Livelihood Through Cash Crops





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Project Description

Region: South-East Asia

Country: Nepal

Location: Dang

Total Budget: $51,402

Area of Focus: Economic and community development

Around 700,000 lost the source of livelihood after NepalEarthquake2015 .People are struggling to come to normal situation financially. Especially women are more in trouble due to socio-economical structure of Nepal. They are the most who faced the problems. Since, Nepal is rich in bio-diversity it has many cash generating natural raw materials which has high demand in Nepal and abroad. Utilizing the local resource with local skills can help to regenerate the new source of livelihood in sustainable way.Local fibers which have health benefit can be used in making different wearing items like Coat, cap , scarfs,shoes, bags etc

Project Goal:To empower vulnerable & earthquake victims women through economic empowerment.

Target Group: Vulnerable & earthquake victims women of Dang District of Western Nepal

Total Number of Beneficiary: Directly more than 250 and indirectly community as a whole.

Project Objectives

1.To empower the women through training.

2.Creating employment opportunity.

Fund will be used in following way:

1.Purchase of Equipment.

2.Training on processing the local plant for fibers.

3.Basic Sewing Training.

4.Garment Sewing Training.

4.Training on Sewing Shoes, Slipper, Underwear, Coat etc

Member Rotarian of Both Host and International Club will be involved in following way:

Host Club:

1.Need Assessment.

2.Project Implementation.

3.Project Monitoring and Evaluation.

4.Financial Management of Project.

5.Report writing

International Club


2.Help in report writing.

3.Information Dessimination to own club and district who have supported the project.

4.Project Monitoring

Primary Host Partner

District: 3292

Rotary Club of: Bagmati Kathmandu

Primary Contact: Rama Kandel

Email: neparunihon@gmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 7475

Rotary Club of: Branchburg Township

Primary Contact: Tulsi R. Maharjan

Email: trmaharjan@gmail.com

Project Status

Need $27,268
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Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Bagmati Kathmandu (3292)





Branchburg Township (7475)





Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution




Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

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History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Tulsi R. Maharjan

System Entry: Pledge of $2,000 with $2,000 DDF by Tulsi R. Maharjan of the Rotary Club of Branchburg Township, District 7475.

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