Using Toilet is a Must Habit is What Kamala Says……………

Posted: May 21, 2018
Saheli Maharjan


Using Toilet is a Must Habit is What Kamala Says……………

52-years-old Kamala Shrestha is a single woman who has been living with her son and family in Pathichaur-2, Panauti Municipality for more than 3 decades after her marriage.

Accessibility of Clean Water and Sanitation: A Woman's Reason for a Happiness and for Well Being

Posted: May 15, 2018
Manashwi Shah

Sixty-years-old Maili Bharati is a single woman residing in Dhobikhola; ward no 2 of Godawari Municipality with her divorcee daughter and a grandson. She has been single for over 35 years. She raised her two daughters with all she had, doing labor works and farming, but she could not educate her daughters and she regrets it by saying, "If I had the support of my husband's family I could have sent my daughters to school and they wouldn't have to face the crisis and sorrow like me.

Designing Streets for People: Discussion on ‘Safer Streets for a Safer Nepal’

Posted: March 22, 2018

Urban Dabali is a platform created by Centre for Integrated Urban Development (CIUD) in 2010, where different urban issues are discussed. In continuation to this, to reach the wider ordinance Urban Dabali started electronic means of discussion programme, too.

Drinking Water Supply Inaugurated

Posted: November 1, 2017

Minister of state for Finance Udaya Shamser Rana inaugurated Dhobikhola Tin Dharo Muhan Water Supply Scheme, constructed in ward no 2 of Godawari Municipality amidst a function on 13th October, 2017.

Green Public Space Management Project: Converting Public Open Space into a Green Park

Posted: October 12, 2017
Sudarshan Rajbhandari (Program Director)

Capacity Building of FCHVs for Public Health Emergency (PHE) Preparedness

Posted: October 11, 2017
Reecha Piya (Health and Hygiene Officer)

On 11th August, 2017, an orientation program on ‘Capacity Building of Front Line Workers for Public Health Emergency (PHE) Preparedness’ was conducted in Chandragiri Municipality by CIUD under “Safe and Resilient WASH Intervention in Institutes of the Kathmandu District and Community PHE Preparedness in Kathmandu District – Project” supported by UNICEF. The participants of the program were Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) of the same municipality.

In-house Consultation Workshop on Development of GESI Policy and PSEA Code of Conduct for CIUD

Posted: October 11, 2017

CIUD organized a two-day in-house workshop for its staffs on 6th and 7th October, 2017 with the key agendas of developing organizational Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Policy and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) Code of Conduct. With the support of Oxfam in Nepal, the workshop was attended by over thirty staffs and board members of CIUD as well as the representatives of Oxfam. Mr.

Return of Joy: Having access to WASH facilities inside school !

Posted: June 26, 2017

Tulasha Devi Primary School located at Kotdanda of Godawari Municipality was established in 2049 B.S. There are 30 students studying from class one to three.  The school was affected by the Earthquake of 2015. As the school was completely destructed by the Earthquake, school began its classes in Temporary Learning Center (TLC) nearby the school. The learning center was CGI roofed with surrounding cover of tarpaulin sheets only in three faces.

Running water in taps: Reason for Happiness

Posted: June 26, 2017

Our life took a very big turn after the earthquake. We had to struggle a lot for water. We not only got into rows but also we got into physical fights many time; for water.” Uma Devi Neupane


Uma Devi Neupane, a member of Kajigaun Water User Committee, is a single women who lives with her son at Kajigaun, Chaimale ,Dakxhinkali. Water is precious for the community people of Kajigaun and she has taken the responsibility to distribute the water in her community.

The worst natural disaster: April 2015 Nepal Earthquake also known as the Gorkha Earthquake, had killed lots of human life and did lots of destruction in Nepal. Likewise, the ecstasy of community people of Kajigaun was also ceased by the same earthquake.

Months passed, the aftershocks of the earthquake ended but the effects of the earthquake made their life harder. Many people had already started living normal lives again but it was not the same with the case of the people in Kajigaun. What actually happened was, after the earthquake, the water source which they were using dried up.  The tap in the picture is the same tap which was dry for almost a year. The reason behind this was termination in the flow of spring water.

Where there is a will there is a way!

Posted: June 26, 2017

"Since I'm very old and I'm also suffering from asthma, I couldn't go to my neighbor's toilet as often as I wanted to due to difficulty in walking. But now with the support of CIUD it's easy for me to use my own toilet anytime.”


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