Swacchh Guntur

Improved Sanitation at rural areas being an important area of its working, REEDS has conceptualized an innovative and unique intervention model – WASH RESOURCE CENTRE [WRC] at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh with the support and cooperation of UNICEF and Guntur District Administration, to strengthen the efforts at district level in achieving intended objectives of Swacchh Bharat.

The WRC project was formally launched by Hon’ble Speaker Shri Kodela Siva Prasad Rao on 27 April 2015 at Guntur.

Unique feature of the project is ‘facilitate easy and widespread participation of the beneficiaries under Swacchh Guntur (an adjunct District program of Swacchh Bharat Mission) Swacchh Bharat Mission to register their requirement for an IHHL – through a Functional Helpline Centre (with missed call access) where Queries from communities are responded.

WRC is designed in line with UNICEF capacity development strategies to test pilots and innovations at district level and facilitates their replication and up-scale building upon successes.

REEDS is pleased to invite you to take part in the initiative and share your views.

Name of the Project Swacchh Guntur WASH Resource Centre [WRC]
Nature of Project A replicable intervention model to support and strengthen demand generation for sanitation facilities.
Project Description WRC is aimed to establish a mechanism to create an easy request for the beneficiary and to District Administration to facilitate an easy and faster sanction delivery mechanism in establishing sanitation facilities.
Project Focus Area The project is to pilot the intervention in a selected Assembly Constituency – Sattenapalle consist of 90 Villages and 68 Panchayats with total population of 269,408(62,157 HHs) – spread across 4 Mandals.
Project Time-frame 6 months (December 2014 – June 2015)
Project Objects Enhanced support to District Administration in the process of identification of IHHL Beneficiaries and sanction under SG Campaign towards improving sanitation access in the target area.

Develop a replicable intervention model for Capacity development at all levels towards improving sanitation access in Guntur District.
Collaborating Partners Rural Economic and Educational Development Society (REEDS)
WASH – (UNICEF) ANDHRA PRADESH
Guntur District Administration
The key feature of the project is 'Facilitate easy and widespread participation of the beneficiaries under SG through a Functional Helpline Centre where Queries from communities are responded towards creation and make use of Sanitation Facilities'.

REEDS is pleased to invite all the sanitation enthusiasts to take part in the initiative and share your views.

As part of the initiative, periodic district level multi-stakeholders meetings/interaction involving NGOs, Media, Public Representatives, Representatives of various Implementing Agencies and government officials are planned.

While we would be further communicating on the district level multi-stakeholders meetings/interactions from time to time, we look forward to your participation and your valuable suggestions to strengthen Swachh Guntur.

For further information please do give a missed call on 040 309 11 200 or write to inforeeds@gmail.com.