Ms. Lajana Manandhar of the Freshwater Action Network South Asia (FANSA) and Executive Director, Lumanti Support Group for Shelter in Nepal, represented civil society organizations in the third SWA high level meeting.
Ward no. 3 of Inaruwa Municipality was declared as the first ODF Ward on 23rd of March, 2013. With strong determination, continous hard work and belief, the communities of Ward no. 13 in support of Lumanti WASH and its local partner – CDO Sunsari and in coordination with Inaruwa Municipality made it possible and finally the day came on 23rd of March, 2013.
With an aim to have an Open Defecation Free (ODF) district by the end of 2015, Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan City (BSMC) of Morang District has witnessed its first ward level Open Defecation Free (ODF) declaration.