Completed Activities

Completed Program and Projects:

 

1.   Project/Program Name

Initiative for Agriculture Productivity and Commercialization (IAPAC)

Donor

European Union, Austria Development Cooperation, ADRA, iDE Nepal

Start Date

March 2014

End date

December 2017

Budget Awarded

NPR. 3,857,290 (approved budge till end of February 2015)

Goal and Objectives

To strengthen the participation of key stakeholders of civil society in decision-making and service delivery towards improved food security and nutrition through increased agricultural development in geographic areas with high prevalence of under-nutrition and food insecurity

Implementing District

12 VDCs of Rolpa

Specific Target Group

Vulnerable community

No. of Beneficiaries

5000 (core 2000, value chain 3000)

Impact of Activities

96 Agriculture Group formation, mobilization, capacity building training in technical knowledge. 49 Nutrition class conduct and 10 MUS counstruction  and 6 Agro market centre establishment and follow up

Remarks

Katgaun Pocket:  Kotgaun, Wahma, Bhawang, Gairigaun, Ghartigaun, Korchawang  (6 VDCs)

Holeri Pocket:  Jhenam, Nuwagaun, Dubring, Mijing, Dubi Danda, Sakhi (6 VDCs)

 2  .Project/Program Name

Initiative for Climate Change Adaptation (ICCA)

Donor

USAID/iDE Nepal/Rupantaran/RIMS

Start Date

October 2013

End date

September 2017

Budget Awarded

As per approved budget

Goal and Objectives

Improving climate change planning and developing resilient income streams for 20,000 households. Developing adaptation and watershed management through joint planning of community forestry, agriculture, and government.

Implementing District

Rolpa

Specific Target Group

Vulnerable community

No. of Beneficiaries

1600 household till the end of project

Impact of Activities

 Developed 5 VDCs LAPA, 21 Vegetable group formation and mobilization with technical training, 34 NTFP group formation and Total 803 HHs benifited from this program and 536 by value chain HHs and 3 MUS construction for drinking and irrigation purpose.

Remarks

  5 VDCs in Rolpa district

3   .Project/Program Name

Micro-Enterprise Development Program (MEDEP)

Donor

UNDP, Australian Aid.

Start Date

September 2011

End date

June, 2015

Budget Awarded

NRs.   5,20,00,000

Goal and Objectives

Developing local resource based entrepreneurs at community level so as to providing business skills, provide technical training based on value chain approach of local products, promote agriculture and NTFP based entrepreneurs, provide support to access financial resource for business run for the poor families

Implementing District

Rolpa and Pyuthan

Specific Target Group

Women and Youths of low income families including Dalit and Janajatis

No. of Beneficiaries

Direct beneficiaries 3530 Families

Impact of Activities

Low income families of target communities have established micro-enterprises on agriculture base, forest base, product based and service based and value chain.

Remarks

 

4.   .Project/Program Name

Micro-Enterprise Development for Poverty Alleviation (MED-PA)

Donor

GoN, UNDP, Australian Aid.

Start Date

2014

End date

2016

Budget Awarded

NRs.  2,10,00,000

Goal and Objectives

Developing local resource based entrepreneurs at community level so as to providing business skills, provide technical training based on value chain approach of local products, promote agriculture and NTFP based entrepreneurs, provide support to access financial resource for business run for the poor families

Implementing District

Rolpa, Rukum, Dang and Pyuthan

Specific Target Group

Women and Youths of low income families including Dalit and Janajatis

No. of Beneficiaries

Direct beneficiaries 750 Families

Impact of Activities

Low income families of target communities have established micro-enterprises on agriculture, product based and service based business.

Remarks

 

 
5.
     Project/Program Name

 Rapid Enterprise Recovery Livelihoods Project ( RERLP)

Donor

UNDP, Australian Aid  

Start Date

September, 2015

End date

June 2016

Budget Awarded

NRs.    1,48,28,876.66

Activities

 Developing local resource based entrepreneurs at community level so as to providing business skills, provide technical training based on value chain approach of local products, promote agriculture and NTFP based entrepreneurs, provide support to access financial resource for business run for the poor families

Specific Target Groups

Man and woman, youth, dalit, janjati etc affected by earth quick 2072.

Implementing District

Rasuwa

No. of beneficiaries

634 micro-entrepreneurs

Impact of activities

79 existing  and 555 new micro-entrepreneurs  supported to livelihood activities by skill training, appropriate technology and counseling.

Remarks

 Rasuwa district Laharepauwa cluster

 6.      Project/Program Name

Nepal  Nepal Climate Change Support Program (NCCSP)

Donor

DDC Rolpa, UNDP

Start Date

March 2014

End date

July,  2014

Budget Awarded

NRs.   21,25,155.74

Objectives

 The overall objective of the NCCSP programme is to prepare detail work plan and framework to implement LAPA. The specific objectives of this proposal are:

·         To prepare implementation modality of LAPA

·         To prepare monitoring and evaluation framework.

Specific target group

 Poorest and most vulnerable people

No. of beneficiaries

1200 HH in 5 VDCs

Impact of activities

The activities are to support for well implementation of the climate change adaptation activities. The implementation model is only focused on the five VDCs of Rolpa district. Program had support to the service provider to implement the LAPA activities ensuring sustainability and good governance. 

Remarks

 

 7 .     Project/Program Name

Improved Cooking Stove Programme (ICS)

Donor

DDC Rolpa, AEPC

Start Date

April, 2014

End date

July, 2016

Budget Awarded

NRs. 25,00,000/- (Only for this year)

Activities

Modernize traditional water mill to improve  by establishing  new one and environmental conservation by promoting micro electricity. 

Specific target group

People living in rural and remote village specially dalit, janjati and women.

No. of beneficiaries

500 Households

Impact of activities

Since 2007, almost 31 community trail bridge projects are completed in Rolpa district. This has resulted easy access to market, school, service centers and farming activities to the rural poor people of project communities. It has increased social acceptance of DECOS among the rural villages

Remarks

Total Bridge cost from Year 2008 to 12 have been calculated NRs. 52 million has been directly spend by TBSU, DDC and RRSDP on procurement, transportation and labor cost support.

 8.     Project/Program Name

Improved Water Mill (IWM)

Donor

 DDC Rolpa, AEPC

Start Date

 April, 2014

End date

July, 2015

Budget Awarded

 25,00,000

Activities

 Social mobilization on establishment of Improved Mill in community level and support to them based on demand in technical support on survey design, material support etc.

Specific target group

 Owner of existing traditional water mill in community level

No. of beneficiaries

 500 HHs

Impact of activities

 Establishment of Improved water mill

Remarks

 Rolpa and Pyuthan

 9 .     Project/Program Name

Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme (MSFP)

Donor

 Rupantaran Nepal/ MSFP

Start Date

 December, 2013

End date

 June, 2016

Budget Awarded

 64,50,000

Activities

 Support to establish forest based micro-enterprise social mobilization, technical support and counselling. 

Specific target group

 Low income man and woman, youth, dalit, janjati etc.

No. of beneficiaries

 400 HHs

Impact of activities

 Establishment of 150 micro-enterprise  in 6 VDC of Rolpa

Remarks

 

9.    Project/Program Name

Regional Renewable Energy Service Center (RRESC)

Donor

AEPC/ESAP

Start Date

January 2011

End date

July 15, 2013

Budget Awarded

NRs. 1,56,00,000/- (January 2011-December 2012)

Goal and Objectives

RRESC is engaged on biomass component of ESAP to for Promotion of Improved Cooking Stoves those contribute to reduce emission of internal air pollution, reduce deforestation and reduce drudgery

Implementing District

Rolpa, Rukum, Salyan, Pyuthan and Dang districts

Specific Target Group

Women and Children

No. of beneficiaries

22000 families

Implementing Partners

FECOFUN District Branch in all 5-districts, REPC Salyan, MIC Nepal Rukum, LDF/DDC Pyuthan

Impact of Activities

Reduction of air (smoke) borne diseases, improved ecological conditions, women and children are more freed from hard work of collecting fuel wood

Remarks

DECOS is one of the youngest RRESCs supported by AEPC/ESAP recognizing its capacity and experience on renewable energy service and activities

10.    Project/Program Name

Social Mobilization for Local Governance and Community Development Program (LGCDP)

Donor

DDC Rolpa

Start Date

June 2010

End date

June 2013

Budget Awarded

NRs. 47,00,000/- (June 2010-June 2013)

Goal & Objectives

Social Mobilization to capacitate local users to handle their community development projects and approach service providers who help in their needs

Implementing District

Rolpa

Specific Target Group

Poor and marginalized people of underdeveloped/remote VDCs

No. of beneficiaries

Whole population of 10-VDCs viz. Homa, Kotgaun, Kareti, Jedbang, Sakhi, Dubring, Jhenam, Masina, Khumel and Dubidanda in the district

Impact of Activities

Ward citizen forum are established in each ward of working VDCs those include socially renowned persons, youth, Children who participate local level decision making. Village awareness centers perform and maintain social responsibility of local development projects supported by VDC and DDC

Remarks

Total 10 mobilizers mobilized in respective VDCs are coordinated by DECOS. Activity cost is directly disbursed in communities by DDC.

 11.    Project/Program Name

Social Mobilization for RERL (Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood) the then REDP (Rural Energy Development Programme)

Donor

DDC Rolpa/REDP/UNDP

Start Date

January 2009

End date

December 2012

Budget Awarded

NRs. 48,44,000/-

Activities

Social Mobilization to develop micro-hydropower schemes. It includes village orientation, Community organization formation, record keeping support to UCs, IGA, Nursery and Plantation

Implementing District

Rolpa

No. of beneficiaries

1135 Households of 4-VDCs viz. Ghartigaun, Jinabang, Kureli, Seram of the district

Specific Target Group

Poor and marginalized people

Impact of Activities

Construction of micro-hydro projects have availed lightning opportunity to poor households. Also, they are benefited with micro-credit facilities and strengthened community actions through community organizations. Women are more exposed to social activities with increased status.

Remarks

Program cost is directly awarded to the communities. DECOS receives only the social mobilization costs

 12.    Project/Program Name

Program on Social Accountability in Nepal

Donor

Center for Education and International Cooperation (CECI)

Start Date

November  2011

End date

December 2012

Budget Awarded

NRs. 34,24,000/-

Goal and Objectives

Promoting Social Accountability of Government Service Providers through: radio program, publication and dissemination of citizen's charter and establishing public-help desk

Implementing District

Rolpa, Rukum, Salyan and Pyuthan districts

Specific Target Group

Women and Children

No. of Beneficiaries

Direct beneficiaries 5077, Indirect beneficiaries 10,000

Implementing Local Partners

Radio Rolpa FM 93.8 MHz.

FECOFUN Rukum, FECOFUN Salyan and FECOFUN Pyuthan

Impact of Activities

Various government offices in district headquarter established "help-desk" those are dedicated to provide prompt and effective service to rural and marginalized people

Remarks

CECI utilizes the fund received from world bank in this project through NGOs

13.    Project/Program Name

Western Upland Poverty Alleviation Project (WUPAP)

Donor

Local Development Fund/District Development Committee-Rolpa/IFAD

Start Date

December 2009

End date

June 2012

Budget Awarded

NRs. 56,00,000/- (December 2009-June 2012)

Goal & Objectives

Social Mobilization to capacitate local users to handle their community development projects in 4-components viz. infrastructure development, Leasehold Forestry, Agriculture and Livestock services

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Budhagaun, Gairigaun, Kareti, Jinabang, Pakhapani, Erribang, Ranksi, Kureli, Mirul, Thabang, Seram, Gajul, Jaimakasala, Tebang and Ares,

Remarks

Total 15 mobilizers mobilized in respective VDCs are coordinated by DECOS. Program Activity costs are directly disbursed in communities by DDC, DLSO, DADO and DFO Offices.

14.    Project/Program Name

Family Health Programme-Literacy and Life Skills

Donor

Nepal Family Health Programme-II/World Education Incorporated-WEI

Start Date

May 2008

End date

March 2012

Budget Awarded

NRs. 68,00,000/-

Activities

Identification of potential project communities, Village Orientation, Training to Facilitators, Conduct classes: Health Education and Literacy (HEAL) for Adult Women, Girl Access to Education (GATE) for Young Girls and Learning Circle (LC) to Mothers through Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs)

Implementing District

Rolpa

Specific Target Group

Girls, Women and Child bearing mothers

VDCs

Based on collective decision of DHO, DDC, WDO & DEO. VDCs may change every year

Remarks

From the program 171 FCHVs, 83 HEAL Facilitators & 10 GATE Facilitators have been mobilized so as benefiting more than 2565 child-bearing women, 2490 adult women and 201 adolescence girls on health education and receiving health facilities 

 15.    Project/Program Name

Food Security Initiative (FSI) Project

Donor

European Union

Partners

Save the Children and IDE Nepal

Start Date

January 2010

End date

October 2011

Budget Awarded

NRs. 2,07,00,000/-

Goal & Objective

Reduce Vulnerability of food insecure households and their children in the mid-west Nepal affected by drought, pest epidemic and soaring food prices

Activities

Formation and Capacity building of farmer groups, accessing social safety nets, Improved agricultural and nutritional practices, commercial vegetable and spice production supporting agricultural infrastructure and training, off-farm vocation and employment generation

Specific Target Group

Children associated with poor and food insecure households

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Raak, Irribang, Talabang, Ranksi, Bhawang, Ghartigaun, Kotgaun, Jankot, Homa and Dhabang

Remarks

This project is the largest one in DECOS in terms of resource mobilization and staffing structure considering the given time-frame

16.    Project/Program Name

Social and Economic Empowerment through Partnership Programme/LFP Partnership Phase

Donor

Livelihood and Forestry Programme (LFP)/DFID

Start Date

September 2008

End date

February 2011

Budget Awarded

NRs. 64,00,000/-

Activities

forest management, institutional development of forest users' groups, forestry based and agro-based income generation activities, vocational training/self-employment opportunities, small infrastructure support, enterprise development, emergency support to vulnerable people and extension services

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Thawang, Mirul, Kureli, Rankot, Ranksi, Bhawang, Jankot, Whama and Dhawang

Remarks

The program mobilized one local resource person in each program VDC supervised by a technical field coordinator having forestry background and a program coordinator.

 17.     Project/Program Name

Social Mobilization for GTZ/Reconstruction and Reintegration

Donor

GTZ

Start Date

October 2009

End date

May 2010

Budget Awarded

4,50,000/-

Activities

Support GTZ/ReRe in social mobilization to complete community infrastructure projects such as trail bridge, water supply, irrigation, school building and blacksmith workshops

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Badachaur, Gajul, Gumchal, Harjang, Syuri, Seram, Jaimakasala, Uwa, Thabang, Jelbang, Fagam, Mirul, Kureli, Gaam and Mijhing

Remarks

GTZ/ReRe directly disbursed activity cost to the community

18.    Project/Program Name

Rigai Khola Micro-hydro project

Donor

ESAP, LFP

Start Date

Jan. 2008

End date

December 2009

Budget Awarded

DECOS served as Social Mobilization channel (No direct cost under DECOS account)

Activities

Connect to the LFP and ESAP on behalf of Users, Support Social Mobilization by help of VDC based resource person of DECOS

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Mirul

Remarks

ESAP and LFP directly disbursed fund to the community

19.    Project/Program Name

Community based Water Supply and Sanitation Project (CbDWSSP)

Donor

GoN/ADB

Start Date

June  2006

End date

December 2009

Budget Awarded

NRs. 2112000/- (Social and Technical Mobilization cost)

Activities

Community orientation about the project, survey, design, estimate, UC formation, UC management training, supporting record management of UC, technical support on water supply schemes construction, technical completion reporting of the schemes, post-completion supports

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Gairigaun, Ghartigaun, Talabang, Pakhapani

Remarks

It is a JV Project with Voluntary Development Center (VDC). Financial and management role is leading by the VDC)

20.   Project/Program Name

Corrective Surgery Project

Donor

Handicap International (HI)

Start Date

October 2008

End date

December 2009

Budget Awarded

Voluntary Service

Activities

Identification of handicaps those need corrective surgery, arrange referral, follow-up the treatment

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

whole district

Remarks

HI provides free-of-cost surgery service to the identified patients. In Rolpa DECOS is single partner

21.    Project/Program Name

Emergency Agricultural Support Program

Donor

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Start Date

July 2009

End date

December 2009

Budget Awarded

NRs. 1950000/-

Activities

Supporting improved varieties of staple crop seeds, organizing agricultural training, livestock (goat) support and related trainings, vegetable seeds support and increase nutritional status

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Raak and Bhawang

Remarks

Procurement is directly performed by FAO, DECOS mobilizes field technicians, ensure inputs received by target beneficiaries, organize trainings and reporting

22.    Project/Program Name

Apple farm Irrigation and Livelihood Support Project

Donor

APPSP (District Agriculture Development Office), LFP

Start Date

June 2007

End date

June 2008

Budget Awarded

NRs. 1,292,000/-

Activities

Social Mobilization Technical Support on:

Apple farm Irrigation system construction, Farm management training, Inter-cropping (distribution of legume seeds), promotion of EM and compost fertilizer preparation

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Thawang

Remarks

 

23.    Project/Program Name

Community Irrigation, Agricultural Farm Management and Livelihood Support Project

Donor

APPSP (District Agriculture Development Office)

Start Date

April 2007

End date

December 2007

Budget Awarded

NRs. 990,000/-

Activities

Social Mobilization Technical Support on:

Irrigation Pond construction, Farm management and vegetable farming training, Off-seasional and seasonal vegetables seeds distribution, seed money and revolving fund disbursement

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Gairigaun

Remarks

 

24.    Project/Program Name

Civil Society Program for Peace building

Donor

Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

Start Date

Aug. 2007

End date

Dec. 2007

Budget Awarded

NRs. 150,000/-

Activities

Civil Society Capacity building Training for Peace building, Community Interactions, Youth clubs capacity building

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Korchawang, Kotgaun, Liwang, Gajul, Khungri, Khumel, Mijhing, Ghodagaun, Jedbang, Jaulipokhari

Remarks

 

25.    Project/Program Name

Integrated Sanitation Project

Donor

Association of Youth Organization of Nepal (AYON), PARC/World Bank

Start Date

July 2006

End date

July 2007

Budget Awarded

NRs. 300,000/-

Activities

Youth Mobilization for:

Household sanitary Toilet construction, sanitation campaign and exploring household livelihood opportunities by goat keeping

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Ghodagaun

Remarks

Entirely covered Dalit Households

26.    Project/Program Name

Cooperative Pears Project and Livelihood Support

Donor

APPSP (District Agriculture Development Office), DFID funded program

Start Date

Jan 2006

End date

Dec. 2006

Budget Awarded

NRs. 6,50,000/-

Activities

Social Mobilization and Technical Support on:

Pears horticulture including grafting technologies, farming training, support on pears product enterprise support

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Liwang, Khumel, Khungri, Mijhing, Ghodagaun

Remarks

 

27.    Project/Program Name

NTFP Nursery and Plantation

Donor

LFP (DFID funded program)

Start Date

December 2005

End date

July 2006

Budget Awarded

NRs. 1,42,000/-

Activities

Establishing 2-NTFP Nurseries, provide seeds and nursery related infrastructures, mobilize community forestry on plantation

Implementing District

Rolpa

VDCs

Gairigaun, Nuwagaun

Remarks