A Toilet Project - Phase One

“No innovation in the past 200 years has done more to save lives and improve health than the sanitation revolution triggered by invention of the toilet,” says Sylvia Mathews Burwell Former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.

A toilet gives more than health. It restores dignity.

Toilet facility is a must-have for every house, yet not all families are privileged.

We have identified 269 families with 1,591 children living in 7 tea estates in Central Sri Lanka who do not have proper toilet facilities. Majority are used to open defecation while the alternative may sometimes be common toilets which are most often in very bad condition.

Building them proper toilet facilities will not only improve their health but also provide girls and women much-needed protection from sexual abuse and exploitation. Water-borne diseases and childhood illnesses would reduce and women will have more privacy and security

World Vision will also give them awareness on good sanitation and hygiene practices.

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This project aims to construct 269 toilets in total, in 7 estates across Bogawanthalawa and Watawala areas. The total value of the project is LKR 22,192,500. World Vision Lanka will be contributing LKR 13,450,000. Altogether 269 families including 1,591 children will be benefited through the project.

The first phase of the project will focus on constructing toilets in Bogawana estate in Bogawanthalawa

Location: Bogawana Estate, Bogawanthalawa - Central Province

Number of Toilets: 30

 

Total value of the 1st Phase: LKR 2,475,000       

World Vision contribution for the 1st Phase: LKR 1,500,000 

Required contribution to complete the 1st Phase: LKR 975,000

 

 

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