Duration: April 2016 to March 2018
Strengthening Community Resilience Program in Mahottari & Dhanusha districts is implemented by our local partner Community Development & Advocacy Forum Nepal Bardibas Mahottari , funded by Caritas Germany and Caritas Nepal. Project was designed for three years. Now, Project was completed in two year & running in third year till March 2019.
The primary problems faced by community supported under the project are climate change adaption, vegetable farming, reducing the use of pesticide, drought tolerant paddy seed, improved goat management, preparedness knowledge on disaster management specially on earth quake safety, degraded & reclaim land management by plantation, impact of drought in livelihood, safe drinking water & safe construction practices for irrigation management.
The strategic objective of the project was, Vulnerabilities reduced and capacities enhanced of community and individual household to make safer and resilient against hazards like soil erosion, drought, fire, flash flood and earthquake in propose area of project. The primary beneficiaries of the project were disaster vulnerable people, with special focus on rural poor, women, Dalit and people with disabilities.
In implementation phase, community people, local stakeholders & leaders are assisting in beneficiaries’ selection, staffs facilitate them in process. In this regard, most vulnerable people in terms of poverty, disaster and disadvantage females are selected. The direct & indirect beneficiaries households proposed in project document were 3,000 & 18,184 respectively. Actual beneficiary households covered by project are 4786 and 8480. Among them the number of female is 4834.