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September 26, 2013

Link of the week – 26 September

Filed under: Link of the week,Open defecation free,SACOSAN V,Sanitation,Urban — nepalwash @ 9:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Due to the dearth of proper public toilets, achieving Open Defecation Free (ODF) goals in the urban areas has now become more challenging compared to the villages. More than 1000 VDCs have been declared ODF whereas only eight municipalities have met the target till date.

More – Click here for our link of the week – 25 September

August 1, 2013

Link of the week – 1 August

Filed under: Advocacy,Campaigns,Link of the week,Media — nepalwash @ 6:38 pm

KATHMANDU, July 29: With only four years left for the country to meet the target of ensuring water and sanitation for all, politicians from various parties have expressed their commitment to work toward the goal.

More – Click here for our link of the week – 1 August

July 11, 2013

Link of the week – 11 July

Filed under: Advocacy,Link of the week,Media,Open defecation free,Sanitation — nepalwash @ 3:07 pm

BHAKTAPUR: Nagarkot was declared as the sixth ‘Open Defecation Free’ VDC in Bhaktapur today. Hundreds of locals, government officials, NGO/INGO partners and media personnel celebrated the event. Chief District Officer Hem Nath Duwadi inaugurated the programme, which was chaired by VDC Secretary and Village Water and Sanitation Coordination Committee chair Krishna Prasad Guragain.

More – Click here for our link of the week – 11 July

June 27, 2013

Link of the week – 27 June

Filed under: Advocacy,Link of the week,Media,Nepal,Open defecation free,Sanitation — nepalwash @ 4:39 pm

Kathmandu behind remote districts in meeting ODF target

While the geographically challenged underdeveloped districts have done far better, the Kathmandu District Development Committee has managed to declare only five of its VDCs as ODF till date.

More – Click here for our link of the week – 27 June

June 13, 2013

Link of the week – 13 June

Filed under: Advocacy,Equity and inclusion,Link of the week,school sanitation — nepalwash @ 9:00 am

Toilets are as important as notebooks and Pens

We all know that how important are books and pens at schools. But, the importance of toilet is rarely discussed. As working in WASH, we have seen that the availability of toilet in schools determines the number of students (especially girls) willing to study there. In this context, an article written by WaterAid Nepal’s Equity and Inclusion Consultant in today’s issue of Kantipur National Daily titled “कापी-कलम जत्तिकै शौचालय” (Toilets are as important as notebooks and Pens).

More – Click here for our link of the week – 13 June

January 29, 2013

Link of the week – 29 January

Filed under: Drinking water,Link of the week — Anita Pradhan @ 9:00 am

Why water, sanitation and hygiene are key to Post 2015 discussions

The film where WaterAid is calling for everyone has access to clean water and safe place to go to the toilet. Watch the short film on why the next set of global development goals should ensure that no one goes without these basic necessities. This film was first shown in Monrovia, Liberia to members of the High Level Panel of eminent persons advising the UN Secretary General on the framework for the Post 2015 process.

More – Click here for our link of the week – 29 January

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