GTA works and supports WASH activities with its dedicated and professional WASH team. We have completed risk assessments for WASH programs of 14 earthquake-affected districts, formative research on hygiene promotion through routine immunization, WASH counseling and distribution of IEC materials along with soap during the oral cholera vaccine (OCV) campaign.
Water Sanitation and Hygiene Coverage Survey at Kathmandu Valley, UNICEF/JHU, 2017
Identify what worked and where we can improve in the future during WASH intervention
WASH awareness campaign at Kathmandu Metropolitan city, UNICEF, 2016
WASH awareness campaign was conducted in ward no. 13 and 14 of Kathmandu metropolitan and ward no. 5, 6 & 7 of Chandragiri municipality. The program was conducted in two phases. In the first phase door – to – door awareness was carried out in close proximity of the index case. In the second phase WASH awareness campaign was carried out in the vulnerable area.
WASH awareness campaign at Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan city, UNICEF, 2016
WASH awareness campaign was conducted ward no. 5, 6, 7, 12, 17, 19 and 22 of Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan to prevent the spread of cholera. Female community health volunteers (FCHVs), tole health promoter (THP) and other volunteers visited door – to – door and provided health education on waterborne diseases & cholera, water treatment methods, hand-washing, food hygiene, etc. Water quality testing was also done. Almost half of the samples tested were found contaminated with coliform.
WASH campaign at Godawari Municipality and Karyabinayak Municipality, UNICEF, 2016
WASH campaign was conducted in ward no. 11 and 12 of Badegaun, and in Karyabinayak municipality.
Orientation on Chlorine Dozing for Drinking Water Vendors of Kathmandu, UNICEF, 2016
Oriented 80 vendors on the identification of water source, chlorination of water before they supply to the consumers.
Formative research on Hygiene Promotion through routine immunization in Nepal, WaterAid UK, 2014/15
Identified the possibilities of hygiene promotion through routine immunization in Nepal
Included observation of immunization sessions regarding the feasibility of integrating the hygiene promotion activities, and further assessed the key hygiene behaviors of mothers and guardians in terms of Handwashing with soap at critical times, food hygiene, water treatment and storage, sanitation and child faeces management and solid and liquid waste management.