Water and Environmental Sanitation Program, Banke (Completed June 2009)

Start Date: July 2008

End Date: June 2009

Location: Banke

Donor(s): Plan Nepal

Budget: NRs. 3,182,205.60 (US$ 46,052.17)

Using the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach, four community villages were declared Open Defecation Free (ODF). IDS Nepal conducted CLTS activities within the four communities, leading to the construction of community bathrooms, simple incinerators and school gardens in each respective community. There was also a School Health Hygiene and Sanitation Program implemented in 20 schools and 158 Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) sessions presented in these schools.