NCDF Executive Director and NCDC Health coordinator Bhupal Katiwada recently travelled to Pokhara and Kathmandu to deliver training for more than 150 staff members of the Kathmandu Group of Hotels regarding Covid-19 and hand washing, as well as practises for hotel room and restaurant disinfection.
Note – the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed progress of the various projects that we are monitoring in Nepal – although work is continuing. We will be posting updates to this page as new information becomes available.
Last year NCDF provided tactical support for this project in Kalikot. We received this update on the project progress recently.
Modern Model Residential School is a purely service oriented nonprofit school in a remote village of Lalu in Kalikot district in Western Nepal. The school has two kindergartens and an elementary block running upto seventh grade. The school serves slightly less than 250 full time students. The school has a hostel facility for orphans and children from poor backgrounds. Currently 30 such children stay at the hostel.
Here is the link to a brief info about the school:
The Child Friendly Local Governance (CFLG) program is one of program passed by Maijogmai Rural Municipality under annual approved budget for FY 2075.76. This program has been approved and programs based on the provision of Article 66 of the Local Government Operation Act 2074. The main goal of this program is to declare Maijogmai Rural Municipality as a Child Friendly. This program was implemented after the contract between rural municipality and Namsaling Community Development Center (NCDC), on 2076.1.3.
Here’s some update images from Namsaling. These show collaborative NCDC/EWB projects in progress. Shown here is water testing and spring protection, vegetable farming, quilt production and health training.
Here’s a few new images of the One Home One Tap Project, located in Dolakha district, Kalinchok rural municipality, Janakpur zone province number 3.
The One Home One Tap project is an NCDF funded project This education, health and school tap project is a joint EWB and NCDF effort. Reports from the field say that the project is successful and running very well. The Kalinchok Rural Municipality is also supporting this project.