Kathmandu: A grant contract was signed by the Japanese government with the Nepal Government for setting up water and sanitation facilities in Bardiya district. Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, H.E Mr. Saigo Masamichi and Koizumi Satoshi, Executive Director/CEO of Good Neighbors Japan signed the contract amid a program in Kathmandu.
The project involves grant assistance of NPR 51.7 million. The grant will be mobilized for the water and sanitation facilities construction and hygiene education intervention project for primary and secondary schools in Bardiya District, according to the embassy. This project aims to provide WASH facilities and hygiene education which promote proper hygiene practice to 15 primary and secondary schools in Bardiya District.
The project aims to construct and repair of drinking water supply facilities, construct gender-friendly toilets, establish and strengthen a school WASH management committee, and provide menstrual hygiene management education along with improvement of access to safe WASH and gender equality in education.
Source: The Republica