The youths Cleaned the Phewa Canal by Mobilizing Groups Through Social Media
Garbage piled up in the canal carrying the water of Fewatal has been in the news on social media for some days now. The water flowing from the canal at the damside reaches the powerhouse of Phewa Micro Hydropower Project. The same water is also used for irrigation.
After seeing the discussion and concern on social media about the accumulation of garbage in this canal of Damside, the youths of Pokhara made a plan to dump garbage. Ashish Puri, a young journalist from Pokhara, called on Facebook to clean the damside canal.
He called for cleaning the canal with a new design. Other youths who were in contact with him also started connecting. They collaborated with the local Damside Youth Club to pick up garbage. Read More