Arsenic Mitigation Program


SETU undertook Arsenic Mitigation Program as a pioneering organization soon after arsenic victims were detected in some villages under Kushtia district. SETU’s program includes the following activities; advocacy and lobbying with stakeholders, water testing, surface water study, identification of patients, coordination; communication, seminar, symposium and meeting, media linkage, social mobilization, formation of CBOs etc.

The Water & Sanitation Program started in 1987 at Mirpur, Kushtia sadar and Khoksa thana. Under this program 380 nos. of tube wells and 250 nos. of sanitary latrines were installed at the target families’ houses. Moreover motivational & consciousness raising program on safe water and environment sanitation has been a regular routine work under this program.

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