CREASION initiated Safety Support to Waste Workers through the assistance of the World Bank Nepal. The project was initiated in response to the pandemic and its impact on waste workers and their safety. Through the project, waste workers of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Chitwan were provided with safety gear, medical consultation and awareness.
Safety Support to Waste Workers reached out to 75 waste workers in total. 24 waste workers in Kathmandu and Lalitpur and 51 waste workers of Nagarban and Milanchowk, Chitwan were the project’s beneficiaries. They were provided with safety gear such as masks, gloves, shoes and safety suits and medical consultation by Dr. Subash Basnet. The distribution in Chitwan was carried out in the facilitation of Better Chitwan, a voluntary youth group.