EARTHQUAKE UPDATE

Toilet construction

Toilet construction

DDRP (WASH programme) has been building Child, Gender and Disable-friendly toilets (CGD toilets) in schools. These are three separate toilets for boys, girls and students with disability.

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Drinking water

Drinking water

Most schools in Nepal have water taps at the same height from the ground. Taller and shorter children have difficulty in drinking water, some have to stoop too low and some have to struggle to reach up.

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Easy and safe to travel

Easy and safe to travel

My name is Ruda Tamang and I am 53 years old. I am from Dhuseni tole of Ree VDC. I am a farmer and live with my four family members that includes my wife and two daughters.

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Road repair improves livelihood

Road repair improves livelihood

My name is Raj Kumar Tamang. I am 23 years old and a resident of Sundernagle in Mahadevsthan VDC. The only source of income for most of the households including ours in this region is vegetable farming and selling those to the nearby local market, Gajuri.

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Life made easier

Life made easier

My name is Unaya Tamang. I live in Kokhim, Jharlang VDC with my six family members. I am 51 years old and a farmer. I also work as a mason and carpenter for my livelihood. In leisure time, I make Doko, Dalo, Bhakari which is made up of bamboos and used for carrying and storing grass, paddy etc.

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Restoration of my business

Restoration of my business

My name is Jit Bahadur Tamang and I am 58 years old. I live in Chuiritar, Mahadevsthan VDC with my ten family members. I work as a rice and maize mill owner which I established two years before.

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Learning skills to build better

Learning skills to build better

My name is Sun Bahadur Tamang. I am 33 years old and I live in Ree VDC. I have a son and a daughter and they are studying in school which is located within the VDC.

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Repairing of trail bridges helps to ease the lives of locals

Repairing of trail bridges helps to ease the lives of locals

The 2015 earthquake was devastating as it triggered landslide and damaged several trail bridges caused by falling of the rocks. Due to this people of Lapa, Ree and Jharlang VDCs were facing difficulties to access market.

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Restored my transportation business

Restored my transportation business

I am Chhiring Tamang, a 37 year old father of two daughters and one son from Jharlang VDC, Dhading. My children go to school and my wife is busy with household work and farming.

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Making schools safer

Making schools safer

After the earthquakes of April and May 2015, education for nearly one million children in Nepal was in jeopardy with over 32,000 classrooms destroyed. 80% of school buildings collapsed in Dhading. Post-earthquake, it became imperative to make our schools...

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