Maikot Secondary School Water Supply and Sanitation Project

The Maikot School and the village living area are situated at the top a hill in the Gorkha district in Nepal.  Although natural water resource is available at the bottom of the hill, the distance as well as low income status prevents the school and villagers from accessing water adequately to maintain hygiene and sanitation.

The Maikot project s aims to supply water using a pumping system and pipeline from the bottom of the hill to the students at school which in turn will help in maintaining the health and sanitation of the students at the school.  The project also aims to build toilet facilities at the school.

Access to the water by the villagers will be managed by the water users committee through a tariff system.  The total project cost estimate is