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Protecting and Mainstreaming Informal Sector Safety Nets (PROMISE)

Sector: Social/ welfare services

EU Contribution: € 1,426,558.62 (80% of total).

Implementing organisation: Mercy Corps Scotland Lbg

Duration: from 06/2011 to 05/2014

Description: Strengthening capacity of workers in the informal economy, mainly underserved communities to understand and access formal and informal social protection measures, thus enabling them to escape from poverty and better manage risks and shocks.

Location : Nepal, 8 Districts: Eastern Districts: Paanchthar, Taplejung, Sankhuwasabha, Bhojpur, and Terhathum; Far Western Districts: Doti, Baitadi, and Bajhang