Nepal - Dhading - The Chepang community
High up in the mountains in Dhading district live the Chepangs. Danda Chaudari community.
The Chepangs is an ethnic group which used to be nomadic. Only recently have they settled and their settlements are high up in the mountains. Only a few years ago they did not have any running water and had to bring up water from below but with the help pf Restless Development and their partner NGO Prayash Nepal they now have running clean water from springs diverted into resovoirs and connected to taps in their settlement. This not only give them clean water to drink, it also improve hygiene dramatiaclly and thereby improve health. It also saves precious time for the women who now spend the 4 hours it used to take getting water growing healhty vegetables.