G-2468

Check Dams in Rajasthan

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Project Description

Region: Asia

Country: India

Location: New Delhi

Total Budget: $125,000

Area of Focus: Water, sanitation and hygiene



Young men in the semi desert areas of Rajasthan's Sikar and Alwar districts leave their family farms to find work in the city. Faced with scarce water for crops and unreliable rainfall, they could no longer count on farming to feed their families. The land goes so dry that they barely get drinking water.Farmers are able to grow only millets & little wheat.This puts pressure on urban density and fast reducing land under cultivation.For Check Dams to be effective, they need to be built over bigger areas and not in isolation.

10 Check Dams are proposed to be constructed in 5 villages each in Sikar & Alwar Districts in Rajasthan, India. Total land to be covered will be around 3,000 hectares. Around 25,000 human beings & 30,000 milch animals will benefit.300 wells will be recharged. Project cost will be around US$ 120,000 - 125,000.

Primary Host Partner

District: 3011

Rotary Club of: Delhi South Central

Primary Contact: Dinesh Jain

Email: dinesh@pushpsons.com

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Project Status

Need $55,000
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Project listed for the 2020-21 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Delhi South Central (3011)

16-Jun-20

$40,000

$15,000

$55,000

Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution

$55,000

-

$55,000

Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation

-

$15,000

$15,000

Total

$125,000

Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

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History Log Entries

16-Jun-20

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