Following the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal, we developed the Emergency Rain project. Its purpose was to support the reconstruction efforts, improve the living conditions of the victims of the Nepal earthquake and set up the conditions necessary to start the reconstruction of the country.
Specific Objective: To improve the living conditions of displaced people in Bhaktapur camp and students of Viswa Niketan School through the establishment of rainwater harvesting system, appropriate sanitation, training and rehabilitation. 'support for economic activities.
The Municipality of Bhaktapur requested a continuation of the activities, so much the success with the authorities and beneficiaries were important. We have thus developed
Rainwater collected during the rainy season is now being used and accessible to residents of the IDP camp in Liwali. Prior to the IRHA and GUTHI project, residents were stocking up on wells that had been tested and found to be contaminated.
The main responsibility for collecting water belongs to the women in each household. I can not fetch water because of my old age, but my daughter-in-law had to walk far to fetch water. Now the scenario has changed (since the construction of the 100'000l tank) and water is available at our door. As it is also the rainy season, we benefit a lot from the rainwater harvesting system. My daughter-in-law can work and no longer has the stress of water. "(Chini Nakarmi Maya, Maheshwori IDP Camp, Nepal)
Hari Sundar Bohaju, a resident of a Liwali camp, said, "Well water is unsuitable for drinking, however, we use it to cook and have water for washing, cleaning, etc. "
Another local resident, Sunil Bohaju, said: "It is difficult for us to sleep on those cold nights under tinplate, most of the elderly and camp children are suffering. "> Read more
This program aims to educate schoolchildren to the management of water, sanitation and good hygiene practices, but also the recovery of waste to make blue schools, incubators of social change "
Construction of rainwater harvesting systems in Bhaktapur, to provide safe access todrinking water in 2 schools and 6 camps for displaced families after the 2015 earthquake.
Climate change requires us to rethink our management methods and practices. This project aims to build community resilience by combining better management of water resources, trees and soil.
The "Unserved" project aims to provide access to clean water and restore dignity for those who have nothing, the forgotten from water services, who live on the outskirts of our cities and have to fight every day to access even water for drinking.
The objective of this workshop is to bring school children to become aware of their environment, and to be able to implement concrete and sustainable solutions in their city.
The aim of this "In the rain ink" project is to transform the representations of rainwater seen as a nuisance, poetically using the urban environment in which we live.