Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program (Completed December 2002)

Start Date: November 2001

End Date: December 2002

Location: Bara, Rautahat

Donor(s): Plan Nepal, Bara/Rautahat Program Unit

Budget: NRs. 1,487,980.00 (US$ 20,957.46)

The aim of this project was to successfully grant five community villages with an Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. The Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach was used and CLTS-related activities were held in three communities. The project also involved the construction of community bathrooms, simple incinerators and school gardens in Plan Nepal working communities.

This particular phase of the program involved the construction of 110 pit latrines and 24 tube wells, and water quality testing for 24 samples. Training sessions on Water and Sanitation, and various other school activities, were provided as well.