Nepal, March 2022 - One of SDF’s Social Window projects in Nepal, ‘Promoting Integrated Bamboo-Based Enterprise Development among SAARC countries’, successfully completed benefiting thousands in the Member State.
The project began on 30 March, 2017 with a total approved SDF grant of USD 640,400. The project was implemented by our partner ABARI Foundation, Nepal with the objective to promote community-based bamboo resources development, management and enterprise development.
The project fulfilled the objective of providing a source of income and generating employment opportunities for its people. Some of the project highlights are as follows:
Built two Common Facility centers (CFC) using Bamboo;
Trained 200 people in bamboo handicraft, construction and plantation; and
Trained artisans are being hired by public and private