Rural Village Water Resources Management project, Phase III (RVWRMP III) is a water resources management project which in addition to water supply and sanitation supports community-based irrigation, micro-hydro power, improved cooking stoves and water mills, number of environmental improvements as well as sustainable livelihoods and institutional capacity building activities. The purpose of RVWRMP III is ‘to achieve universal access to basic WASH services, and establishment of functional planning and implementation frameworks for all water uses and livelihoods promotion in the project area'.
The Project works in ten districts of the Far- and Mid-Western Nepal. RVWRMP phase I started in October 2006 and the third phase started in March 2016. RVWRMP is a bilateral project between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Finland.
Since its inception, the Project has reached:
•Domestic water supply as per national standards for 242, 904 beneficiaries
•Basic sanitation, including household toilets for 462, 752 beneficiaries
•Electricity through micro-hydro power for 50, 260 beneficiaries
•Improved cooking stoves for 66, 696 beneficiaries
•Home Gardens for 164, 543 beneficiaries
•Cooperatives 10, 935 members
FCG is the consultant providing the technical assistance in RVWRMP and RWSSP-WN Phase II. FCG - Working for Well-being