Rural Village Water Resources Management Project, Phase II (RVWRMP II) works in ten districts of the Far- and Mid-Western Nepal. RVWRMP I started in October 2006 and the second phase RVWRMP II started immediately after the first phase in September 2010. RVWRMP is a bilateral project between Government of Nepal and Government of Finland.
The overall (long term) objective of RVWRMP is institutionalised capacity at local and regional levels to sustain and continuously improve enhanced quality of life, better environmental conditions and increased opportunities in rural livelihoods in the Project area.
Since RVWRMP Phase I, there has been 906 individual schemes. These serve 525,392 beneficiaries out of which 50% benefit from improved permanent latrines, 35% benefit from safe drinking water facilities and 7% benefit from the micro-hydro energy. In gravity flow drinking water supply systems alone nearly 250 km of distribution pipeline and another 265 km of transmission line has been completed by 15 May, 2013. These schemes have been implemented by total 674 Users Committees. These have total 6,600 members out of which 44% are women.