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May 2, 2014

WaterAid Nepal office inaugurates its first disabled friendly toilet

Filed under: Amrita Gyawali's Post,Gender,Women — nepalwash @ 4:02 pm

WaterAid Nepal office inaugurates its first disabled friendly toilet

On 2nd May 2014; WaterAid’s Head of South Asia Region, Mr. Tom Palakudiyil together with Ms. Amrita Gyawali, E & I consultant for WaterAid Nepal inaugurated the disabled friendly toilet at WaterAid Nepal office. Construction began around 3 months ago and has finally been completed, the toilet is now ready to use.

Addressing the inaugural programme, Mr. Palakudiyil said “we need to walk the talk and this initiative of WaterAid Nepal (WAN) office is really a remarkable one.” In addition, he congratulated the WaterAid Nepal team for being the first WaterAid office in South Asia to construct a disabled friendly toilet.

Similarly, Ms. Gyawali remarked “I am very happy that our office has built this disabled friendly toilet. Now, I can use the toilet without any discomfort as easily as my colleagues.” She further added with a smile that “This is the first toilet where I can see myself in the mirror and use basin for hand-washing without any struggle.”

WaterAid Nepal is working in providing Water Sanitation and Hygiene services to the most marginalized and vulnerable groups since the past 27 years.  Equity and Inclusion (E and I) is central to all of WaterAid’s projects and activities.

This post is written by Ms. Kamala K.C , Consultant –  WaterAid Nepal

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