Over 15 million people don't have access to adequate sanitation in Nepal, over half of the population.

people in Nepal don't have access to safe water.

Over 700 children under five die every year from diarrhoea diseases caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation.

Nepal is a landlocked country with a diverse landscape ranging from low lying terrains to Mount Everest. Many rural communities live far from water sources while in urban areas the growing population, caused in part by the decade long conflict in the country, is putting increasing strain on limited water and sanitation supplies.
A man carries a metal water container on his head.