SANIMAS 2006 – 2009 Monitoring (East Kalimantan)
In the framework of AKSANSI gatherings at national level on September 2011, BALIFOKUS joined on a monitoring team of the Department of Public Works (Directorate of Development and Environmental Settlements) to observe and determined the candidates subsequently of SANIMAS 2006 – 2009 in East Kalimantan.
The activity was held on July 11-15, 2011 with the visit of the monitoring team to SANIMAS 2006 – 2009 in Bontang and Balikpapan. The six community groups visited by the team were KSM Jati Lestari, KSM Louhan, KSM Mekar Indah, KSM Nusantara, KSM Pada Idi Pada Elo and KSM Teratai. The purpose of the monitoring was to select the two best of the community groups based on the assessment of technical, institutional and financial management aspects.
Figure 1 & 2: The monitoring team observed KSM Teratai Bontang, one of the candidates, which located next to public market and running the service by reach out the public at nearby of its area
The assessment results in general are shown based on the total score from a number of questions about the three aspects as noted previously. The technical aspect assessed by the infrastructure condition physically in the sources of waste (bathroom, kitchen, toilet, etc.), the wastewater treatment plant, and the impact on environmental hygiene. The institutional aspects covered the KSM committee structure, duties and responsibilities of the committee, KSM regular meeting with users, and KSM participation. While the financial aspect by the subscriptions, the monthly financial reports, and KSM bank account.
At last the monitoring selected two community groups with the highest score as follows KSM Pada Idi Pada Elo (Balikpapan) for its MCK++ and KSM Teratai (Bontang) for its waste water treatment.