Tag: hand pump

One hand pump for 150 families in Madhya Pradesh | Raju Parteti reports for IndiaUnheard

/ November 20, 2015

A hundred and fifty families from a village in Madhya Pradesh need to walk 2 kilometres everyday to fetch water each day. The women and children walk through a hilly terrain daily. The government needs to #ACTNOW and help them get the basic necessity of water.

Handpumps, Bore Well, But No Water

/ March 23, 2015

23rd March 2015 | Dhandamunda Panchayat, Khaprakhol Block, Odisha | Lambodar Takri Rita Ghana, a resident of this area elaborates on how the shoddy implementation of a scheme by the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Department has left thousands thirsty. Out of the 15 hand pumps originally installed, only 7...

1 Hand Pump / 2000 Residents : Water Scarcity

/ March 18, 2015

18th March | Jalamkata Village, Nuapada District, Odisha | Abhishek Kumar Dash 2000 people living in this village are dependant on a single hand pump for water. A resident Sunaphula Naik explains how women queue up for hours on end waiting their turn, “Our children may be asking for food...

11 Hand-pumps but no water

/ February 4, 2015

February 4; Khunti, Jharkhand Residents of Tarub village are facing a severe crisis of drinkable water. “We have nothing to drink but dirty water,” one resident told Community Correspondent Amita Tuti. Villagers are forced to rely on the water that comes out of the well, since the handpumps don’t work....

Villagers Yearn For Water

/ August 10, 2011

Villagers in Khursipar, Chhattisgarh, are desperate in the face of acute water scarcity.

Villagers Desperate For Water

/ May 25, 2011

The scarcity and unhealthy state of water in Ujawani puts the inhabitants in an hazardous situation.