This document focuses on the phase 1 pilot project: proof of concept. This document comprises the technical and operational activities in detail. Activities related to business planning, marketing of the project, stakeholder engagement and communications are being detailed in the business plan.
The purpose of this test plan is to provide procedures for all participants involved in testing FTC and related equipment to ensure quality test data. This test program comprises three FTC units that will be tested for a period of 18 months. The results are expected to greatly accelerate the innovative FTC technology to treat brackish and arsenic contaminated water into the Bangladesh rural market place making water treatment technology widely available for local entrepreneurs.Goal and Objective:
The main goal of the test program is to proof the concept; the focus is on testing the technical aspects of the device. Besides, EMF takes the opportunity to test the basic commercial assumptions of the business plan.
Establish within 10 years up to 30,000 financially independent micro water businesses in Bangladesh. Of course this is a very challenging goal; however it underlines the sense of urgency and market potential.
The objectives of this test programme are to:
Determine and optimize detailed system design and operating specifications shaped by installation, operation, resources and economic requirements and test results.
Outputsà Resultsà Outcome:
Who the project will serve/is serving (gender disaggregated data if possible by category of recipients)
Project Duration: 1year 6 Months
Start date: July 2011
Financial partner (Donor): EMF
Project Location/s and number of Field offices: Baksha (Hatatgonge ), Kalaroa, Satkhira
Budget with annual breakup:
Number of project staffs and volunteers : 6 Persons (Project Manager-1, Project Engineer-1,Co-ordinator Social Mobilizer-1,Field Engineer-3)and No volunteers
Upazila level staffs: 3(Field Engineer -3), No volunteers