Self-help Promotion and Economic Development

PROJECT LOCATION Sankhuwasabha District
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 3
OTHER STAFF 7
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR RPN/GTZ
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 279
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 651
START DATE (Month/Year) April 2000
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) December 2007
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES NRs. 15,855,150
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Purna Bahadur Shakya, Project Coordinator and Mr. Kapil Kafle, District Coordinator were responsible for implementation, supervision and monitoring of the project activities.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

CEAPRED has been entrusted to carry out the Social Mobilization component for Poverty Alleviation in Khandbari Municipality and five other VDCs clustered around Sidhpokhari. The project aimed at participatory planning and targeting of the development interventions. Social Mobilization entails awareness creation, group formation, identification and prioritization of needs, launching of income generating activities and community infrastructure, scaling up activities and establishing linkages with line agencies and local governance bodies.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Awareness raising
  • Social mobilization
  • Formation of self-help groups (SHGs) and various income generating groups
  • Capacity building of groups through training and facilitation
  • Linkages with other line agencies/local governance bodies
  • Small community infrastructure development