CEFALS project has been implemented in 14 VDCs of Mugu, Kalikot and Bajura districts with financial support of BfdW and Felm Nepal. The overall goal of the project is to enhance the capacity of marginalized communities living in remote VDCs of the project districts by improving livelihood condition and socio-economic empowerment. The project is benefitting a total of 3,716 HHs from 137 CBOs (Mugu-51 , Bajura-46 & Kalikot-40)
SAHAS Nepal has been implementing the current phase of Enhancing Livelihood through Local Efforts
(ELLEP) Project since 2014. The project covers a total of 2,619 households organized into 108 CBOs
(Tanahun-40, Gorkha-36 and Dhading-32) from 11 VDCs and one municipality of three districts for
implementing food security and sustainable livelihood related activities.
SAHAS Nepal has been implementing “Socio Economic Empowerment with Dignity and Sustainability
(SEEDS)” programme in partnership with Stromme Foundation since November, 2014. It focuses on
women, adolescents/youths and children of Dalit and marginalized communities of Rolpa district.
LIFT project has been implemented in Okhaldhunga, Udayapur and Lalitpur districts with the financial support from Bread for the World (BftW), Germany. The second phase of the project started since January, 2014 and benefitted a total of 3,474 HHs organized into 142 CBOs (Okhaldhunga-58, Udayapur-54 & Lalitpur-30). The objectives of the project are to increase collective actions for strengthened gender and social inclusion in the targeted communities for social structure and local development processes; to enhance the food production and livelihood status of target communities for strengthening their food partners in the project areas for community development initiatives; and to establish and strengthen CBO Networks to manage community development initiative in an inclusive manner.
The project is implemented, since January 2014, in a total of 25 VDCs of Okhaldhunga district in partnership with 5 CBNO partners of SAHAS Nepal, which are Kotgadhi Shikhar Samaj (KOSIS) Nepal, Pragatishil Realistic Society (PRS) Nepal, Gramin Mahila Jagaran Samuha (GMJS), Sunkoshi Community Development Forum (SKCDF) and Likhu Demba Community Development Forum (LDCDF). The project focuses to improve nutritional status, enhance agriculture and livestock productivity and strengthen capacity of CBOs from the project VDCs.
The project has been running in Okhaldhunga district with the aim to connect rural areas of Nepal providing access to road and market to the rural communities of the district. The project is being implemented in partnership with District Development Committee, Okhaldhunga.
This programme provides scholarships at school to poor, disabled, orphan and other students to continue their schooling. Each year new students are selected for the programme.
Sustainably Uplifting PVSE's Prosperity through Enterprise Realization (SuPPER) project has been implementing in Ganga Januma Rural Municipality (Ward No. 5, 6 and 7) and in Tripura Sundari Rural Municipality (Ward No. 1,2,3 and 6) of Dhading District funded by CARE Nepal since April 2017. The project aims to improve physical service through disaster resilient agriculture infrastructure of earthquake affected poor and vulnerable, women and adolescent girls and also to develop resilient livelihood of landless or small holders.
In order to create earthquake resilient safe housing, SAHAS Nepal is implementing a project entitled “Reconstruction of houses in Dalit community” in Thumi VDC of Gorkha district with the financial assistance from Felm Nepal and Sodi Germany. The project started since May, 2016. The project aims to construct a total of 59 houses in Dalit communities in Thumi VDC, which is located in the remote area. Both Dalit households’ economic status is very poor and their educational status is very low. Most of the household heads are involved in seasonal migration work outside the village and some are working as guide and porters in trekking route.
Considering this, the project also aims to develop “Climate Smart Model Village” to promote climate resilient technologies in this settlement for livelihood improvement. Using the concept of Building Back Better, the project will promote climate smart technologies such as rain water harvesting and grey water management, solar, improved cooking stove (ICS), climate resilient crops, bio-pesticides, farmyard manure and climate information services promotes in the hamlet. In addition, SAHAS Nepal will coordinate with DADO, DLSO and other like-minded stakeholders to access agriculture input such as seeds, vaccination and medicine that are essential for livestock.
Emergency Education Response of Nepal (EERN) project started from April 2018 with the financial assistance from Street Child Nepal and UNICEF. The main aim of project is to provide different Early Childhood Development, School and Recreational Kits which would help to enhance the learning horizon of the children studying, WASH and DRR training to Resource Persons, Local Authorities of districts in Okhaldhunga, Ramechhap, Sindhuli and Makwanpur districts.
SAHAS Nepal has been implementing PERI Project in 6 VDCs i.e. Ragani, Rawadolu, Khijifalate, Khijichandeswari, Khijikati and Bhusina of Okhaldhunga by the financial assistance of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). The main objectives of the project recovery and improvement of livelihood, capacity building on improved vegetable production and goat raising techniques, rebuilding of damaged irrigation canal and support for construction/renovation drinking water systems and toilet construction.
SAHAS Nepal, in partnership with Rosie May Foundation, is implementing the project "One Student, One Solar" in different schools of Mugu district. Students are benefitting from the solar, therefore now the darkness does not stop them from accessing quality education and learning every day. The distribution of the solar lights will help students academically and personally as well.
SAHAS Nepal, Stromme Foundation and Act Now have been implementing youth student exchange programme since 2015. The programme was started for mutual support of both organisations with the slogan of "Mutual Exchange for Development”. Youths are invisible in the part development activities, therefore to make them involved SAHAS Nepal has created the platform for youth exchange.Every year volunteers from universities, Norway and Nepal gets exchanged where they experience difference in culture, development pattern, lifestyle and organisational activities of their assigned organisation. During the exchange programme, youths will learn new language and culture, learn a new way of living and great deal about themselves, take active role towards poverty eradication, injustice, cross cultural understanding and make aware about the social issues. They share their learning and experiences in the community which will help in the holistic development of the community and their lifestyles. Apart from this this youth exchange enable youth to develop as leaders and help in youth leadership and development.
In Dailekh district, SAHAS Nepal has started the implementation of Biodiversity and Resource Management for Sustainable Food Security in Nepalese Mountainous Communities funded by SODI (Solidarity Service International e.V.), and Nepalteam Germany since January, 2019. The project will continue the implementation till the end of December, 2021. The project intends to improve community-based ecology for food and livelihood security of rural and marginalised communities of Dailekh district. The project will intervene in three different areas viz. strengthening food security situation, enhancing capacities of local communities on climate and disaster related risks, and increasing the capacities of civil society and local government. The project will benefit a total of 1,200 families from marginalised communities of Mahabu RM (Ward 1, 2 and 3) and Bhairabi RM (Ward 1, 2, 6 and 7). Following the end of the project, it is expected that the food security situation of the target groups will be enhanced, climate resilient agriculture technologies will be adopted and a member based network organisation will be formed networking the CBOs and MCs from the project areas.