South Asia

Category Archives: Project News

Tdh Nepal celebrates handover of school building

Tdh Germany Nepal celebrated a significant achievement with the completion and handing over of a new building of Janajyoti Basic (Primary) School to the school’s Management Committee. The school reconstruction was supported by CHL Luxembourg through terre des hommes Germany

A programme organized on the school premises in Panauti Municipality Ward No. 1, Budapokhari Rayale, Kavrepalanchowk on 6th October, 2018 was inaugurated by The Right Honourable Chairperson of the Nepal National Assembly Mr. Ganesh Prasad Timilsina.

The Mayor of Panauti Municipality, The Chair of Panauti Municipality Ward No. 1 and 150 parents, teachers, students and media persons were also present. Honourable Mr. Timilsina made a highly appreciated speech about quality education and the roles of the School Management Committee, teachers, parents and local government in achieving education goals. Mr. Bhim Prasad Neupane, Mayor of Panauti Municipality, in his address to the gathering committed to supporting schools to provide quality education.

Chairperson of the SMC Mr. Krishna Bahadur Shrestha presented a perspective on the activities undertaken through the project “Recovery and Reconstruction of Living Conditions in Earthquake Affected Districts in Phase II”.

The project is financed by tdh Germany in partnership with Navjyoti Centre Kathmandu and ARSOW Nepal. Mr Shreshtha commended tdh Germany’s support and its integrated working modality and requested the project be extended in the area, with a matching commitment of funds from Panauti Municipality.

The function saw local youth perform the traditional Dhime dance, with school children also contributing traditional dance performances.


Annadi and Gantar are Gujarat based organizations working with children engaged in child labour in the cotton growing area of Gujarat. The project envisages intervening in education, sustainable agriculture, livelihood and health specifically for migrant families and villagers in general. The project’s main objective is to make the cotton field free of the child labors, thus there are farms schools/bridge schools to engage the children in the education and then enroll them in the local government schools. This would help in eradicating child labour in the cotton field.

The project also target to elevate the living stand of the migrant and marginalize families by providing training on agro-based income generation and enhancing micro credits among the women and youths to have sustainable livelihood and income.

The project also promotes sustainable agriculture by practicing organic farming and use of safety appliances among the famers.

Abhiyan –India-16-18

Taking forward the effort of community mobilization in the last one year where some of the key achievements have been that support education systems has created learning opportunities, organized community to take up development initiative. Programmes in the second phase of the project will be implemented in 9 hamlets of Jehanabad district of Bihar where status of education and RTE implementation is still very poor. These 9 hamlets which have been identified by Abhiyan are far behind the mainstream. Education, Health, hygiene is the main problem with the Mushar community which is due to the poverty and discrimination faced by the community in large. In continuation with some of the former results the project will be continued further for 2 years with the objective of streamlining and strengthening educational and nutritional status of the Mushar children by strengthening implementation of RTE and ICDS programme in 9 Mushar hamlets the project will be continued in the same Dalit hamlets where education and health need of children will be focused and advocacy efforts will be initiated to make the service provider regular and accountable, the community will even be facilitated to take the benefits of the government schemes to improve their overall living condition.