Two day WASH entrepreneurship training from 27 – 28 June 2013 at Butwal was organized to analyze and search concerning with WASH industry, production and its successful marketing. 28 sanitation entrepreneurs willing to contribute towards WASH entrepreneurship from six project areas participated in the training. Of out of the total participants, 9 were females. Entrepreneurship and its characteristics, necessary capacities and skills required to be a successful entrepreneur, WASH marking, role of V/M/D-WASH-CC and cooperatives for WASH entrepreneurship, opportunities and threats of WASH entrepreneurship and the roles & responsibilities of WASH entrepreneurs for ODF campaign were the major subject matters of the training.
PCWASH III Project coordinator Ms. Madhavee Pradhan highlighted the contribution towards WASH sector and ODF campaign through awareness, capacity building and toilets construction programme by using revloving fund in Rupandehi district as well WASH cooperatives. FSCN Chairperson Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa, DWSSDO Engineer Mr. Dhurba Dhital and Lecturer Mr. Nishan Babu Karki facilitated the training programme.