Samriddha Pahad

Duration and timeline:

[September 2015 to August 2017]

Thematic area & intervention:

Financial inclusion and capacity building of financial service providers 

 Focusing on the wholesale financing model, the project made it easier to acquire creative and useful financial services. The project increased the capacity of cooperatives/groups in outlying areas of the target districts with the aim of acting as a catalyst in the promotion of financial services to 6,300 local residents, with 30 cooperatives directly gaining from the project.

 Project carried out by Mahila Jagaran Sangh Ilam, Deurali Society Terathum, and Kangchenjunga Conservation Area Management Council Taplejung. The Kanchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) has for the first time launched a programme aimed at the remote VDCs Lelep, Yamphundin, Tapethok, and O'Gola.

Area coverage:

Eastern region: Ilam, Panchthar, Taplejung and Terathum Far western region: Dadeldhura, Doti, Achham and Bajura


[Donor: Samriddha Pahad UK]