Harmony Project, Nuwakot

Making A Difference In The Lives Of Poor And Needy

Harmony Project, Nuwakot

The project title “Souhardata”, has been developed with the purpose of bringing harmony through just and lasting change into the lives of the people analyzing the current country situation, in a time when the country is going through a speedy transition i.e. political, socio-economical, technical, legal, environmental and recovering from major earthquake of April 25, 2015.

SCN in developing this project foresee its proactive role in continuing to design and manage projects based on its learning, partner with local government agencies/NGOs/CBOs, develop the organizational capacity, promote the use of ICT for development, and introduce appropriate technologies, initiating legal educations, and advocate.

The ultimate aim would be to reducing poverty, continue to transform the lives and empowerment, strengthen the link for advocacy through social media, foster social justice, strives for dignity and enabling harmony. The activities are formulated based on the real needs of the communities and shall be carried out with appropriate approaches that will bring sustainable tangible transformation in the lives of the vulnerable communities that are hoping for transformation to happen. This project proposed to serve 1,542 households and 8,437 population of Samundratar (852 HH and 4,737 populations) and Rautbesi (690 HH and 3,700 populations) of Dupcheswor Rural Municipality (RM) of Nuwakot district, Province 3 by transforming the lives of community with special consideration to the most vulnerable families in the community.

The goal of the project is to bring about community transformation with broad objectives to: a) Increase socio-economic status through improved agriculture practices, livestock and micro-enterprises; b) Create access to resources and decision making process through mobilization of Self-Help Groups. c) Promote youths to minimize Trafficking, Exploitation and Slavery (TES) and gender based discrimination d) Strengthen the capacity of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) for Institutionalization.

Project Goal:

Bring about tangible transformation in the lives of an estimated 6,481 populations (Direct 1,751) of Samundratar and Rautbesi of Dupcheswor Rural Municipality (RM) of Nuwakot district by 2020.

Purpose(S)/Outcome(S):

  • Increase socio-economic status through improved agriculture practices, livestock and micro-enterprises
  • Create access to resources and decision making process through mobilization of SHGs,
  • Minimize Trafficking, Exploitation and Slavery (TES) and gender based discrimination
  • Strengthen the capacity of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) for Institutionalization.

Thematic Priorities:

  • Agriculture and Micro Entrepreneurship Development
  • Empowerment and Advocacy
  • Social Justice and Harmony
  • Organizational Capacity Strengthening