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BUILDING HEALTHIER FUTURES WITH CLEAN WATER AND HYGIENE IN NEPALI SCHOOLS
Dhading is a beautiful region of Nepal—an explosion of greens during the monsoon season, when the rain buckets down in short, drenching showers that saturate the countryside and fill the area’s streams and rivers. But even though the land is saturated, the people of Dhading lack much of what they need for safe drinking water, including water access points, piping and reservoir tanks, and the knowledge of water management necessary to provide reliable, clean water year-round. Improving this situation will take hard work and a change of attitude and old habits—changes that begin with those who belong to the country’s youngest generation—such as six year-old Aashika Bhattorai and her best friend Anjuta..