Wash System Strengthening And Behavior Change In Hilly Region Of Makwanpur District Project

WASH System Strengthening and Behavior Change In Hilly Region of Makwanpur District Project
RRN and WHH Celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2023 with students in
Kailash and Raksirang Municipalities

Geographic Coverage

Raksirang and Kailash Rural Municipality, Makwanpur District

Project Duration

2022/09/01

Budget

EURO 987,282

Project Status

On Going

Target Groups

and Beneficiaries

The project targets the entire population of the 2 municipalities, Raksirang and Kailash. It aims to support the development, endorsement, and implementation of municipal-wide WASH plans for a total of 54,752 direct beneficiaries (9,209 HHs).

Funding Partners

Viva Con Agua/Welthungerhilfe/ BMZ

Project Summary

The project aims to increase access to safe drinking water, safely managed sanitation, and hygiene through improved quality and sustainability of WASH services and behavior change of users. Considering the two target municipalities do not have WASH plans, they are unable to meet their constitutional duties. As a consequence, the project focuses on improving WASH systems and promoting behavior change.

Approach

The project follows the following approaches and tools to achieve its objectives:

  1. WASH Systems Strengthening
  2. WASH Building Block (BB) Analysis
  3. Climate- Resilient Water Safety Plans (CR-WSP)
  4. Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)
  5. Three-star approach
  6. Participatory Learning and Action Linking Agriculture to Natural Resource Management and Nutrition (PLA LANN+)
  7. Community Score Card (CSC)
WASH System Strengthening and Behavior Change In Hilly Region of Makwanpur District Project
Training session on the LANN+ Approach for the Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) and Local Resource Persons (LRPs)
WASH System Strengthening and Behavior Change In Hilly Region of Makwanpur District Project
Promoting total sanitation and water safe community with participants from Kailash Rural Municipality, Makwanpur District
WASH System Strengthening and Behavior Change In Hilly Region of Makwanpur District Project
Provincial WASH Joint Sector Review (JSR) on Safely Managed Water Supply Services' in Hetauda, Makwanpur in Bagmati Province

Expected Results

  1. Output 1: WASH service delivery is strengthened through enhanced governance at the local government level
  2. Output 2: Drinking water supply schemes and sanitation and hygiene facilities are improved in target communities, schools, and Health Care Facilities
  3. Output 3: Vulnerable and marginalized households and beneficiaries adopt adequate and safe WASH and nutrition practices as a result of behavior change