Member Profile: Melghat Mitra

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Gram Vikas | Status: approved
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Working with Korku tribe in Melghat region, Amravati district, Maharashtra, India. We work for total development in agriculture, education and health of the tribal community. We are taking various training camps for their knowledge.

Date Founded 1997-05-05
Primary Focus Capacity Building
Secondary Focus Fundraising
History of Water Projects
Related work not on PWX.

In the village of Ruipathar water needed to be carried from a spring about one kilometer away for all water uses. The project that was completed in July 2008 solar panels were installed near the village so they could be guarded from theft. From the panels and controller the wire was run down the hill to a solar pump installed in an existing well. Water is now pumped to a tank in the village and then fed by gravity to two water tap stations in the center of the village. Water born diseases have been significantly reduced since the installation of this solar water pumping equipment. With excess solar power generating capacity we plan to add electric lighting in each house when pumping is not necessary. We also plan to introduce sanitation facilities in this village.

Organization Background

We have started work in the area since 1997. Our observation is that contaminated drinking water and lack of sanitation have a great influence on the health status of the peole. We have worked on providing sanitation blocks at Kutida village in the year 2008. We are also planning to provide safe drinking water at village Domi and Tembru very shortly. Various ways and sources are being tapped.

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Bank Info
Beneficiary Name : MAITRI Beneficiary Bank Account No. : Current A/c No. 20046904527, Branch : Mayur Colony, Pune 411 038. Beneficiary FCRA Account No. : 083930473 Nature of FCRA Registration : Social IFSC Code No. : MAHB0000852 Beneficiary Address : MAITRI Trust. Street/Area : 32, ‘Kalyan’, Nataraj Housing Society, Karve Nagar, City : Pune State : Maharashtra Country : India Postal Code : 411052. Beneficiary Bank Name : Bank of Maharashtra Swift Code : MAHBINBBOCP Beneficiary Bank Address : Bank of Maharashtra Street/Locality : Branch Mayur Colony, Kothrud, City : Pune State : Maharashtra Country : India Postal Code : 411 038. Additional Instructions : Phone : 0091 20 25433085, 0091 20 25430495 Fax : 0091 20 25430495 E-Mail : Send Through Bank : BANK OF NEW YORK Address : IRVTUS3N City : NEW YORK

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Last Updated: 12 Jul, 2019 (about 5 years ago)

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