- Infrastructure Development (water related)
Besides many others, SAPPROS is rich with years of experience in water component viz: rural drinking water supply, small irrigation, multiple use water systems, water resource management activities for raising income of the poor specially focusing women of rural remote areas of Nepal. It emphasizes on the development of productive and context-sensitive infrastructures which not only help to generate income but also least threatening to the local environment.
Since its establishment in 1991, a total of 600 drinking water supply systems have been constructed under various projects. It has benefited 22,973 households. Community has participated about 13.46% out of total USD 2.90 million. It has largely reduced the drudgery of workload of women and remarkably improved personal, household and environmental sanitation. Most of the schemes have been linked to household kitchen garden for producing fresh vegetables.
Likewise, a total of 369 hybrid systems have been constructed with USD 0.63 million in which community has contributed 8.97% of the total. These systems have provided irrigation facility to more than 131 ha of land. Besides that, it has helped a total of 558 surface water irrigation systems, 348 stand alone type of water harvesting tanks, 536 sprinklers, 477 hand tube wells, 19 cycle pumps, 33 low cost drip schemes were also implemented with a combined total of more than USD 1.87 million that included a community contribution of USD 0.16 million. Together these schemes have benefited more than 3308 hectares of land to irrigate.
It has also supported in installation of 15 Power Operated Pump, both diesel and electricity operated centrifugal pumps to lift water from shallow aquifer for irrigation. A total of more than USD 12.89 thousand has been invested out of which USD 3.3 thousand equivalent 26% invested by the community. The system provided irrigation services to 70 ha of land. Table 1 below shows the brief on the major infrastructure development works implemented by SAPPROS to till
Table 1: Major Infrastructure Development Works
|SN||Types of Infrastructure||No. of System||Beneficiary
|Total Cost (NRs)||Community Contribution (NRs)||% of Contribution|
|2.||Irrigation from DWS||369||13,181||40,513,066||2,495,194||6.16|
|3.||Water Harvesting Tank||348||3,628||24,997,088||2,133,554||8.54|
|5.||Surface Water Irrigation||558||32,263||14,393,860||6,711,373||4.66|
|6.||Hand Tube Wells||477||632||2,022,326||988,832||48.90|
|13.||Heath Post/Sub Health Post Rehabilitation||115||10,481||5,352,623||312,200||5.83|
|14.||School Building/ Rehabilitation||606||35,764||83,131,898||8145,140||9.80|
- Organizational Development and Capacity Building
It emphasizes on the development of self-help type community organizations/ groups. It has formed a total of 3,700 saving and credit groups including 1022 women groups. These groups generate and augment different resources that help in carrying out various income generating activities through saving and credit organizations. This is envisioned in order to assist their own members and to foster long-term community growth both in terms of food security and overall socio-economic status. As of date a total of 366,613 households have been covered under various projects covering 1,472,734 members. Similarly, a total of 1453 users groups were formed in order to manage and operate community infrastructures.
Table 2 shows the summary of various training conducted and beneficiaries level.
Table 2: Skill Training
|Health & Sanitation||127||586||713|
Works at hand
Presently SAPPROS is working in eleven districts of WDR, MWDR and FWDR with the financial and logistic supports from different funding agency. Table 3 represents the project, project districts and funding agency.
Table 3: Ongoing Projects
|S. N.||Name of Project||Duration||Location||Budget||Funding Agency|
|1.||Livelihood Support for Earthquake Affected Population of Sindhupalchok District||
|Sindhupalchowk||Rs. 29,992,956 USD 274,492||Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) and Trocaire in Partnership for Nepal|
|2.||Capacity Building of ARP Stakeholders(Livestick shed Intervention) in Lamjung & Tanahu Districts||
|Lamjung and Tanahu||Rs.3,973,445
|3.||Developing Climate Resilient Livelihoods for
Local Communities through Public-Private Partnership for 500,000 Poor People in Western Nepal that Suffer from Climate Extremes and Disasters
01/01/2015 31/12 2017
|Doti & Dadeldhura||Rs. 117,092,272
|4.||Promoting Agriculture, Health and Alternative Livelihoods (PAHAL)|| 16/11 /2014
|Darchula, Bajhang, Bajura, Baitadi Dadeldhura||USD 2,570,000||USAID/ Mercy Corps/iDE Nepal|
|5.||Initiative for Agriculture Productivity and Commercialization (IAPAC)||01/05/2014
|Banke, Dang & Rolpa||Rs. 10,799,580
Organic dairy farm.
|7.||The Solar MUS for Sustainable Livelihoods Project (SolarMUS_II)||14/05/ 2015 13/05/ 2016||Surkhet, Kalikot, Rolpa, Dang, Kaski, Syangja, Gulmi and Kavre||Rs. 22,664,957
Big Lottery Fund/
|8.||EMOP III Phase||01/09/2015
|9.||EMOP Cash for Work||01/09/2015
|Samaritan Purse (SP)|
|10.||Market Access and Water Technology for Women (MAWTW)||01/10/ 2013 28/02/ 2016||Kailali, Doti & Dadeldhura||USD 178,338||USAID thru iDE Nepal|
|11.||Poverty Alleviation Program||2072/04/01
|Bajhang, Bajura & Mugu||Rs. 10,281,887||PAF|
|12.||Cattle Shed Construction for Earthquake Affected Areas||01/09/2015
|Lamjung & Tanahu||Rs. 22,086,512
|Adam Smith International Ltd|