Some of the core issues concerning water in the Eastern Ghats are pollution of water sources leading to poor health and improper hygiene and sanitation practices. In Phase I of this project, VJNNS created filter tanks at natural spring sources and channeled the water to tribal villages using pipelines. It also introduced toilet blocks.
In Phase II, VJNNS will expand its efforts to provide safe water to communities through gravity-based systems and share its experiences.
The planned interventions are:
VJNNS aims to help people from poorer communities realize their innate potential and aspire to explore their abilities, in order to cope with their present complex situations, including hurdles in seeking education, health, nutrition, employment, housing, and a loving environment in the social, economic, religious, cultural and political spheres of their lives.