Sabik Lalbandi declared as 7th Open Defecation Free (ODF) VDC of Sarlahi district

Sabik Lalbandi of Sarlahi district has been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) on 14th April, 2016. This became the 7th VDC declared as ODF status in the district and the 4th ODF VDC among the 31 program VDCs facilitated by STANDS-Nepal in association with RWUA (local partner) under Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)/UN-Habitat program.  There are in total 2598 households in this VDC of which 506 households (19.5%) built toilets after the GSF facilitation. There are mixed caste/ethnic groups in this VDC. 

The Member of Parliament Mr. Shambhu Lal Shrestha of Sarlahi was the chief guest of this event. Mr. Megh Nath Kafle, CDO and Mr. Dhyan Kumar Thapa, LDO of Sarlahi including other representatives and D-WASH-CC members were also present in this function.