District Programmatic thrust Project period Donor House

hold coverage

Geographic region Main ethnic groups
Palpa First experiment of the concept of self-reliant development 1991 – 2000 Helvetas 7842 Pahad Magar, Kumal, Bahun, Chhetri, Dalit
Rupandhi

(Butawal)

Capacity development of the poor for self-reliant development 1992 – 1999 Denish 4166 Terai Bahun, Chhetri, Tharu, Mushahar
Rupandehi

(Marchawar)

Community  institution building to support the functioning of  Marchawar Lift Irrigation 1998 – 2000 UNCDF 3650 Terai Madeshi, Dalit, Muslim
Kapilbastu Organized capacity development of the poor for  enabling democratic state 2002 – 2008 DFID 4997 Terai Madhesi, Dalits, Muslim, Pahadi Janajati
Banke Organized capacity development for self-reliant development 1992 – 2009 Helvetas 2640 Terai Madhesi, Dalit, Muslim
Bardia Same as above 1992 – 2009 Helvetas 4256 Terai Tharu , Janjati , Dalit, Bahun, Chhetri,
Bardia Economic self-reliant development for vulnerable communities 2010 – PAF 2827 Terai Madhesi, Tharu, Pahadi ethnic communities, Dalits
Bardia Strengthening flood resilience  of communities in vulnerable areas 2012 – 2014 Maltezor Inter

national

934 Terai Tharu, Pahadi ethnic groups, Dalits