GUTHI, understanding the need to meet the water demand, initiated mission to assess the situation and developed the Rain Community Project in partnership with International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance (IRHA). The project has been supported by the Canton of Geneva, City of Geneva and City of Meyrin. The main objective of this initiative is to improve the living conditions and access to water supply to communities in Nepal.
The project covers two sites: Jana Prabhat School and Viswa Niketan Secondary School located at Kathmandu and six Internally Displaced People (IDP) camps located at Liwali, Bhaktapur; both the communities are in high demand of water.
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Project Partners and Donors
DPAC meeting was held on 7 July, 2017 at District Coordination Committee (DCC), Bhaktapur Municipality in presence of 12 participants.Read more: DPAC Meeting at Bhaktapur Municipality
Under the Rain Community project, a committee at Jana Prabhat School on April, 2017. The committee includes parents, authority, children and teacher and is named as PACT Committee. It was formed in chairmanship of Ram Saran Dongol, Chairman of School Management Committee.Read more: Formation of PACT Committee at Jana Prabhat School
Sabitri Rajbhandari, Kathmandu | According to national statistics report, 92 percent of households have sanitation facilities in Nepal but the Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) report showed that sanitation facilities have reached out to only 46 percent of Nepalese household.Read more: JMP report says, only 46% sanitation coverage in Nepal
Esamata ReporterRead more: The water will be made available to a school through the collection of Rainwater
Sabitri Rajbhandari, Kathmandu: Viswa Niketan Secondary School located in Tripureswor has collected rainwater and is utilising it for sanitation and drinking purposes.Read more: Rainwater Harvesting System model at Viswa Niketan Secondary School