Strengthening Social and Economic Justice to Vulnerable Ethnic Minority Women and Men (SSEJV) Project
Sahakarya Nepal, Sindhuli has been implementing Strengthening Social and Economic Justice to Vulnerable Ethnic Minority Women and Men (SSEJV), a 3 years (January, 2020 to December, 2022) project with the financial support from FCA. This project aims to enhance economic opportunities and equality for socially marginalized and economically poor men and women from 1500 households as direct right holders in Marin and Hariharpurgadhi Rural Municipalities of Sindhuli district. This project has expected three main outcomes: 1)Sustainable access to affordable finance for target right holders through well-functioning cooperatives 2) Strengthened income and employment opportunities for marginalized families through on-farm and off- farm based enterprises 3) Marginalized groups (women, single women and persons with disabilities) influenced decision making of local governments and other institutions in their society.
It has promoted and strengthened 3 cooperatives in its working area. As of June, 2021, altogether 1245 women and men have been affiliated in these cooperatives. The share capital of these cooperatives reached NPR 3,077,600.00.
Photo: Capacity Building training for cooperative member