Demand in communities for hand pumps is high and the technology does satisfy most water demands but Water Management Committees (WMCs) are often not present, and even if established not trained.
|Title||Technology recommendation borehole & hand pump India Mark II, Kapoeta North County, Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan|
|Publication Type||Briefing Note|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||VNG International, IRC|
|Pagination||4 p. : fig.|
|Publisher||IRC and VNG International|
|Place Published||The Hague, The Netherlands|
|Keywords||india mark ii pumps|
How can we understand whether the India Mark II hand pump is a sustainable and scalable technology to provide rural water service in many payams in Kapoeta North County, and if it meets users' needs? How can we capture valuable learning and present experiences, drawing together all actors involved in an effective scaling up of the hand pump technology for a lasting water service?
These are questions the Kapoeta North County Rural Water Service Board seeks to answer in collaboration with VNG and IRC through a Technology Check (using the Technology Applicability Framework (TAF)).
This Briefing Note captures the findings of the Technology Check on the India Mark II hand pump in Lolepan,