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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
ISSN: 2028-9324     CODEN: IJIABO     OCLC Number: 828807274     ZDB-ID: 2703985-7
 
 
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Community Driven Low Cost Strategy to Develop Sustainable WASH Services in Poor Urban Area of Lahore Pakistan: A Component Sharing Model Case Study of Lahore Pakistan


Volume 7, Issue 3, August 2014, Pages 947–960

 Community Driven Low Cost Strategy to Develop Sustainable WASH Services in Poor Urban Area of Lahore Pakistan: A Component Sharing Model Case Study of Lahore Pakistan

Muhammad Wasif Bashir Babar1, Dr. Rashid Aftab2, Malik Nazir Ahmad Wattoo3, Norina Jabeen4, Muhammad Jahngir5, and Munazzah Manzoor6

1 President of Ravi Sustainable WASH Development Organization Faisalabad, Pakistan
2 Director Department of Public Policy Riphah International University Islamabad, Pakistan
3 President & Founder of Changa Pani Program Faisalabad, Pakistan
4 Research Associate at Department of Rural Sociology Agricultural University Faisalabad, Pakistan
5 Vice President of Human Resource Development Society Islamabad, Pakistan
6 Research Associate at Agriculture University Faisalabad, Pakistan

Original language: English

Received 21 June 2014

Copyright © 2014 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


This study was carried out in September 2010 to analyze & access the efficiency, effectiveness, affordability and sustainability of community based integrated water supply, sanitation & hygiene development in very deprived & poor semi-urban community of Lahore Pakistan. There were 6 hamlets under jurisdiction of these services in which 4 hamlets selected as a targeted population. Structured interview technique was used for data collection and 100 households were conducted interviewed about existing situation & services of the project and probability simple random sampling technique was used for interviewing the local community. Focus Group Discussion & personal observation approach was also practiced for collection more concise data about interventions in local area while total 20 Focus Group Discussion session conducted and 5 in each hamlet with equal women participation.
WASH services developed on the philosophy of component sharing model which have two major component Named External & Internal. External component of the project was designed and funded by the Government of Punjab whereas internal component was completed by the community on self-help base. Women were engaged in this project and they influence on their family members to take part in the project by financial and men power. A local water & sanitation community organization (WASCO) was organized and after the project development all the infrastructure was handed over to the WASCO that was running the project successfully.


Author Keywords: Component Sharing Model, Public-Private Partnership, WASH Sustainability, Efficiency, Accessibility & Affordability, Disease Level, Women water user group.


How to Cite this Article


Muhammad Wasif Bashir Babar, Dr. Rashid Aftab, Malik Nazir Ahmad Wattoo, Norina Jabeen, Muhammad Jahngir, and Munazzah Manzoor, “Community Driven Low Cost Strategy to Develop Sustainable WASH Services in Poor Urban Area of Lahore Pakistan: A Component Sharing Model Case Study of Lahore Pakistan,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 947–960, August 2014.