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Dhodani – project for improved cooking stoves

Excessive use of firewood would invite environmental degradation and many natural calamities. Therefore, since 2011 Unica Foundation has been working together with the NRCS Kaski to implement Metallic Improved Cooking Stove (MICS) projects in the hilly villages. Dhodani is the 22th village…

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Improved Cooking Stoves decrease the indoor smoke pollution

Improved cooking stoves Tallo Taprang

A study suggests that 83% Nepalese live in rural areas. Out of that 75% use wood as fuel for cooking. And, about 80% from those are affected by household air population. The World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that household air pollution causes non-communicable diseases including…

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Improved cooking stoves Tikhedhunga

A study suggests that 83% Nepalese live in rural areas. Out of that 75% use wood as fuel for cooking. And, about 80% from those are affected by household air population. The World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that household air pollution causes non-communicable diseases including…

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Improving Tangting water supply

In the past (2010), the Unica Foundation realized a water supply with 210 tapping points in Tangting. Due to an additional water requirement and a reduced capacity of the original source, expansion of this system is necessary, with an extra reservoir. The following things are being realized within this…

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Kiratikhola drinking water project

As reported by the World Bank, Nepal is one of the poorest nations in the world with an estimated GDP per capita of US$470. With a staggering 42 percent of the population living below the poverty line and only 27 percent with improved access to sanitation, there are quite a number of issues facing Nepal…

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Kafalswora MICS photo 2

Kafalswora Metallic Improved Cooking Stove Project

Kafalswora village is located in a hilly region of Kaski district, quite remote from the hub of Pokhara. The demographic dominance of the villages is Janajatis (primitive ethnic groups), so called ‘higher caste’ (Brahmin, Chhetri) and Dalits (member of the lowest caste) respectively. Kafalswora is the seventeenth village we are working on a Metallic Improved Cooking Stove (MICS) project with NRCS Kaski.

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