June 19, 2018

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