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Nepal Dalit Jagaran Kendra

Nepal Dalit Jagaran Kendra (NDJK) will work in three Village Development Committee areas of Siraha district aiming to liberate bonded labourers and empower them to reduce their vulnerability.

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GRANT AMOUNT

TOTAL AMOUNT GRANTED

$40,496

GRANT AWARDED DATE

NUMBER OF GRANTS

1

NDJK will carry out non-formal adult education, including discussions about specific human rights and how to identify actions to address root causes of slavery. They will hold after-school tutoring classes and child clubs to sustain children’s school attendance and help them share knowledge in the communities. They will arrange health camps in the communities and form self-help groups so that women can save together and invest in income-generating activities. They will help community members strengthen their demands on local government for their basic rights.

LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

13 Months

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

December 2014

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$40,496

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

South-Eastern Nepal

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