June 8, 2016 admin

The lack of clean water in Nepal. Text and Photo Olof Jarlbro

The lack of clean water in Nepal. Text and Photo Olof Jarlbro

”The lack of clean water had been a concern for years, and in the rapidly growing city of Kathmandu the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 60 tons of domestic waste water from toilets, sinks and washing water were dumped in rivers. From there the unsanitary water flowed down the rivers to small communities whose only source of water came from the river. Some charities were trying to solve the problem by drilling wells. But still to date 37% of Nepal’s population does not have access to sanitation and two-thirds of it still lives without toilets…”

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