32249-013: Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Sector

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall goal is to reduce poverty, improve living conditions and quality of life in poor, remote rural communities where water is often difficult to obtain and of poor quality, typically resulting in a high incidence of water-borne diarrheal diseases. The objectives are to: (i) Strengthen participating communities capacity and capability to plan, co-finance, implement, operate and maintain improved water supply and sanitation facilities; (ii) Rectify historical inequities in access to ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 32249-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2008
Approval Date 30 Sep 2003
Closing Date 15 Apr 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 24,000
Geographical Location 21 districts of Western, Midwestern and Farwestern region
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Rural sanitation
Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development
Rural water supply services
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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