Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project
The project was implemented in Dugunagadi Village, Sindhuplachowk in financial support of EcoHimal Austria from January 2019 to December 2021.
The project ensured regular availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all population of Duguna Gadi (Sustainable Development Goals –SDG (2016-2030)-6). Access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for targeted population has been safeguarded paying special attention to the needs of women and girls in such rural areas applying gender sensitive sanitation approach. Integrated actions such as construction of drinking water systems integrating improved sanitation facilities (toilets with bathroom, hand washing with soap nearby toilets and in kitchen, grey water management and solid waste pits), along with sanitation and hygiene education and nutrition guaranteed the basic needs and rights of the earthquake affected 233 households for transformation of rural livelihood. As a result, all households are happy and practicing good hygiene behaviors for healthier families