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Janachetana Dalit Sangam

Janachetana Dalit Sangam (JDS) has worked with the landless, dalit, and haruwa-charuwa communities for over a decade. Due to JDS’ work, thousands of individuals are now living in more secure conditions and many have gained land ownerships. JDS will work with six village development committees in Nepal’s Saptari District.

GRANT AMOUNT

TOTAL AMOUNT GRANTED

$438,601

GRANT AWARDED DATE

NUMBER OF GRANTS

3

JDS aims to:

  • Form co-operatives of savings and credit groups to enable access to lower-interest loans as part of a bigger group.
  • Train individuals in income generating activities and entrepreneurship development
  • Provide emergency support to families affected by natural disasters or those in need of interim shelter and food following liberation from situations of bonded labour
  • Aim to liberate 30 Harawa-Charawa trapped in bonded labour and provide services and support.
  • Organise conferences for Harawa-Charawa, during which it will form networks to empower and engage local stakeholders, campaign for rights and raise awareness of issues
  • Offer a range of legal, psychosocial and health support to Harawa-Charawa individuals who require it and promote increased wages for agricultural labour
LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

1 Year

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

January 2019

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$83,036

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

South-Eastern Nepal

The grant will enable Janachetana Dalit Sangam to focus on activities such as:

  • organising haruwa-charuwa community members into community groups;
  • promoting economic empowerment;
  • increasing access to education for children of haruwa-charuwa communities, and
  • facilitating the liberation of haruwa-charuwa families.
LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

2 Years

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

January 2016

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$245,100

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

South-Eastern Nepal

JDS will focus on activities such as organisingHarawa-Charawa community members into community groups, promoting economic empowerment, increasing access to school for children of Harawa-Charawa communities and facilitating the liberation of Harawa-Charawa families.

LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

14 Months

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

November 2014

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$110,465

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

South-Eastern Nepal

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