A municipality in western-central Nepal has been the first in the country to achieve Total Behaviour Change (TBC) in Hygiene and Sanitation.
TBC refers to a set of water, sanitation and hygiene behaviours and practices that lead to long term community health improvements.
Dana VDC (Village Development Committee) in Myagdi District was declared to have achieved TBC in Hygiene and Sanitation on 14 August, 2013. Certification was awarded by the District Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Coordination Committee (DWASHCC).
Myagdi is one the districts covered by the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Western Nepal (RWSSP-WN), a bilateral development cooperation project funded by the governments of Nepal and Finland.