Grants :: Small Grant Facilities :: Promoting locally effective solutions to waste management in GDh. Faresmathoda and Vaadhoo to reduce environmental impacts
Compost piles in Faresmathoda Waste Management Centre , G.Dh Faresmathoda © Abdulla Adam
1. Support to establish a sustainable waste management system in two islands by replicating the lessons learnt from AA. Ukulhas and R. Ungoofaaru.
2. A sustainable waste collection system established in two islands
The project involves establishment of a functional waste management system in the island communities of G.Dh Faresmathoda and Vadhoo. This is to be achieved through several training and awareness campaigns. As such the working model of AA. Ukulhas that is nationally recognised for its good waste management practices will be replicated in the island.
Faresmathoda and Vaadhoo island community
A sustainable waste collection system
Support to the renovation of existing Waste Management Centre (WMC) by exchanging information from the lessons learnt from AA. Ukulhas Model.
Create awareness of other communities to adopt best practices on waste management
Waste management governance mechanism
Waste Management Centre at G.Dh. Faresmathoda was made functional
The grantee was able to obtain the support and by in of the council and the entire community to segregate the waste from the households, businesses and guesthouses.
Composting of biodegradable waste commenced in the community
The grantee piloted other methods of composting such as seaweed composting
Many innovative solutions on island waste management are being tested and piloted
The model could not be operationalised in Vadhoo due to the absence of infrastructure (a waste management centre) however, the training and soft components were conducted.
G.Dh Faresmathoda and G.Dh Vaadhoo
1st Jul 2015 to 21st Jul 2016
G.Dh Faresmathoda Council