The Zero Donor Strategy has the following structure:
STAGE I - Day 1 to Day 25
In this initial stage the community is organized by teams of specialist BEE teams:
1. Registration BEE: Registration for villages along canals and other water ways.
2. Layout BEE: Layout of villages and house clusters, marking of boundary with sample of bamboo vertical placement.
3. NCT BEE: Installing Naheem Canal Tank (NCT), and making shallow temporary tanks for storing water.
4. Phitkari BEE: Cleaning water with alum for drinking and other works.
5. Lohkatt BEE: Help build a traditional reeds boundary wall with gift of bamboo uprights provided for stronger walls.
6. Plantation BEE: Soil regeneration, planting vegetables, trees, bushes and flower, crops e.g. maize or sunflower.
7. Chulah BEE: Pak Chulah, Platforms, brick making; forming Maa (Mothers) Committees to begin saving schemes; provision of terracotta money boxes (gulak).
8. Hand wash BEE: Providing terracotta water basin and fixing on platform, water container and drainage discharge.
9. Fish BEE: Fish tanks and fish breeding.
10. Chicken BEE: Chicks in bamboo coops.
This stage is expected to reach within 25 days at an expense of Rs. 250 per family, paid to various BEE teams.