"paschim paaila" youths engaged on Bagmati River Cleaning Initiatives
-BY: Phurba Sange Moktan
October 4, 2010
“paschim paaila” youths were engaged and had their solidarity on the campaign entitled, “RIVER FOR PEACE CAMPAIGN” which was a kick-off program for cleaning Bagmati River initiated through GLOBAL PEACE FESTIVAL on September 30, 2010, Guheswori to Prayag Ghat(1km. area).
It aimed to generate awareness among the youths and the people who are living nearby the river banks and all citizens of Nepal, “paschim paaila” had its remarkable role on it. "paschim paaila" in collaboration ENPHO was participated on the campaign. The major ACTIVITIES done during the campaign were demonstration of various kinds of sustainable river management technologies such as Constructed Wetland, ECOSAN Toilet and Composting (bin and vermi) along with assisting volunteers to clean the rivers near by the Guheshwori and Pashupati temple.
More than 30 participants from "paschm paaila" were directly participated on the campaign and had their roles and initiatives for cleaning Bagmati river.