Funded project

Construction of a water reservoir in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh - India

The extreme weather conditions of the inhabitants of Andhra Pradesh, the second most arid state in India after Rajasthan, with an average annual rainfall of 940 mm, conditions the agricultural sector of the place, the livelihood of almost 80% Of the population.

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • NGO funds 7.000€
  • Direct beneficiaries 60

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 1.126

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

Fundación Vicente Ferrer

Budget

  • Materials 7.000€
  • Total 7.000€
7.000€

Description

The majority of the inhabitants of the state of Andhra Pradesh only know agriculture as a means of subsistence, working in most cases as day laborers.

Since 1969, when the FVF implemented the Ecological Development Plan in Andhra Pradesh, it has managed to save, multiply and share the natural, agricultural and livestock resources of the area.

The construction of water structures such as reservoirs provides the agricultural communities with the peace and security that they can cope with droughts and prevent emergency situations.

With this project will proceed to the construction of a reservoir that will feed a total of 21 surface wells, 2 open wells and 2 potable water wells, with irrigation capacity for a total of 49.17 hectares.

Activities

Construction of a reservoir with a capacity of 54.430 m3 to collect water from the stream near the village, the Chakali Vanka.

Who will benefit?

With 7.000€, 1.126 people from more than 215 farming families in the village of Agraharam will have access to water resources for irrigation of their land and crops.

Project objectives

To improve access to water resources to meet the agricultural and livestock needs of the inhabitants of Agraharam.

To generate a job offer sufficient for the most disadvantaged people to remain in their villages.

Updates & Links

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