Inclusive Growth: Impact Stories from Nepal

Publication | November 2010

The stories portray many of the people these projects are helping and the solutions Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting.


  • Introduction
  • Good Water Changes Everything
    • The Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project in Nepal empowers the Tharu minority and keeps students in school.
  • The Way to Water Equality
    • Women and minorities in rural Nepal ensure that their voices are heard in the management of a community water project.
  • The Power of Water
    • Electricity generated by a hydropower plant has brought better health care and schools to a rural village in Nepal.
  • Roads That Move Mountains
    • With new roads, rural people who live in the world's highest mountain range can access markets and increase their incomes.