A door-to-door water supply programme is being carried out in Thazi Township, Meiktila District, Mandalay Region, with the financial assistance of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
The motive of the rural water supply programme is to provide safe and adequate water for drinking.
Construction of tube wells, water tanks, pipelines and a water plant are being carried out in two target villages in the township, and targets distribution of drinking water to more than 300 households.
In Ywapalelay Village, a 4-inch wide and 300-foot deep PVC tube well, a 2,400-gallon water tank, a 3,640-foot long pipeline and a water plant have been built with the use of Ks20 million — Ks14 million funded by the UNICEF and Ks6 million contributed by village dwellers.
Similar water facilities have also been constructed in Shikyitaingkon (North) Village.
Thein Myint Kyaw (Meiktila)