Self-reliance Development of the Poor by the Poor Program in Kalikot district, 2008

FASTENOPFER (FO) and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal (HELVETAS ) supported Rural Self-reliance Development Center (RSDC) with their Self Reliance Development of the Poor by the Poor Program (SDPP-P) since 2008 in Kalikot. The current SDPPP Kalikot is designed for a fixed period of 5 years (2008 – 2012) based on the learning from other districts, mainly Surkhet, Banke, Bardiya, Dailekh and Achham. The SDPP-P program aimed to intervene provide income generation activities at local level, and enhance access to finance, access to services (agriculture, livestock, and social) and build an institution (cooperative) to bring and sustain better lifestyle focused on poor households.
The project covers 5 VDCs namely Kotbada, Kumalgaun, Gela, Kalika and Rupsa. During the project 85 IGG which were federated under 5 SSCC. It emphasized in capacity building of local institutes.

Donor: HELVATAS, Swiss Inter cooperation