June 19, 2018

Current Activities

Current projects and programs:

1.   Project/Program Name  Promoting Agriculture, Health and Alternative Livelihood (PAHAL)
Donor USAID, Consortium:-Mercy Crops, PLAN Int. Nepal, FIC, RIMS, NTAG,  RUPANTARAN, SAPPROS.
Start Date November 2015
End date October 2019
Budget Awarded NRs. 1,13,71,491 ( October, 2018 -Sept. 2019)
Goal and Objectives Goal: Vulnerable populations in the mid and high hills of far-western and mid-western Nepal are food secure.

Purpose:

•    Purpose 1: Improved health and nutrition status of vulnerable households despite exposure to shocks and stresses

•    Purpose 2Increased income for vulnerable households, despite exposure to shocks and stresses

•    Purpose 3Increased food availability among vulnerable communities, despite exposure to shocks and stresses

Implementing District Rolpa
Specific Target Group Man, Women and Youths of low income families including Dalit and Janajatis
No. of Beneficiaries 6986 HHs
Impact of Activities Group formation  and re-formation of  Vegetable, cereal, goat and other committee of  CFUG, LDRMC, water user group and mobilizing towards food security activities in PAHAL working area.
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2 .    Project/Program Name  Rural Water Supply And Sanitation Improvement Program (RWSSIP)
Donor (World Bank, RWSSIP), Government of  Nepal
Start Date 5 June, 2016
End date April,  2018
Budget Awarded NRs. 4785131/- 1st Phase Agreement
Goal & Objectives Water supply and sanitation improvement for rural development.
Implementing District Rolpa.
No. of beneficiaries 5 Schemes and Four villages.
Specific Target Group Man and Woman  of targeted VDCs
Impact of Activities HH level survey, Formation and registration of Water user committee, PF and detail survey.
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3.    Project/Program Name Community Trail-bridge Support
Donor DDC Rolpa, Trail bridge Support Unit (TBSU)
Start Date August 2007
End date June 2018
Budget Awarded NRs. 76,00,000/- (Only Social and Technical Mobilization cost only)
Activities Identify bridge needs, survey, design, estimate, UC formation, UC management training, supporting record management of UC, technical support on trail bridge construction, technical completion reporting of the bridges, post-completion supports
Specific target group People living in rural and remote village who are prone to river-crossing dangers
No. of beneficiaries 7600 Households (projected for until June 2013)
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.

4.      Project/Program Name
Scholarship Support to deserving (needy and genius) students
Donor Dr. Augusta Molnar and Tanka Prasad Acharya Memorial Foundation
Start Date 2008
End date 2018
Budget Awarded NRs. 5,50,000/- per year
Activities Identification of target students, provide financial grants to the students
Specific Target Groups Poorest children of school going age
Implementing District Rolpa
No. of beneficiaries 100 students each year
Impact of activities School drop-out rate among beneficiary students compared to same kind of non beneficiary students has been reduced. Benefited students are found encouraged in their study so as their academic performance is found satisfactory
Remarks  Augusta Molnar is a US citizen

5.  Project/Program Name
Poverty Alleviation Program (PAP)
Donor Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF)
Start Date February 2010
End date June  2018
Budget Awarded NRs.  12,50,000.00  (only this year )
Goal & Objectives Social Mobilization and Capacity Development of local users to handle their community development projects for Infrastructures and Livelihood supports. This entails formation of Community Organizations, registering them in PAF, organizing group management & account management trainings, imparting business development services and providing technical supports for their infrastructure projects.
Implementing District Rolpa
No. of beneficiaries 80% population 4 VDCs viz. Rank, Pakhapani, Jinabang, Oat, Gairigaun and Ghartigaun of the district
Specific Target Group poor and ultra-poor families of the VDCs
Impact of Activities Poor people are organized in more than 32 community organizations and started saving and credit activities. More than 15 million rupees has been mobilized in communities by Poverty alleviation Fund. Community Infrastructure activities have eased way of living of the communities.
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6.  Project/Program Name Micro-Enterprise Development for Poverty Alleviation (MED-PA)
Donor GoN and UNDP/MEDEP
Start Date January, 2015
End date July, 2017
Budget Awarded NRs.   82,29,762.9  ( Only this year budget)
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
Specific Target Group Women and Youths of low income families including Dalit and Janajatis
No. of Beneficiaries Direct beneficiaries 330 Families
Impact of Activities Low income families of target communities have established micro-enterprises on agriculture, product based and service based business.
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