Emergency Response to the Nepal Earthquake 2015

PROJECT LOCATION

Kavre

PROFESSIONAL STAFF

2

OTHER STAFF

x

NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR

Association for the International Solidarity in Asia (ASIA)

NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS

1

NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS

3

START DATE (Month/Year)

15 July 2015

COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year)

31 October 2015

APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES

NRs. 5,331,000

NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:

 x

NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM:

x

 NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Kehsab Datta Joshi is responsible for overall management and Ms. Subhechchha Shrestha is responsible for monitoring and reporting of the project.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

This is an emergency response project to the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on 25th April 2015, which affected 32 of 75 districts, causing death of around 9,000 people and damaging about 800,000 houses worth billions of rupees. 

The project is being implemented to support earthquake affected 1,500 HH for home gardening and 800 HH for commercial vegetable farming in 3 wards (9, 10 and 11) of Panchkhal municipality of Kavre district. Within a duration of the three and half months period, it aims to support the affected HHs to increase consumption of nutritious vegetables through home gardening and increase income through commercial vegetable farming.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

·         Mobilize the targeted HHs, organize them in group and motivate the selected leader farmer to act as resource person in technical aspects,

·         Provide technical knowledge through orientation and practical trainings on home gardening, nutritional benefits of vegetables for healthy living, commercial fresh vegetable production for income generation, preparation and application of organic pesticides and organic fertilizers for safe food production, tunnel farming for of season vegetable production and waste water collection for irrigation.

·         Provide inputs – improved seeds, plastic drums for organic pesticide and fertilizer preparation, Material for tunnel house preparation for off-season vegetable farming, jeevatu for Jholmal preparation and reference training materials etc. for improved home gardening and commercial vegetable farming.