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At a rural outdoor location in Nepal, a woman is presenting menstrual health and hygiene management products to a group of mothers who are sitting cross-legged in a circle on the ground around her.

Allies accelerating sustainable WASH solutions in Nepal

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 03:04 PM

In Dungeshwor Rural Municipality, in Dailekh, a sanitation entrepreneur presents menstrual health and hygiene products during an information session for mothers groups (SNV /...

A young girl dressed in dark blue pants and blue shirt taht are her school uniform stands with her back to the camera and washes her hands with a bar of soap and water at a handwashing station in a school yard in rural Dailekh, Nepal. Th pathway she is standing on is green with yellow footprints that lead to the handwashing station.

Paving the way for good hand hygiene in rural Nepal

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 09:56 AM

A colourful pathway featuring footprints leads from the toilets to the handwashing station in a school yard in Dailekh, Nepal. The pathway is part of a behaviour change...

A young girl in Nepal is dressed head to toe in a pink saree, she looks directly at the camera as she stands on an empty stretch of road in rural Nepal.

Shifting menstrual stigma in rural Nepal

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 03:12 PM

Small but significant steps are gradually stripping away age-old taboos associated with menarche in rural areas of Nepal and improving menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) and...

A woman from Lao PDR holds up a large poster during a meeting, you can only see her head above the poster as she smiles at participants. The poster displays drawings that relate to community WASH management as well as climate related impacts.

Climate heroes for climate-resilient inclusive WASH in Lao PDR and Nepal

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2023 11:42 AM

Local government in Lao PDR introduces the integration of climate risk indicators in community-led sanitation monitoring in Champhone district. (SNV Lao PDR / Bart Verweij)

A disability help desk focal person is sitting at the desk in Nepal, viewed side on, as if through a door

Disability Helpdesks serving the WASH needs of people with disabilities

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 05:01 PM

A focal person of the Chandandagar Rural Municipality at the help desk on a work day (SNV Nepal) 


People with disabilities are often excluded from accessing...

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