Phased out Development Projects

Major Programs of ECARDS-Dolakha since its Establishment

 

S.N.

Title of the project

Date of contract (in BS)

Project period

Major objectives

Donors

1.

Distribution of relief materials in natural disaster victims in Dolakha

2053

Provide immediate relief package to flood victims 

Karitas, Nepal

2.

Community based natural disaster preparation training

2053

-

To sensitize natural disaster preparedness to local communities

Luthran World Service, Natural Disaster Management Program

3.

Reflect training

2055

-

Production of Reflect training facilitators at local level

 

4.

Basic trainers' training

2056

 

To produce training facilitators in the district

DDC, LGP,
NSCFP

5.

Non-formal education conduction training

2056

-

To develop non-formal education facilitators

District
Education
Office

6.

Agriculture and Veterinary workers training

2057

-

To develop rural livestock junior technician

TFE

7.

Institutional development training

2058

-

To build capacity of local level organizations

VDC

8.

CFUG formation and handover support

2058

2062

To support community forestry program in Dolakha

NSCFP/
FECOFUN

9.

Well-being ranking

2059

-

Identification of poorest of the poor household

NSCFP

10.

Good governance coaching

2060

-

To facilitate equity based distribution of resource

NSCFP

11.

Economic transformation program for economic security

2065

5 years

To help 3000 households  increase  additional Rs 10,000-150,00 income through small scale forest and agriculture based enterprisesss

ANSAB

12.

Improvement of rural community livelihood through sustainable soil management program

2060

7 years

To mobilize locally available resources for improving livelihood of small and marginalized farmers 

SSMP

13.

Farmers to farmers agriculture extension program

2065

2 years

To increase capacity of leader and experienced farmers to deliver successful and new Ag. technology to  farmers through door to door approach

SSMP

14.

Sustainable Improvement and Promotion of Lokta Handmade Paper Project in Dolakha

2009

1 Year

To improve the handmade paper enterprise at Bigu
To establish the Lokta nursery for the conservation and sustainable production of Lokta resource

HLCI, Japan

15.

Implementation of Risk Mitigation and Preparedness Measures of Hydro Meteorological Induced Disasters at Community and Local Administration Level

2067 Shrawan

7 Months as a pilot project

Formation of community based disaster risk management committee, mobilization and networking, development of EWS, community based land use and contingency plan, production and distribution of IEC materials

UNDP

16.

Social marketing of  aayodinshald with  two children symbolic

2014 to 2015

1 years

To increasing the awareness about the  aayodinshald with two children

Max Pro

17

Child Protection and Gender Based Violence

September 2015 to February 2016

To eliminate the gender based violence and secure women right.

Women and violated women.

Plan International

 

18.

Building resilience through family preservation, family reunification and psychosocial support.

2015 July to 2015 November

Data collection of the unaccompanied, vulnerable and separated children,
comprehensive emergency family support

Earthquake affected specially single and double orphan

 

 

 

UNICEF/
Nepal

 

 

 

 

Major Programs Implemented after Massive Earthquake
Table 2: Current Projects of ECARDS-Dolakha


S.N.

Title of the project

Date of contract (in AD)

Major objectives

Target groups

Budget in Rs

Program VDCs

Donors

 

1.

Nepal Integrated Development Programs (Atmanirvar)

2010 AD

Formation of saving/ credit groups and undertake development activities, practice sustainable Ag. Program to improve food security and livelihood, base line data collection

Women, ethnic caste, dalit, poor, small and marginalized farmers

10,80,000

Bhedpu, Suri, Gairimudi and Mirge VDCs

World Neighbors (WN)

2.

Community Led Emergency Response Toward Early Recovery Program

2015 June to December 2017

To support in the construction of the temporary shelter, construction of the food storage, construction of the female friendly space and temporary learning shelter

 Earthquake affected specially Ethnic caste, poor, Dalit, women, children, workers, small and marginalized farmers

7,50,00,000

Kalingchok, Gairimudi, Babare and Hawa

Action Aid International Nepal

 

3.

Recovery and Restoration of Living Condition in earthquake affected  district of Nepal

2015 June to July 2016

providing emergency support in the construction of the temporary shelter, promotion of the level of nutrition for the children, support to pregnant women, livelihood support and community sanitation support

 Earthquake affected specially Ethnic caste, poor, Dalit, women, children, workers, small and marginalized farmers

42,50,000

Sundrawatiand Suspachhemawati

TDH Germany

 

4.

Fostering rural livelihood recovery and resilience of earthquake affected communities in Nepal

July 2015 to December 2015

to reconstruct and renovate the rural physical infrastructures which keep direct link to the livelihood of the rural communities

Damaged infrastructures of the rural communities of six VDCs

120,00,000

Gairimudi, Mirge, Melung, Bhedpu, Suri and Chankhu

UNDP

5.

Implementation of  Community Based Climate Risk
 Management Initiatives on NAPA Themetics Sector in Dolkah

Dec. 2011

Baseline Mapping / Stock- taking Strengthening  capacity of  the communities, school and local government agencies on CRM Action Plans  and implementation strategies with linkages with stakeholders to ensure sustainability Coordination and  linkages Sensitization, awareness and  advocacy    Support implementation of Community based CRM and Initiatives including small mitigation measures

Vulnerable people (like; women, dalit, disabilities, poor, janjati) of Khare/Suri watershed areas

77,24,435

Khare, Marbu, Chankhu, Suri and Jhyaku VDCs

UNDP

6.

WASH

November2015 to January2016

To reconstruct and renovate the latines and taps of drinking water which were destroyed by devastating earthquake   as well as construction of new additional drinking water taps as per need of community.

Damaged structures of latrines and taps of drinking water rural communities of four VDCs

100,00,000

Khare, Marbu,Suri and Chankhu

Plan International

7.

Poverty Alleviation

November 2015 to July 2016

Community based program and mobilized by the community for the alleviation of poverty.

people Below the poverty line

12,49,887

Khare, Marbu, Suri and Chankhu

Poverty Alleviation Fund

8.

Anti-Trafficking Check Booth

June 2015 to June 2016

To chek children and women trafficking at the Boarder point

Women and violated women.

14,99,000

Boach, Ghyang,Maghapauwa,Suspa,Pawati and marbu

Plan International

9.

NER-Livelihood Program

November 2015 to October 2016

To meet the emergency needs, strengthen the resilience and self-recovery, and restore a sense of safety for earthquake affected children and their communities

Earthquake effected people

4,24,26,810

Hanwa, Shyama, Gairmudi and Jiri

World Vision International

10.

Gender in Emergency

March 2016 to July 2016

To empower adolescence girls and Protect Child

Adolescence Girl and Child

9,00,000

Katakuti, Boch, Maghapauwa, Lapilang, Sundrawati and Lakhuridada

Plan International

 

The major achievements of the programs are:

    • Formation and institutional development of several communities based groups and mobilized: locally 150 farmer groups, 30 enterprise development groups, 22 women groups, 10 Dalit groups and 42 CFUG-sub-groups were formed and actively operated. 
    • 5 VDC level women right forum, 5 regional level poor rights networks, 1 district level land right forum, 1 district level NTFP network, 1 district level micro-enterprise management network, 1 district poor forum, 1 district level Children right forum and they have started advocacy in their protection of rights.
    • ECARDS-Dolakha facilitated 3 NTFP (Non timber forest products) collection center, 4 timber depots, 1 firewood collection depot, 1 Nettle processing plant, 1 Handicraft industry. This has resulted promotion of local resources and employment generation in local level.   
    • In five VDCs, there was a continuous reflect training and the participants were from poor, marginalized farmers. They were empowered and operated CFUG, cooperative, community school, and other income generating activities. It has resulted access and control of the poor in resources is drastically improved in village level.
    • Identification of poor households and empowerment, a total of 30 CFUGs have started community based income generating activities in more than 50 hectares of land such as cardamum cultivation, broom grass cultivation, lokta and argeli cultivation. In this process, 500 poor households directly benefiting and receiving a handsome amount of money.  
    • Formation and mobilization of 20 child/youth clubs and 30 village child protection committees in the community level. The child/youth clubs organized several child rights related activities and peace building activities for conflict management in the villages.
    • Formal education support provided to 319 conflict affected children (comprising of 132 Children Associated with Armed Force and Armed Groups (CAAFAG), 187 Children Affected by Armed Conflict (CAAC)/ Vulnerable Children (VC).
    • Reintegration of 4 Verified Minors and Late Recruited (VMLR)s in the society.
    • Establishment of referral system in the district for child rights and formation of integrated co-ordination committee among the stakeholders working in the field of education and child.
    • 5 Local disaster risk management committee formed in 5 VDCs of Khare/Suri watershed areas and 5 Local disaster risk management plans (LDRMPs) were prepared based on guidelines of Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MOFALD). 13 community disaster management committees were formed in the vulnerable communities to reduce the risk from disaster. Search and rescue and first aids materials were provided to 8 Community Disaster Management Committees (CDMCs).
    • Rainguage station was established in Singati to measure rainfall and temperature.
    • 10 ECO-DRR Clubs (Environment conservation and Risk reduction clubs) are formed and functional to create awareness about the environment and disaster in the schools.
    • Institutional development and organized for the vulnerable people (Like; disabilities, women, dalit, janjati, poor) and emergency health supported and first aid facility provided.
    • The programs were disseminated through ECARDS bulletin (Janjibikaquartly) and other locally operated F.M.
    • ECARDS initiated public auditing, social auditing, participatory monitoring and evaluation and increased transparency of the program.