A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 25 April 2015 and 7.3 magnitude on 12 May claimed life of around 9,000 people in Nepal and directly affected above 8 million people. Due to the destruction of houses, people were forced to refuge in open space. Mirge village in Dolakha was also badly hit, damaging classrooms and other school facilities. After conducting immediate relief distribution works, now, ECCA is focusing on recovery, rehabilitation and rebuilding works.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Due to loss of houses, people are obliged to refuge in tents & communal shelters. There is lack of basic facilities to sustain life, due to which people are suffering. There is high probability of spreading of water borne diseases. Due to damage of school buildings and water sanitation facilities, children are facing difficulty in their studies. In this vulnerable situation, human traffickers have become active and have easily influenced specially women, girls and children.
How will this project solve this problem?
ECCA as a leading organization in community development, working at ground level, holds capacity to mobilize youths as volunteers in community to implement the recovery works. In coordination with other local organizations, the fund will exclusively support recovery, rehabilitation and rebuilding efforts in Nepal.
Potential Long Term Impact
Responding towards the need of the affected people and the school, we will continue our work towards construction of proper shelter, promoting safe drinking water campaign, providing solar power lights, orientations, counseling and legal advice, and will support to uplift the quality of life of the affected people through supporting their livelihood.
Total Funding Received to Date: £9,128
Remaining Goal to be Funded: £22,365
Total Funding Goal: £31,493