Jul 11, 2023
Did you know?
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 20 million women globally suffer from uterine prolapse, with higher prevalence rates in rural areas where access to clean water and sanitation facilities is limited. The strain caused by carrying heavy containers of water over long distances and the frequent bending and lifting involved can weaken the pelvic floor muscles, leading to pelvic organ prolapse, including uterine prolapse.
Read the story of 45 years old Tika Kumari Nepal from Satdobato, Balefi Rural Municipality, whose journey exemplifies the harsh reality faced by women like her, and how PIWAAI’s holistic approach, encompassing infrastructure, education, and community involvement, strives towards a future where all women have access to clean water, are free from the burden of water-fetching activities, and can lead healthy, empowered lives. https://isap.org.np/impact-stories
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