Water and Environmental Sanitation Program, Banke (Completed June 2010)

Start Date: July 2009

End Date: June 2010

Location: Banke

Donor(s): Plan Nepal

Budget: NRs. 3,350,980.80 (US$ 42,606.23)

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. A school Health Hygiene and Sanitation Program was implemented in 20 schools and 158 Information, Education and Communication (IEC) sessions were conducted.