activists, 5 labor and 4 youths trained.