Community Based Health And Development Project (CBHDP)

This extension of the project – phase II was designed to covers 7 VDCs of three districts , in and around Kathmandu district at the Central Development Region of Nepal. The project intends to provide its service to 5,828 households in these 7 VDCs is 3,887 and the total population is 34,952 of which male are 18,094 (51%) and female 16,848 (49%), through focusing its activities in the area of improving the health, education, agriculture, women empowerment, disaster and the community’s capacity to manage development initiatives.

The project intends to provide its service to 5,828 households in these 7 VDCs is 3,887 and the total population is 34,952 of which male are 18,094 (51%) and female 16,848 (49%), through focusing its activities in the area of improving the health, education, agriculture, women empowerment, disaster and the community’s capacity to manage development initiatives.

All of these activities, output and objectives are initiated with the goal of improving the quality of life of the communities. The activities are intended to be carried out in a participative way in which SCN staff act as change agents and the communities take the ownership of the issues, solution, implementation process that has long-term impact on the individual, family, community, society and the system. The project – phase II is anticipated to be implemented through the funding supports of Tear Fund UK, Tear Australia and Tear Fund New Zealand.

Project Duration:16 July 2008 – 15 July 2011

Goal:

To facilitate a process of change in order to improve the quality of life for an estimated 4,000 people in 7 VDCs of Sindhulpalchok, Kabhreplanchok and Kathmandu districts of Nepal by 2010/11

Immediate Objectives:
  • To improve health care and awareness among an estimated 3,000 men, women and children in three districts Sindhulpalchok, Kabhreplanchok and Kathmandu, in Nepal
  • To improve standard of education in selected schools in the target area to benefit 730 boys and girls
  • To improve gender awareness and initiate women’s empowerment among an estimated 3,900 families
  • To improve agricultural production by approx. 30% in the target area
  • To improve communities capacities in management of development initiatives and disaster response