Japan agrees to provide assistance for the Project for the Installation of Drinking Water Facility in Barahachhetra VDC, Sunsari District.
The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial assistance of 90,313 US Dollars; equivalent to approximately 8,956,340 Nepalese Rupees to Kankalini Multipurpose Service Center, a local NGO in Saptari District.
This financial assistance is extended under the Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme of the Government of Japan in Japan's Fiscal Year 2014. Kankalini Multipurpose Service Center will implement the Project for the Installation of Drinking Water Facility in Barahachhetra VDC, Sunsari District.
Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa and Nunu Devi Jha, Chairperson of Kankalini Multipurpose Service Center will sign a grant contract relating to this project on16 February at the Embassy of Japan n.
This grant assistance will be used to construct the following: a deep well with an electromotive pump, one reservoir tank, forty five distribution tap stands, and a total of 4,520 meters of pipe line to provide safe drinking water for the people in Ward 5 of Barahachhetra VDC, Sunsari District. This area has only a limited access to water.
This project will provide safe water stably to around 1,500 people. And it is expected to prevent diseases caused by unsanitary water. Furthermore, it will reduce the working hours of women and children they spend for fetching water.
According to a press release issued by the Embassy of Japan, the Embassy of Japan expects that this project will improve people’s lives in Barahachhetra Village.