Livelihood Empowerment Programme for Deprived Families through Income Generating Activities in Jhapa and Morang districts

PROJECT LOCATION Jhapa and Morang Districts
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 2
OTHER STAFF 0
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR Lutheren World Federation/Nepal
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 48
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 0
START DATE (Month/Year) January 2004
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) December 2005
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES NRs. 393,750
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Indra Raj Pandey and Mr. Suresh Sharma were responsible for the implementation, supervision and monitoring of the project activities.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

The main objective of the program was to enhance the capacity of Women Development Associations (WDAs), in two districts so as to enable them to improve and empower the livelihood of the disadvantaged groups. Under the partnership, CEAPRED provided technical backstopping to encourage the members to participate in vegetable cultivation, livestock rearing and micro enterprise. Altogether 530 members were benefited from the program.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • General agricultural extension services
  • Livestock extension services
  • Mass sensitization on the nutritional aspects of vegetable crops
  • Identification of suitable vegetables crops for plantation
  • Training on vegetable production and marketing
  • Linkages and coordination