NEEDS Nepal

National Environment and Equity Development Society "Together for prosperity"

 

Introduction
Background

PART-1: INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

Established in 1999, NEEDS Nepal is a non-for-profit, non-government organization, registered with the Government of Nepal.  Since its establishment, NEEDS Nepal is active in the field of community development and humanitarian assistance in Sudupaschim and Karnali Province of Nepal as one of the leading local development partners for the Government of Nepal. In the past, we were officially established as youth groups and were widely engaged in the society for social change, promoting good governance and sustainable development.

Aligning with the organizational vision, mission and mandates, NEEDS Nepal has been implementing integrated community developmentprograms related to community empowerment, economic development and social transformation targeting the most vulnerable children, women, person with disabilities, Dalit and Indigenous people from Sudurpaschim and Lumbini Province whose vulnerabilities are increased due to poverty, inequality and marginalization, which has been further aggravated by the natural and climate induced disaster. Following the mandates, NEEDS Nepal works in a partnership with various government and non-government organizations, both national and international, to create social awareness, promote good governance, ensuring safer migration, livelihood promotion, disaster risk reduction, WASH, enterprises & entrepreneurship program remaining within the given policies and the programs of the Government of Nepal and contributing to Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030.

To promote its vision, mission and values, NEEDS Nepal joins the networks and alliances at federal, provincial, district and local level such as Social Welfare Council (SWC), DPNet, NGO Federation, DRR portal, Health & WASH Cluster among many others. As a parts of its policy initiative, it organizes campaigning, joins advocacy& policy dialogue and generates evidence based advocacy on provincial and local level and linking them to the national level.

VISION:  
"A Governing and Prosperous Society"through the promotion of equality across the sectors, eliminating all forms of discrimination based on caste/ethnicity, religion, gender, and physical ability to make an environment where every individual lives a life of dignity and prosperity.  

MISSION:
Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of the people. "We strive to empower most vulnerable groups such as the deprived member of families, societies, poor, and marginalized communities to increase access and to control over the natural resources,promote sustainable livelihood and increase access to public services”.

OBJECTIVES:
To increase access of the target groups to basic services such as food and nutrition, water and sanitation & hygiene safe migration & anti trafficking through the awareness raising, capacity building & infrastructure support.
To support for sustainable livelihood & economic empowerment through the vocational training and promoting on-farm and off-farm enterprises & entrepreneurships
To build resilience of communitiesat risk through the disaster and climate risk reduction measures, emergency preparedness, emergency response and relief operation, recovery/ rehabilitation and reconstruction support
Increase public awareness on the reproductive health, safe motherhood and health services including HIV& AIDS

CORE VALUES

a) Transparency:
NEEDS Nepal conducts public audit for every projects valued more than NPR. 50,000.00 to express our commitment to the project beneficiaries/ right holders, government and the development partners. At community level, we have established the complaint handling mechanism where our staffs collect feedback regularly and addresses those feedback and complaints with the leadership of senior management team in the organization.  

b) Good Governance:
NEEDS Nepal has developed several policies, guidelines and administrative documents inside the organization to strengthen governance system and to promote social justice in its working areas as well as in the organization as well as supported the Government of Nepal at Municipal and Palika Level to strengthen the governance system. As a part ofimproving the organizational governance, NEEDS Nepal has introduced and adapted inclusive governance that includes; increasing the number of women in the governing and executive board, staff structure,  authority delegationin absence of principle actor in the organization, transferring key role in every three to five years, internal finance controlmechanism, staff and beneficiary grievance handling mechanism etc. Based on its internal experience, we support the local and provincial government to form and implement improved governance practice in their system.

c) GESI and Social Justice
To promote Gender Equality and Social Inclusion within the organizational set up, NEEDS Nepal has developed Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Policy, Guideline and Framework, Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy, Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy, followed by Staff and Board Members, consultants and suppliers Code of Conducts to maintaining high level safeguarding in our workplace and organizational service systems

Following these policies and guidelines, NEEDS Nepal has increased the number of women board members, priorities for the Women, Dalit, Janjati, persons with disabilities &  underprivileged and marginalized groups during staffs recruitments has gone high. Across the development and humanitarian program, mainstreaming  GESI has become the highest priority.

WORKINGAREA
With mandate to work in entire country, NEEDS Nepal, at present, has covered entire Municipalities and Rural Municipalities of Kanchanpur District in Sudurpaschim Province with additional coverage in Lumbini as well.

TARGET GROUP AND   BENEFICIARY
Children, women, PWDs, Senior Citizens,  LGBTQI from both the urban rural settings mainly from poor, marginalized, and deprived communities those rights and entitlements have been violated from the centuries.

NEEDS NEPAL CORE CAPACITY
Social Mobilization:NEEDS Nepal has a pool of technical experts in Humanitarian Response, DRR/CCA, Safer Migration, Good Governance, Livelihoods, Health, WASH, Sanitation and highly experienced team member who have worked in remote areas of the Sudurpaschim & Lumbini Provinces through the process of social mobilization targeting the poor, most vulnerable and the deprived communities.

Coordination, Collaboration and Networking: NEEDS Nepal has its recognition being one of theleading organizations in the Province for its ability to make wider coordination with all the development and humanitarian actors including government of Nepal, Private Sectors, and NGOS/INGOs and also the communities. This ability has already been demonstrated with NEEDS Nepal’s ability to host MPAC and DPAC meeting in the district and our role in the DDRC and MDRC. We are also the member organization of National Platform and Network.

Advocacy &Influencing :NEEDS Nepal is involved in policy advocacy & influencing initiatives at local, district, provincial and federal level through its networks and forums linking that with learning from various projects in the community. NEEDS Nepal have done advocacy & influencing through the pull and push approach. We are creating awareness among the right holders and doing influencing events to make more accountable to the service providers.  NEEDS Nepal has successfully able to implement National Building Code 2060 in Bhimdatta Municipality by doing regular advocacy & influencing activities. As a result of policy advocacy initiatives conducted by NEEDS Nepal, Government of Nepal has endorsed the policy to address issues being faced by Nepali workforce or the migrant workers for years, which we have taken as the greatest milestone.
Organizational Development:The professional team of NEEDS Nepal has more than two decades of experience on capacity building of employees and institutions. The team has extensive experience in the area of need identification followed by organizational capacity assessment, capacity development, curriculum design, training and evaluation of capacity building activities at various levels.
Social Marketing:Team members of NEEDS Nepal  has almost a half-decade of hands-on experience on social marketing of the climate smart technology, agriculture-food security, safe migration products and services in their capacity as program team  with different Social structure, local, national & international forum.

Strategic Thematic Priorities of the organization:

Theme 1- Safe Migration & Remittance:Theme 1- Safe Migration & Remittance:
NEEDS Nepal has been implementing Safe Migration and Anti Human Trafficking programme since 2012 partnering with various international development partners. Strategically, we are focussed on the issues related to labour migrant workers, families left at home, and human trafficking.
Theme 2- Bio-diversity:
Disaster and Climate Resilience

a) CCA/DRR since 2005:
Since last 15-years, NEEDS Nepal is developing and implementing disaster risk reduction & climate resilience projects across the Palikas of Kanchanpur District. Being one of the highly flood prone districts in Nepal almost every year, NEEDS Nepal is providing humanitarian assistance to the people affected by the flash flood and landslide. Disaster and Climate Risk Reduction Projects include; hazard and risk assessment, preparing LDCRP, emergency preparedness, risk reduction activities, disaster relief and recovery activities. Through the DRR/ CCA and Humanitarian Program, NEEDS Nepal has reached out more than10,000 HHs as of 2020. NEEDS Kanchanpur has invested millions of resources to build the capacity of CBOs, CDMCs, WDMCs, D-NCDMCs, TFs and has supported to develop M/VDC level emergency preparedness plan. NEEDS Nepal is one of the lead organizations in the district to introduce climate smart technology to reduce climate vulnerability through the implementation of LAPA.

b) Humanitarian Response since 2007: NEEDS Nepal has implemented several projects in the past focusing on humanitarian assistance through the following key interventions:

Water,  Sanitation& Hygiene (WASH): When disaster hit the communities, NEEDS Nepal is considered as one of the lead organization in the district to provide WASH and Sanitation services to the population affected by disaster. E-Wash, Sanitation and Hygiene is one of the pressing need during the disaster, which we are providing to the communities affected by flood time to time. With its expertise on WASH and Sanitation, NEEDS Nepal is one of the member organization in District and Municipality level WASH Cluster. Rehabilitation of water supply system, public health promotion and promoting sanitation to the affected community & settlement area are some of the focused areas under this theme.

 Food Security & Livelihood:  Emergency Food and Livelihood Recovery has been seen as other areas of intervention during and after emergency. To this end, NEEDS Nepal is providing an emergency food and livelihood recovery support services through the kind and cash intervention. The organization is playing a key role in food cluster district level and provincial level. In addition to this, we are engaged in post-disaster recovery initiatives providing different types of livelihoodoption with appropriate, acceptance & climate adoptive livelihood technologies.


Nno Food Items  & shelter : NEEDS Nepal is providing NFIs and Shelter support to the population made homeless as a result of damage caused by the disaster and is one of the active member in NFI & Shelter cluster in the Sudurpaschim cluster.

Gender & Protection:  NEEDS Nepal integrates GESI and Protection issues across the humanitarian and development programs throughout the project cycle management stages.

Theme 3 - Economic Development and Food Security:

Sustainable Agriculture
Considering agriculture as backbone of local and national economy, NEEDS Nepal is support agriculture dependent communities thoroughtechnologies and agriculture inputs. NEEDS Nepal is building its niche to build partnership and implement food security and nutrition program in food insecure districts of Nepal.

Micro-enterprise promotion & entrepreneurship development:
NEEDS Nepal has been designing and implementing micro-enterprise and entrepreneurship related projects and program aiming to boost up local economy engaging the most vulnerable women and men member of society. Through the most competent staff members, we support women and men youth members to enhance their vocational skill as required by the local market and businesses. Till now, we have trained youths and promoted large number of on-farm and off-farm businesses offering employment opportunities to the hundreds. The vocational training that we provide to the youths are as per the standard of the Council of Technical Education & Vocational Training (CTEVT). The organization has also practising the SMMEs and enterprunership with the engagement of privates sector, market jobs facilitator and oursourcing companies for the job placement facilitation like; suvidha sewa, people to people, real solution.   

3.3 Health and Nutrition
NEEDS Nepal has a pool of human resources to work with the communities to promote food security and nutrition program in order to increase food sufficiency level of most needy family and to improve nutritional status of children and women. Reproductive health is another area of expertise that NEEDS Nepal has.

Cross Cutting Theme:
Cross cutting Theme 1- GESI: To ensure equal and fruitful participation of Men, women, Dalits, persons with disabilities and other ethnic community within the organizational and human resource structure and in the communities; we apply GESI policies, procedures and guidelines that NEEDS Nepal has developed and approved. We do this by awareness raising on the importance of GESI, capacity building of board and staff members, and addressing GESI issues thorugh dedicated human resource and the budget. To promote GESI, we implement standalone project on GESI and make the GESI cross-cutting theme as well.

Cross cutting Theme 2- Good Governance and Advocacy :NEEDS Nepal has realized that inclusive development will not be achieved without effective decentralization and promoting good governance at all level. To achieve overriding goals of decentralization and good governance, NEEDS Nepal builds an effective partnership with local community and their networks at different level and fostering partnership with provincial and federal NGOs/ INGOs to implement a right based programme.

Our Team

NEEDS Nepal is managed by a multi disciplinary team of development and humanitarian professionals to work as a team for the peace and prosperity. Organization is managed by the group of Executive team  Director, Program Manager, Program Coordinators, Admin/Finance Coordinator, Field Social Mobilization Officer, Admin Assistant, Logistic Assistant, Helpers and Drivers. Brief profiles of regular staff member are presented in table below.

2.1 NEEDS Nepal's Human Capital

 
S.N.    Designation    # of HR    Key area of experts       
1    Executive Director      1 Person     Organizational Management, networking, Funding Raising, Relationship building, Influencing & Advocacy       
2    Program Coordinator    4 Person      Humanitarian assistance, DRR/CCA, Safe Migration, Sustainable & Resilient Livelihood, Agri based business & marketing, Conservation and Natural  Resource Management, Social Mobilization, Socio-Economic, Technical & Vocational skills, WASH, Programme management.       
3    Programme Officer    6 Person      Humanitarian assistance, DRR/CCA, Safe Migration, Sustainable & Resilient Livelihood, Conservation and Natrual Resource Management, Social Mobilization, Socio-Economic, Technical & Vocational skills, WASH, Programme management.       
4    Business Support team    3 Person      Admin & Finance Management, Procurement, HR, Fleed and Logistic management, supplies management.        
5     Technical Officer    10 Person    Livelihood, Enterprise, Agriculture, Marketing essential oil, Irrigation, DRR/CCA, Watershed management       
6    Social Mobilizer    20 Person     Different field       
    Enterprise Development Facilitator    3 Person     Enterprise        
7    Support Staff     3 Person     Office        
8    Volunteer      5 person    Agriculture, accounting        
9    Response     28 person     DRR and  Safe mobility        
10    Local Resource Persons  (job base)    28 Person     Livelihood Sector (Banana, Fishery, Goat, Vegetable etc) Safe migration     


 
    
Part-3: Project Management Experience

Ongoing Project 2021
 
Ongoing projects         
S.N.    Name of Project    Objective    Targets     Duration     Total Value (NPR)    Funded  by    Remarks        
1    Enhancing Safe Labour Migration through Capacity Strengthening of the Targeted Beneficiaries

    -contributes to the improvement of livelihood in the community of migrants in Doti and Kanchanpur
-Migrants and community members adopted Safe Labour Migration Practices.
-    14,300 HHs- 31,000 Direct Beneficiary, 2,35,010 Indirect/Potential Beneficiaries

    1 Jan 2020 to  31 Dec 2022
    3,05,19,064    AWO International /BMZ    Doti and Kanchanpur districts       
2    Trans Boundary River of South Asia (TROSA)


    Strengthened capacity of river basin communities and civil society to participate in and influence trans-boundary water resource management and Improved policies and practice of governments    25,964 direct 59,310 indirect population     1st May 2017 to 2022 June    7,255,203.00    SIDA/ OXFAM Nepal    Bhimdatta Municipality Ward # 9, 11, 12, 13 & Mahakali Municipality Ward # 10 Ward.        
3    123 Project    Enrolled school aged children in the out of school education building child creativity by providing entrepreneurship for sustainable economic empowerment.    200 HHs    1 January 2020 to  December 2021        WSRI, Korea    Bhimdatta Municipality        
4    Promoting Market Lead Technical & Vocational Skills For Employment (PML_TVSE)    To enhance knowledge & skills of un-skilled & semiskilled youth for the gainful employment & self-employment as per the market needs & sustainable manner.    860 Youth    1 March 2020 to August 2021    2,54,03,820    European Union/ British Council    Kanchapur,  Kailali & Bajhan       
5     Hamro Samman Project (Safe Migration Programme)    Prevent human trafficking, access to safe migration & strengthening institutionalization of public structure of service providers.    1447  direct and 4341 indirect
At risk and potential human trafficking.      Aug, 2020 to Jan 2022    1,55,56,457.00    USAID/ Winrock International    Kailali & Kanchanpur       
6    i) COVID-19 Prepared & Response Plan (Amended)

ii) WASH Programme (Regular)

iii) Nutrition Programme    i) Provision of Critical Medical & WASH supplies & improving infection prevention & control (IPC) in Health Care Facilities/ isolation centres & quarantine Centres.
 
ii) Increased capacity to improve water quality and functionality and to deliver and sustain safe water (including schools and health care facilities)

iii) Children, adolescent girls and women of reproductive age (WRA) have improved knowledge to and use of adequate nutritious diet and improved nutritional care behaviour and care practices during COVID-19 emergency.    35 Schools & 17 Health Care Facilities, 1 Isolation Centre & 2 Point of Entry.

# 8,400 of people reached with critical WASH supplies (including hygiene items) and services    15 Feb 2021 to  14 September 2021    15,120,510.00     UNICEF    Doti  Baitai, Kailali, Kanchanpur, Achham & Bajhang       
7    Hygiene Behaviour Change & Communication    Promoting WASH facilities & practicing hygiene behaviour change in COVIF-19 pandemic of the communities & public institution    1,000 Households    June 2020-March 2021    12,300,000.00    UKaid/Uniliver & Oxfam    Bheemdatt Municipality, Kanchanpur       
8    Strengthening community preparedness rapid response & recovery – SCOP-R3    
To enhance and better equip to co-lead  the Communities capacities for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.
    40 Community    1 October 2020 to 31 December 2023    19200000    Marget of Cargil Foundation/Oxfam    Kanchanpur & Dadeldhura       
9    Social Service initiatives, Makahali Hospital    Increase access on health services by facilitating & counselling the targeted groups in the Mahakali Hospital    GESI Groups (Women, Children, Persons with Disabilities, Senior Citizen, Single Women, Minorities groups)    July-June (Every Year)    850,000.00    Government of Nepal    Bheemdatt Municipality, Kanchanpur       
10    ERF COVID-19 Response Phase II Project     To prevent infection and control transmission of Covid-19 to the community and vulnerable populations     60 HHs     June 25, 2021 – September 10, 2021     NPR 3,559,500.00     CARE International Emergency Response Fund     Kanchanpur        
11    Promoting green recovery through effective and improved waste management     To promote green recovery through effective and improved waste management    1,000 HHs     June 2021 – March 2022     350,175.65 US $    UNDP    Bheemdutta Municipality, Kanchanpur     
Note:  Humanitarian response were started from 2007 often responding as pioneer humanitarian organization to as per emergency situation and required in Sudurpaschim Province.

3.2 Completed Program/Project 2002 -2020:
 
Overview of Completed Project         
S.N.    Name of Project    Objective    Targets     Duration     Total Value
(.000)    Funded  by    Remarks        
1    Promotion of Safe Migration and Prevention of Human Trafficking  

    Protect migrants rights and able to make taken informed decisions on migration and communities prevent human trafficking    12,300 HHs- 22,100 Direct Beneficiary, 264,000 Indirect Beneficiaries

Target Group (
Migrants/returnees, potential migrants and Family members)    1 Jan 2017 to  31 Dec 2019
(3 year)    2,86,22,410.00(28.5 Millions)    AWO International     Doti and Kanchanpur       
2    Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters  (ANUKULAN/BRACED Project)

(DRR/CCA, NTFP, Vegetable farming, Nutrition, Renewable energy)     Access to climate-adaptive technologies
Well being of poor people, Improves despite exposure to climate related shocks/ stresses     400 Groups (24,500 HHs)   
Poor specially women& Children. Focuses on vulnerable communities.     2015-2019 June

(4Year)    56,000,000.00
(56 Million)    UK Aid/ IDE Nepal      7 Municipality and 2 Rural municipality  in Kanchanpur
       
3    Hariyo Ban Program-II  

(Bio-diversity, DRR/CCA, Market base Enterprise)     Improved the status of the climate adoption and DRR of vulnerable communities.     400 Groups (5,000 HHs direct and 9,000 HHs in direct  )
Climate/DRR Vulnerable Community       1stOct  2017 to 30 July 2020
(4 year)       1,160,654.57 NPR @ year     USAID/Care Nepal    Banke, Bardiya, Kailali & Kanchanpur
Staffs-5       
4    Trans Boundary River of South Asia (TROSA)


    Strengthened capacity of river basin communities and civil society to participate in and influence trans-boundary water resource management and Improved policies and practice of governments    25,964 direct
59,310 indirect population     1st May 2017 to 2022 June    7,255,203 NRs    SIDA/OXFAM Nepal    Bhimdatta Municipality Ward # 9,11,12,13 & Mahakali Municipality Ward # 10 Ward.
       
5    PANI  (Mahakali River watershed Kanchanpur)


(Water and aquatic bio-diversity)      To increase awareness of communities and formulation of local policy for sustainable fisheries to reduce threat to freshwater bio-diversities of the lower Mahakali watershed and promote watershed conservation     Direct  HHs1200 & population 4778 Riverina communities    15 June 2018 to 14 June 2019    6,171,980 NRS & 10 % contribution from NEEDS Nepal    USAID    Bhimdatta 9 to 13 ward and Mahakali Municipality In Kanchanpur


       
6    MEDPA Program
(Skill & Enterprise)     Skill development and promotion of Enterprise      281 HHs     2075 Magh    54,00,000    Gov, Nepal     Bajhang District  6 Palika
       
7    Promotion of Safe Migration and Prevention of Human Trafficking (Safe Migration) Project     Protect migrants rights and able to make taken informed decisions on migration and communities prevent human trafficking    Direct 9,000 HHs&
Indriect 15,000 HHs

    2015 to 2016 Dec.
    7,700,00000
    AWO International     1st Phase  complete
Doti and Kanchapur district       
8    Social Mobilization Program  (LGCDP)     Access increased on service and resources of poor, janjaiti,  dalit, women, disable and other gov. target group people.     15 Wards  
(15 WCF, 6 CAC)
Backwar, poor, gov target groups     2015 to 2017    1,000,000.00    LGCDP     1 Municipality        
9    Urban Risk Management (URM) Project

(Building code implementation and, Masson Training)
    Reduce the disaster risk and promote preparedness & technology for resilient  of municipality     12500Family  (19  WDMC)

Flood pron/affected people specially women, children    2012 to  2015
 (4 year)    65,000,000.00    OXFAM    Bhimdatta Municipality Kanchanpur       
10    SAFER Nepal Program (DRR)    Reduce the disaster risk and promote preparedness & technology for resilient  of VDCs     7500 Families Flood pron/affected people specially women, children    2013 to 2014 Aug. (20 Month)    9,800,000.00    OXFAM    2 VDC of Kanchanpur       
11    Community Seed Bank

(Food Security & DRR)     Protect seed and promote new/old seed for food security with reduce the disaster risk.
    35 Groups
Flood pron/affected people specially Small farmer    2012-2014
(3 Year)    1,700,000.00    Caritas  Nepal     5 VDC Kanchanpur       
12    Building Climate Resilience Rural Livelihood (BCRRL) :

DRR &Livelihood     Improved access to climate-adaptive technologies  with use and reduce disaster shocks/stresses
For well being of poor people,    6500 HHs (CDMC-23, NCDMC-1)

Flood pron/affected &Climate related  specially Small, Poor & Janjati    2012-2013 Dec.
(2 Year)     3,200,000.00    FCA/LWF Nepal     6 VDC Kanchanpur       
13    EMPHASIS   

(Safe Migration and HIV)     Protect migrants rights and able to make taken informed decisions on migration, HIV prevention    20000 Family
Migrant and their family specially migrant area, Hiv affected      2012 to 2014  May
(3 Year)    195,000,0000.00    Care Nepal     Kailali and Kanchanpur District 11 VDC 2  Municipality        
14    Equality and Access (Samata Pahuch)
(Samata Pahuch) Program for Reproductive health /Safe motherhood)     Increased access on reproductive and safe motherhood service and Reduces CDR.         7175 Family specially women and Children (ANC,PNC…)
    2008 to 2012
(5 Year)    600,000.00    DFID/ DFH  through DPHO Kanchanpur    Kanchanpur 13 VDC & time to time other all VDC       
15    Life Saving Initiatives for flood

(Affected People  in 10 VDC of Kanchanpur)    Reduce the water prone disaster and promote preparedness  of poor people and women     8000 family
Flood pron/affected people specially Poor family WASH  support     March – July  2011 (6 Month)    1,800,000.00    UN HABITAT / LWF Nepal    10 VDC of Kanchanpur District        
16    “Enabling Communities in Disaster Preparedness and Climate Risk Adaptation”    Access to climate-adaptive technologies  with use and reduce disaster shocks/stresses
For well being of poor people,    18 CDCM
Flood prone/affected &Climate related  specially Small, Poor & Janjati    2011 July Dec.
(6 Month)    1,987,000.00    FCA/LWF    Shankarpur, Shreepur, Laxmipur  and Rampur Bilasipur   VDC        
17    Right Base- Disaster Risk Reduction Management (RB-DRRM) Project    Reduce the disaster risk and promote preparedness & technology for resilient  of VDCs    52 Networks 300 Member & mass Flood pron/affected   specially Samll, Poor & Janjati    2010 to 2011 June
    1,793,000.00    FCA/LWF Nepal     Shankarpur and Shreepur  VDC Kanchanpur       
18    Networking Women For Strengthening Women’s Right (NWSWR) Project    Empowers of the women for achieve their rights through networking and capacity building.     59  Networks & 2500 women Member &  mass Mobilization     2009 to 2011
(3 year)    8,000,000.00    DFID/RDIF to JV NEEDS Sanjeevani    Far- Western Region: Bajhang, Kailali, Baitadi, Darchula&Kanchanpur       
19    Banana & Fish Farming  Program with Capacity Building (Livelihood Project)    Reduce the poverty to increase income through banana; fish and river bed farming.     1800 Family Disadvantage, Dalit, janajati & women    2006 to 2009
(4 Year)    4,000,000.00    Elam Plus Helvetas Nepal  Kailali    Kanchanpur
9 VDC        
20    Integrated Community Development  (ICDA) Program through Animation    Empower women, poor and dalits through animation for better livelihood.     278 Family
Poor family Dalit and women    2007 to 2009
(3 year)    1,500,000.00    Caritas Nepal Kathmandu     Kanchanpur  2 VDC       
21    Livelihood & Income Generating Training (LIGT) Program    Increase income for poverty reduction through skill/income generation training.     500 Family Freed Kamaiyas    2003 to 2004
(2 year)    8,000,000.00    MoLD/ PAPWT Nepalgunj    Kanchanpur 13 Freed Kamaiyas Camps        
22    Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) Project    Increased income for poverty reduction through vegetable and agriculture.     590 Family Disadvantage, Dalit, janajati& women    2002 to 2003
(2 Year)    2,100,000.00    ADB/User Center with BASE     Kanchanpur 7 VDC & 1 Municipality       
23    Social Service in Mahakali Zonal Hospital     To serve poor, helpless, senior and disable people according to their condition.    Government target groups    2074 to till         Gov Nepal     Mahakali Zone Hospital
       
24    Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) Program

(Belauri Municipality Kanchanpur)    To promote use of contraceptive Methods.
Counseling support regarding health to adolescents & reproductive aged women (14-49)    FPAN targets    2002 to till     00.00    NEEDS Self  fund     Volunteer       
25    Community Literacy and NFE Program    Improvement of literacy of women and children      600 Person  Women  and Children    1999 to 2002
(Per year 6-9 month)    500,000.00    EDO Kanchanpur & WE    Kanchanpur 6 VDC       
26    Livelihood Sample Mini (LSM) Program For Freed Kamaiyas    Increase income to reduce poverty by livestock farming.      30 Family  Freed Kamaiyas    2004
(6 Month)    300,000.00    ILO/IPEC    Dekhatbhuli VDC  Kanchanpur       
27    Vocational & Skill Development Training (VSDT) Program    Creation of Youth employment by skill training.      500 Person  Youth     2004 to 2005 (Per year 3--6 month)    1,000,000.00    MoLT/VSTD Kanchanpur    Far- Western Region all district (Mostly Kanchanpur)        
28    Human Right Awareness (HRA) Program    Promote human right by capacitated.     5000 People Civil Society People      2003 to 2005    Budget exp. WV Nepal    European Union through World View Nepal.    Kanchanpur District all 19 VDC &1 Municapility       
29    Strengthen NGOs Sector of Nepal  (Sandeep) Program    Improve organizational governance of sustainable.     150 Organization Member    2004 to 2006
(3 year)    1,500,000.00    Save the Children US     Kanchanpur own organizational       
30    Environment Persevering and Community Access Program    Environment protection through mobilize FUGs and community     1000 Family FUGs member     2002 to 2010 (yearly 3-6 Month)    1,000,000.00    MoYS/WTLCP & Diff. Agency     Kanchanpur district 10 VDC        
  31    Community Base Monitoring  Program     Improve governance of UCs .    4  scheme UCs member & LBs     2011 June to Dec. (7 month)    1,000,000.00    MOLD through LGAF     Krishanapur, Pipaladiand Jahalari VDC        
32    Skill Enhancement  for Employment  (SEEP) Project      Creation of employment by skill training.      60 Person Janjarti, Dalit and Poor     2010 to 2011
(yearly 6-9 month)    600,000.00     ILO/SEEP     Kanchanpur 3 VDC        
33    Resilience Plus     Building economic status & Increased food security of  ultra poor families affected by COVID-19 pandemic through livelihoods (Cash based programming)    4434 HHs ( 2218 in Kanchanpur  and 2216 in Kailali ) vulnerable HHs received value voucher      June 2020- May  2021    9694367 NPR    UKaid/ Mercycorps    Kailali & Kanchanpur       
34    COVID-19 Response, Socio Economic Recovery    Developed an entrepreneurship to returnees from foreign employment by providing caused by COVID-19 pandemic.    400 Individuals    October 2020 to April 2021    10,500 000.00    UNDP    Bhimdatta Municipality, Kanchanpur       
35    Humanitarian Partnership Platform (HPP)    Building institution for effective response, preparedness & readiness for future disaster.    5 institutions including NEEDS Nepal, Krishnapur Municipality    January 2021 to June 2021.    65,000,000.00    Care Nepal    Kanchanpur    



Part-4: Strategic Alliance and Affiliation

NEEDS Nepal has an approach of establishing a strategic alliance/partnership with local organization that allows connect resources across the partners which ultimately creates synergies and impact at scale?Local partners contribute their knowledge regarding local context and utilize appropriate skills for implementing the program on a local level. Whereas NEEDS Nepal provides technical assistance to these local partners project/proposal design, networking and other capacity building areas identified by partners.

Accordingly, NEEDS Nepal has developed strategic alliance with the wide range of NGOs/CBOs in Sudurpashim Province as given in the table below:

 
S.N.    Networks    Responsibility       
1    Social Welfare Council     Affiliation Member        
2     NGO Federation Nepal      Member (Central Committee Member & Sudurpaschim Province In-charge)        
3    DPnet Nepal    Member (Provincial Secretary)       
4    Disaster Resilient Network     Member        
6    Right to Food     Member (now district advisor)       
7     NANGAN     Member        
8    AYON     Member        
9    Climate  Change  network      Member         
10    RHCC    Member          
11    Civil Society     Member  (now district chair person)      


PART 5: PHYSICAL/ FINANCIAL RESOURCES, COMMUNICATION FACILITIES AND AVAILABLE SOFTWARE

5.1 Physical Resources
NEEDS Nepal, located in Bheemdatt municipality 18, Kanchanpur, has fully furnished office situated in its own building duly equipped with all necessary office facilities such as - computers, printers, power-point multimedia, intercom, vehicles, photo-copiers, motor-bikes, etc. It has access to 24-hour broadband internet services as per the following details give in the table:

 
SN    Description    Specification    Nos.    Ownership       
    Land Property:                   
1    Land (Office purpose)    Kattaa  (Mhahendranagar and Belauri    2 Kattha    NEEDS Nepal       
2    Own Office Building      16 Room in Mahendranagar and 3 Room in Belauri    2 buildings    NEEDS Nepal       
    Electronics                   
3    Desktop Computers    Dell, Acer, Dual Core     7    NEEDS Nepal        
4    Laptop    HP, ACER, DELL and MAC    19    NEEDS Nepal        
5    Laser Printer / Photocopy     Canon LBP 1210, Canon LBP 6300dn, Canon LBP 2900     8    NEEDS Nepal        
6    Scanner    Microtel,    1    NEEDS Nepal        
7    LCD Projectors (Multimedia)    Canon LV-7280, Dell S1210    4    NEEDS Nepal        
8    Digital Camera    Sony,Canon-750D    3    NEEDS Nepal        
9    Power backup    3 KVA UPS (locally manufactured by ITE and Exide Battery)    2    NEEDS Nepal        
10    GPS    Different brands    1    NEEDS Nepal        
11    Router     Worldlink    3    NEEDS Nepal       
12    Table fan, Stand fan, wall fan, ceiling fan    Small, Medium     25    NEEDS Nepal       
13    TV/DVD    CG, Samsung    5    NEEDS Nepal       
14    Hitter     Small     4    NEEDS Nepal       
    Vehicle                    
15    Car/Jeep (4 wheel)    Bolero     1    AWO int.        
16    Motorbike    Hero-Honda, Gladiators, Yamaha, Suzuki, Splender, Galmour,    14    NEEDS Nepal        
17    Bicycle      General     2    NEEDS Nepal       
    Furniture                    
18    Still Cupboard     Big and Medium    10    NEEDS Nepal        
19    Wooden Book Rag     Big and Medium    8    NEEDS Nepal        
20    Revolving Chair      Computer revolving and big    12    NEEDS Nepal        
21    Wooden & Plastic Chair        Medium    50    NEEDS Nepal        
22    Computer table, printer table, T-table    Big ,Medium, Small    35    NEEDS Nepal       
23    Sofa sate    1 big 2 small    1 sate    NEEDS Nepal       
24    White/soft board    Big, Medium    8    NEEDS Nepal    

Communication Facilities of NEEDS Nepal
 
SN    Name    Description    Numbers       
1    Telephone     Land Line    3       
2    24-hour broadband internet service    Wlink – 1 Mbps    2       
8    Primo Pdf    Version 5.1.0.2 (Free PDF converter software)       
9    Quick Book    Accounting Package       
10    Acronis True Image    Acronis True Image Enterprise Server 9.1 – for Data Backup    

Financial Overview of NEEDS Nepal

Financial Overview of NEEDS (Last Three Year)
 
S.N.    Year    Annual turnover (in NRs.)       
1    076/077    30,866,616.00       
1    075/76    70,842,589.56       
2    074/075    4,57,90627.45       
3    073/074    44,776,455.61    

Our Funding  Sources
 
S.#.    Description of Resources       
a.    Internal:       
1    Membership  Fee/ Donation , advisor support        
2    Resource Person Mobilization & Consultancy Fee       
3    Training Centre & training material support fee       
4    Organizational kind and material mobilization       
5    Interest from fix deposit A/C       
6    Fund Raising Events/ Income Generating Program,        
7    Micro credit mobilization  through own cooperative        
b.    External:       
1    Overhead/management  cost support  from donor/Supporting agency        
2    Overhead cost /management cost and donation GOs.& line agency/LBs        
3    Community kind  and labour support on  program        
4    Private and public kind support and donation on campaign and partnership    

Our Funding Partner  
 
Previous Resource Partners    Current Resource Partners       
ILO,  LWF Nepal, IFRC, CARITAS Nepal, HELVETAS  Nepal     AWO International, UKAID/IDE Nepal, UKAID/OXFAM, USAID/CARE Nepal,  USAID/DAI USAID/UKAID-Winrock International,    

PART-6: EXECUTIVE BOARD AND STRATEGIC DIRECTION

Constituents of the NEEDS:
 
#    Description    Dalit    Janajati    Other    Total    Total     Remarks        
          F    M    F    M    F    M    F    M                 
1    Executive Committee    1    1    -    1    3    3    4    5    9           
2    General Member    4    4    11    8    19    35    39    47    86           
3    Advisory Committee    0    0    0    1    1    4    1    5    6           
4     Action Management Committee    0    0    1    0    0    4    1    4    5           
3    LRP      1    –    2    5    2    4    6    8    14           
4    Volunteer       2    4    10    10    15    5    27    19    46        

PART-7: LEGAL STATUS OF NEEDS

Legal status of organization:
 
Name of the organization    National Environment & Equity Development Society (NEEDS) Nepal        
Type of the organization     National Level (Sudurpaschim & Lumbini Province )        
Registration date and serial number with concerned organization:    Registration/Affiliated Office    Address    Reg./Aff. Number    Reg. Date       
     District Administration Office     Kanchanpur    312    2055/11/20
(1999)       
Registration District:-
Kanchanpur    Social Welfare Council    Katmandu    10308    2056/11/17       
     NGO Federation    Kanchanpur    FWR-KAN -61    2056/12/4       
Date started to work:-
 2055 B.S., 1999 A.D    Internal Revenue Office     Kanchanpur    Pan No: 301424613    2060/10/04       
Last Election (Seventh Election)      2076/05/25    Last20thGeneral Meeting     2076/05/25       
Date of Last Auditing     2076/05/15    Date of last Renewal of the registration    2076/06/27       
Bank  Account     Account Name   : NEEDS
Call No:2441248829524003
Bank                   : NICASIA Bank
Branch                : Mahendranagar Kanchanpur