Gorkha WASH Project


Name of Project: Gorkha WASH Project

Name of Donor Organization: World Vision International Nepal (WVIN)

Project Duration: November 2016 - October 2017

Location of Project: Aappipal VDC (now Palungtar Municipality ward no. 11,12 & 13), Chyangli  VDC (now palungtar Municipality ward no. 1,2 & 3), Gaikhur VDC (now Palungtar Municipality ward no.4, 5 & 6), Palungtar VDC (now Palungtar Municipality ward no. 7, 8, 9 & 10), Kerabari VDC, Hansapur VDC, and Ghyachowk VDC of Gorkha District.

Target Beneficiaries: Approximately 1,800 HHs will be benefited from 12 numbers of small & medium scale community water supply construction and renovation and 2000 individuals in the most disadvantaged clusters within the working area will be reached through hygiene promotion activities, focusing on DRR and low cost water treatment techniques.

Goal of the Project: To meet the emergency needs, strengthen the resilence and self-recovery , and restore a sense of safety for earthquake affected children and communities.

Outcomes of the project:

1.  Earthquake-affected communities, families including children have improved living conditions and access to basic services.

2.  Earthquake-affected families have restored their livelihoods and have better preparedness and ability to manage future disasters.

3.  People engage in and benefit from improved accountability mechanisms.

 Major Outputs of the project with the target quantity:

1.1 Community engaged through all of the process, and each process have to be clearly reported and documented. There should be also a ‘community action plan’ and a water management committee (water user group) for each target community.

1.2 The needs have to be identified and mapped (assessed) correctly in coordination with the government and communities. WVIN team will support this process.

1.3 Detail design (comply with all the standards) for each infrastructure is required and mandatory. WVIN team will lead this process.

1.4 All the target communities have access to safe water, comply with the government standard.

1.5 Behaviour change by the hygiene promotion activities focusing on DRR and low cost water treatment techniques. WVIN team will support this process.

1.6 Plan for and implement practices to ensure Gender Equity, Social Inclusion, and Child Protection are mainstreamed in program delivery. WVIN team will work with the PNGO to identify ways to ensure these considerations are implemented and monitored.


The project is being implemented in partnership with the following organisations:

·         Government line agencies – DWSS, WSSDO, DHO, DWASH-CC

·      Community partners – VWASH-CC, FCHVs, Mother group, Village Development Committee, Health Post, Volunteers

In addition, ECO-Nepal will co-ordinate with other Partner NGOs of Gorkha District that are implementing other projects, and with other community level organisations.