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 institutionalized 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 1215 individual schemes (different type/technology) completed till date. These schemes including livelihood serve 1222271 direct beneficiaries out of which around 45.4% benefit from improved sanitation, 19.5% benefit from safe drinking water facilities and 3.7% benefit from the Energy (micro-hydro/solar/IWM), 2.3% from MUS scheme, 26.9% from livelihood and rest from Irrigation. In gravity flow drinking water supply systems alone nearly 2,869 km of pipeline, 1,556 intakes and 7,639 tap stands have been completed. In addition, a total of 246,819 beneficiary equivalent population is benefited by home gardens and 23,042 population by advanced level livelihoods intervention in phase II. Actual benefited population in phase I and II under livelihoods services is 329,094.A total of 15 cooperatives having shareholders 10935, have mobilized NPR. 66979.12 million in income generation activities within the communities through COs. 131 UCs of water supply scheme have been affiliated in 15 cooperatives of project VDC. (Updated: Feb 24, 2016)
FCG is the consultant providing the technical assistance in RVWRMP and RWSSP-WN Phase II. FCG - Working for Well-being