Renewable World: Nepal Programme

Last Modified: Wed Aug 31 2016 14:04:07 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 30 million
    or so, Nepal's population of which 56% live on less than $2 per day.
  • 50%
    or fewer households have access to electricity with vast disparity between urban and rural areas. The majority of hill and mountain communities still rely on collecting water manually from distant sources.
  • 85%
    of the Nepali population use solid fuels for cooking (mostly wood), according to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. This high reliance is due to a lack of alternative sources of energy at affordable prices and poor access to information regarding renewable energy technology.
  • 4
    programmes being implemented targeting the most isolated and disadvantaged communities and aiming to catalyse micro-economies through the provision of affordable, community based renewable energy services.
  • #1
    Hydram MUS Programme. Hydralic Ram Pumps have been proven to be an effective, sustainable, durable and low-cost solution to provide access to water is impeded by distances.
  • #2
    Community Owned Bio-gas for Livelihood Enhancement (COBLE) and Individual bio-gas system: Projects that links energy generation from waste to productive end uses enabling income generation and leading to the alleviation of absolute poverty in some of Nepal’s most ethnically, geographically and economically marginalised communities.
  • #3
    Solar MUS programme
  • #4
    UNICEF Adolescent Development Programme