SEED organization has been working in the field of social service and humanity well being
in Dang district since its foundation for the social inclusion of marginalized community,
economic, social and cultural growth and developement. SEED has conducted several projects
in co-operation with different national and internationl donar organizations and local bodies,
civil society organizations and local community organizations.
Following are the past projects conducted by SEED organization.
1. SEED in partnership with Action Aid Nepal (AAN):
SEED worked with AAN (2003 – 2012) in livelihoods, rights and dignity. In addition to livelihoods, conflict affected people were supported through Occupational Skill Development Training, Children Scholarships, Income Generation and Women Leadership Training and REFLECT classes friendly Centre. Improvement of socioeconomic and educational status was made through proper utilization of local resources with budget tracking, specially poor, women, children, Dalit, disables and backward groups.
2. SEED in partnership with UNDP/SPDI:
SEED Nepal in partnership with UNDP/SPDI Kathmanduu had conducted "Local Peace and Development program" from 2003 to 2004. Economic status and capacity building of poor, conflict affected people, Dalits and indigenous groups to grow income through groups, occupational training, agriculture, store shop, animal husbandry and for peace education programs were conducted. These programs had improved their socio economic, educational status and had developed social tolerance and cooperation among them.
Income Generation and School Construction Program for Poor's and Conflict affected family was conducted from 2004 to 2005 targeting these groups to improve their socioeconomic and educational status by animal husbandry (pig, goat), store shop, vegetable farming programs among others. Construction of primary school of Dalits at Kauwagahari in their habitats was major achievement for poor and conflict affected children.
4. SEED in partnership with Save the children Japan(SCJ)
SEED in partnership with Save the Children Japan (SCJ): SEED Nepal through its leveraged organizational fund conducts DRR related activities such as awareness, drill activity and other precautions related to DRR in schools. "Quality Education" project was conducted from 2007 to 2010 ensuring child involvement, child friendly school, availability of educational and sports material, child scholarships along with school improvement program at community level. Similarly, various capacity building trainings to teachers, availability of pure drinking water, latrine construction, Tharu mother tongue education, school good governance, transparency and accountability, educational tours and construction of concrete buildings for school programs was undertaken. In addition to the assigned program, SEED engaged on providing education on disaster and way to manage situation before, during and after disaster
5. "Youth Self Employment and Substantial Agriculture program" in collaboration with Ministry of Youths and Sports
In cooperation with Ministry of Youths and Sports "Youth Self Employment and Substantial Agriculture program" from 2009 to 2011 was conducted. Targeting poor, jobless and opportunity lacking youths through agriculture was major focus and community people were empowered and trained on various fields of agriculture with new technologies and scientific methods of farming though professional agriculturist trainers. These agriculture trainings provided were ‘Off season vegetable farming, Compost fertilizer, Herbal pesticides, Seed cultivation methods, layout formation for seedlings and nursery, local seeds protection and promotion where youth farmers’ were trained and imparted knowledge about agriculture. This has helped the youth farmers to take agriculture occupation as an effective and substantial employment for them.
6. Developed skills and income generation program under Local Adaptation Plan of Action (LAPA) project (2017-2019)
Capacity building of the local Civil Society Organizations (CSO) based on adult learning cycle and theory of change: SEED Nepal worked on CCA and DRR mainstreaming in regular planning process of the local bodies through its on-going program on enhancing resilience of climate vulnerable communities engaging schools where awareness was primary focus.
Collaborative approach among civil society and government: Livelihoods approach for poor and capacity strengthening of local authorities in implementation for mainstreaming CCA & DRR in local planning process and Civil Society Organizations became central focus of SEEd. In all its implemented projects, capacity of various actors on CCA and DDR including schools for knowledge and safety was undertaken in its program area.