Case studies

Reproductive Health Initiative for Youth in Asia (RHIYA)

Reproductive Health Initiative for Youth in Asia (RHIYA)

The project aims at educating adolescents and youth about the sexual and reproductive health and promoting an increase in the use of quality reproductive health information and services in seven South and South East Asian countries.

ACCCA - Advancing Capacity to Support Climate Change Adaptation

ACCCA - Advancing Capacity to Support Climate Change Adaptation

The ACCCA project sought to bring together stakeholders and scientific communities in several developing countries from Asia and Africa to enable and support effective adaptation decisions that would reduce vulnerability to climate and environment.

Working with vulnerable communities

Working with vulnerable communities

With special focus on women, farmers and youth groups, Socio-Economic Improvement Programme for Ex-Kamaiyas and other Vulnerable Communities SEIPEV has launched a livelihood improvement programme for greater economic security and income generation.

Renewable energy for the communities of rural Nepal

Renewable energy for the communities of rural Nepal

The EC has been funding the Alternative Energy Promotion Service in Nepal. By supporting renewable energy infrastructure, income generation and sustainable growth is facilitated and life in rural areas is easier (general community energy services).

Educating change agents and the public on human rights

Educating change agents and the public on human rights

Most people in Nepal were not aware of their rights or the rights of others, especially during the 10-year conflict. Under this project Worldview Nepal educated change agents and the public on all aspects of human rights in 14 of the 75 districts.

Improving farm productivity through agriculture technology in Nepal

Improving farm productivity through agriculture technology in Nepal

The project's objective is to secure year round daily food requirements of food deficit communities in far and mid-western Nepal through enhanced local productivity.

Maternal and Child Health in Nepal

Maternal and Child Health in Nepal

Child and maternal mortality and morbidity rates continue to remain high in Nepal. According to the 2006 Demographic Health Survey (DHS) some improvements have been made but the overall situation is far from satisfactory.

Creating a Business Service Centre for Women’s Micro and Small Enterprises in Nepal

Creating a Business Service Centre for Women’s Micro and Small Enterprises in Nepal

The project aimed at bringing positive changes in the economic status of Nepali women who are living all by themselves; mostly widowed and single women. It sought to equip them with vocational and entrepreneural skills for their economic empowerment

Women and Youth as Pillars for Sustainable Peace - WYPSP

Women and Youth as Pillars for Sustainable Peace - WYPSP

On 21 November 2006, a Comprehensive Peace Agreement was signed between the Government of Nepal and the Communist Party of Nepal (or Maoists), ending a violent conflict that lasted over a decade, killing an estimated 13 000 and relocating thousands.

The Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Education Programme

The Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Education Programme

Within the VSO Nepal education program, international volunteers are linked with national counterparts in their joint efforts to strengthen public education system in Nepal with the aim to establish quality and inclusive basic education.

Ropes of hope in rural Nepal

Ropes of hope in rural Nepal

Nepal's harsh topography isolates rural population and makes access to basic services difficult. The 'Access for Opportunities' project improves transport infrastructure and gives extra training to help the socio-ecomic consitions of rural populat