Open Defecation Free (ODF) declaration support for sanitation facilitator’s mobilization and triggering Campaign in Khanikhola Rural Municipality in Kavre District

Open Defecation Free (ODF) declaration support for sanitation facilitator’s mobilization and triggering Campaign in Khanikhola Rural Municipality in Kavre District

Objectives:
  • To carry out sanitation campaign in the community and ensure the construction and usage of latrine in all the households.
  • To make the ODF declaration of Khanikhola Rural Municipality of Kavrepalanchok District possible.
Key Activities:
  • Facilitation in formation of the Rural Municipality Water Sanitation and Hygiene Coordination Committee (RM-WASH-CC) in Rural Municipality level.
  • Data collection regarding Latrine construction and usage condition in each wards of the rural municipality through baseline survey.
  • Discussion and Program conduction in the ward offices based on the collected data.
  • Formation and mobilization of ward level Ward Water Sanitation and Hygiene Coordination Committee (W-WASH-CC) in each wards of the Rural Municipality.
  • Facilitation in regular coordination committee meeting conduction, Progress review and implementation of plans for problem solving.
  • Conduction of discussions regarding the importance of latrine, drinking water and sanitation in the ward and community level to motivate people towards latrine conduction.
  • Triggering people in household level.
  • Facilitation in economic Latrine construction through the use of local materials in construction.
  • Regular progress monitoring of latrine construction and usage.
  • Distribution of toilet pan and pipes provided by the Rural Municipality and assist in latrine construction.
  • Flow of message regarding Safe drinking water and sanitation.

Major Achievements:

Date Title
Data update including name list regarding the situation of latrine construction and usage in the households of the Rural Municipality.
Formation of Rural Municipality Water and Sanitation Hygiene Coordination Committee (RM-WASH-CC) in rural municipality level.
Formation of Ward Water Sanitation and Hygiene Coordination Committee (W-WASH-CC) in ward level of the rural municipality.
Increment of Coverage of the Rural Municipality from 38% to 51% and then to 89%.
Use of constructed latrines and re-use of old unused latrines along with regular cleaning.
Coordination committee active in rural municipality and ward offices.
Latrine construction in 1092 households. (1391 households did not have latrine in the beginning).
1000 households directly benefitted from the program.
Information provided to the local leaders and stakeholders regarding the situation and achievements of Sanitation campaigns of the nation and the district for carrying out sanitation campaign for ODF declaration.
Latrine construction in low cost through the utilization of local materials.
Commitment made by the Rural Municipality for ODF declaration after active local leaders and reaching the final step for ODF declaration.

Project information

  • Project duration 3 Months (31st December, 2017 to 29th March, 2018)
  • Project Location Khanikhola Rural Municipality Kavrepalanchok district
  • Funding partner's Water Supply and Sanitation Division Office (WSSDO), Kavrepalanchok
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