Make the poor and women able to fulfill their basic needs by affiliating them to groups, building their capacity, and mobilising both local and external resources through sensitisation, empowerment, and skill oriented training and programmes
To form a community-based groups’ network in order to continue development activities and to get activities capable of addressing community’s basic needs done through this network by coordinating with local
To promote sustainable soil management practices, which are taken up by male and female farmers. The focus is on sustaining and improving soil fertility.
To implement community support programs
To support the agriculture and livestock sectors in order to raise the living standard of poor farmers
To improve the public infrastructure and accessibility in rural areas
Improve the living standard of women, Dalits and conflict-affected communities by enhancing the capacity and working efficiency of affiliated organizations
Drinking Water programme
Drinking Water Programme in Okhaldunga District
Enable poor communities to develop new livelihood options and reduce operating costs on external disel import.
Create awareness about new maize varieties and technology in fertility management.
Develop understanding and practice of nutritious feed of animals and preparing of locally available animal feed.
in Okhaldunga, Solu Khumbu and Udayapur
Empower rural communities to advocate for social justice at local, regional and national level.
livelihood improvement and income generation through economic and social activities.
The project aims to enhance the farmer’s capacity to produce and market quality maize seed through community based approach and increased production of maize by adoption of high yielding improve maize varieties in district
Sustainable Agriculture for Livelihood Security (SALS/Mahila1) was a livelihood and gender empowerment project which had been implemented in three VDCs i.e. Thulogaun, Dandagaun and Ramche of Rasuwa district from August 2013 with the financial assistance from Norlha, Switzerland. The project beneficiaries were a total of 343 households working under 17 farmers’ groups. The main goal of the project was to enhance sustainable livelihood and farm incomes of the poor and marginalized farmers, including women.
The project had been implemented since June, 2016 in Thulogaun VDC of Rasuwa district, severely affected district due to Nepal earthquake, 2015. The project aims to enhance livelihood for building better life among earthquake survivors in Thulogaun through more household income and better resilience to disasters.
Eco-Development Initiatives and Agro-Biodiversity for Livelihood Security (EDILIS) was an integrated which was implemented in 6 VDCs (Pagnath, Bindhyawasini, Chauratha, Toli, Naumule and Bhairikalikathum) of Dailekh district since November, 2014 with the aim of improving livelihood and food security of poor and marginalized communities. The project attempts to adhere to some fundamental activities appropriate and affordable by the poor and marginalized people without harming the environment, while assuring improvement of their quality life. The project benefitted a total of 1,353 households organized into 56 CBOs, who are landless, Dalits and marginalized people.
Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) project had been implemented in partnership with the government of Nepal. It aimed to mainstream the excluded communities- the poor and disadvantaged into the development process and alleviate their poverty. PAF project was implemented in 4 VDCs of Okhaldhunga (Illaka 10) since 2010 in the partnership of SAHAS Nepal. PAF project organized its activities focusing on four main pillars: i) Social mobilization ii) Income generation iii) Community infrastructure development and iv) Capacity building
The project was implemented in in five districts i.e. Okhaldhunga, Sindhuli, Siraha, Dhanusha and Mahottari from the eastern region in consortium with Community Development and Advocacy Forum Nepal (CDAFN) as its partner organisation. The project started from June 2015 to July, 2018 and covers seven VDCs in each district, where there are seven farmer groups from each VDC. The beneficiaries of the project weree total of 6125 small holder and disadvantaged families. The main objective of the project was to contribute to improve family nutrition and resilience of smallholders and disadvantaged groups, especially women, by scaling up home garden practices.
The project was implemented in a total of six VDCs (Mulpani, Salyantar, Baseri, Fulkhark, Agingchowk and Budathum) of Dhading district from October, 2015. This program was designed to provide technical assistance to the affected people to improve the quality of rural housing and orient people on concept of Build Back Safer.
Nepal earthquake 2015 has led to the destruction of educational institutions leaving thousands of children and families vulnerable in terms of access to education and safe hygiene. Addressing this, SPF funded project “Rebuilding Education after Earthquake” was implemented in Okhaldhunga in partnership with Street Child of Nepal (SCON) since June, 2016. This project addresses the risks to children through a multi-faceted approaches including construction of Transitional Learning Center (TLC) and gender appropriate WASH structures in 17 earthquake affected schools along with provision of specialized training to teachers related to resilient education after disasters. These structures are expected to last for five years and in long term serving over 7,000 children. Further, it will ensure to continue education even in monsoon or winter season and hence ultimately reducing the dropout rate of schools. The overall goal and objectives of the project were construction of transitional school structures and gender appropriate WASH facilities to ensure that 3600 children in Okhaldhunga can return to school as soon as possible, with minimal disruption; and provision of specialized training to teachers and school management committee members to enable them to support the transition of students who have experienced trauma as a result of the earthquake and its aftermath.
SAHAS Nepal implemented Early Livelihood Recovery Project (ELRP), which was funded by SHO and in partnership with CARE Nepal. The project was implemented in a total of 6 VDCs of Dhading district i.e. Salyantar, Aginchok, Mulpani, Budathum, Baseri and Fulkhark since November, 2015. The project was designed to support the most vulnerable and earthquake affected households of the rural areas to uplift their livelihood through on farm and off farm based activities and strengthens the capacity of community as well. The objectives of the project are to improve livelihood of farmers through support in on farm and off farm based activities by the end of the project, and to promote new technologies among farmers for increasing the sources of income as well as market linkage in cooperation with VDC level cooperatives. The beneficiaries of the project are fully damaged households, who are involved in agriculture and belonging to Dalits, ethnic minorities and marginalized households.