As a Training Centre
Currently CSV is the Key resource agency for training on water and sanitation. We have experience not only in construction of various types of individual toilets but have used our technical expertise in community toilets for generating bio gas and electricity as per requirement. These units have been provided in our campus at Kumarappapuram; Ecotech Village, Boldawadi, District Hingoli, Maharashtra; Antarbharati Ashram, Dabha, Nagpur, Maharashtra; NIRD, Hydrerabad; APARD, Hyderabad.
CSV has carried out R & D for recycling spill water (Near Hand Pump and wells); Handling and treating Grey water at its source (Soak Pit); Using Animal waste (Dung and Urine) in scientific way (Bio gas and Composting); Agro waste (Composting and Bio Residue Stove for generating heat energy) etc.
We have also assisted in creating a clean environment by using market waste for generation of energy. CSV has been involved in providing technical guidance to districts and the village which have won the first prize for the SANT GADGE BABA AWARD, instituted by Maharashtra Government (Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation).
Women,s empowerment has been our priority and we not only have provided technical expertise for construction but also trained women and men for construction activities (through Mason Training), so that these structures can be replicated at the local level.
CSV in collaboration with TATA has developed and popularized “Arogya Water Filter”, which are very efficient and can be fabricated at village level using local resources like Ash of Rice husk, Sand, Pebble, nominal amount of Cement. These filters can be fabricated by trained members of SHGs.
CSV has implemented several programs related to Water and Sanitation with the financial help of Government and Non Government Organizations. Some of the selected programs are listed below.
Implemented UNICEF, Mumbai sponsored project entitled "Life Skill Development through WASH Intervention in Schools: A Pilot Project in Chandrapur"
While implementing this project its functionary motivated students (from 1st to 7th standard), teachers and PTA members in WASH related activities.
Based on the number of students, CSV constructed appropriate number of toilets, urinals, hand wash facilities, dining facilities for mid-day meals, area form clean utensils and pavements. CSV installed appropriate number of water filters in each school.
The program was implemented 10 Zilha Parishad Schools of 10 blocks of Chandrapur namely Dhanapur (Block Gondpipari); Padasgaon (Block Ballarpur); Virur Station (Block Rajura); Kannamwar Nagar Rajoli (Block Mul); Bhatari (Block Pombhurna); Kordha (Block Nagbhid); Kumbhejhari (Block Jiwati); Mangli (Block Bhadrawati); Bamni (Block Chimur) and Dadapur (Block varora)