Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program ( SABAL)
ABC Nepal initiated SABAL program (funded by Stromme Foundation, Norway) in 6 village Development Committee – Pokharvindi, Dhakdhai, Bagaha, Basantapur, Pajarkatti and Bodawar in rupandehi district since June 2011. The program was designed for 3 years incorporating in four major intervention lines (IL) with ABC Nepal program priorities.The overall objective of the SABAL program is to improve the quality of life of adolescent girls and their families through social and economic development activities such as : Life skill training, skills development trainings,introduction of formal and nonformal education , initiating income generating activities by Self Help Groups.
Subha Yatra is a safe mgration project initiated in 2011 with the financial support of European Union , Austrian Development Agency, CARE osterreich and CARE Nepal. The overall goal of the project was to promote safe migration and protecting rights of female migrant workers through mobilization and strengthening response of civil society . Subha Yatra has 2 specific objectives : a) Strengthen capacities and linkages of civil society organizations along the mobility continuum to prevent and address exploitative migration and trafficking . b) Empower potential female migrants to make informed choices/decisions about migration.
Women’s Leadership development Programme
ABC Nepal has been conducting leadership training for women since 1992. The main objective of the program are to develop self- confidence among women and provide them information about female related issues such as trafficking, Violence against women, health, hygiene, and promotion of agro-forestry , income generating activities, HIV/AIDS, women’s status , legal and civil rights, nonformal education and cooperatives. More than 4000 women are trained
Better Life Programme for Adolescent girls
ABC Nepal started the Better Life Programme for Adolescent girls in 1995 , in two of the most prone district for Trafficking: Ramechhap and Nawalparasi. The organization provided the girls with non-formal education in the family and life skill training for IGA.
Skill Development Training Programme for women and girls
ABC Nepal provided various skill trainings such as : sewing/Tailoring, Bamboo crafting , Mushroom Farming , Food processing , candle making , Kitchen gardening,fabric/textile painting and animal husbandry in close coordination with various service providers.
Formationa nd support of women’s cooperatives
ABC Nepal provides seed money and training for rural women to help them form sawing and credit groups with IGAs. The project facilitated more than 250 women’s cooperatives and has achieved economic sustainability.
Formal and Nonformal Education
Gainful Employment Opportunities
The objective of the program : to build the capacities of high-risk girls from Dalit and other deprived families and trafficking survivors in Nepal in developing their vocational skills. It provides nonformal education, skill development training with material support and also supported in job placement.
Cross Border programme
The programme was first implemented in four districts , Morang, Dhanusha, Siraha and Rupandehi, supported by Planatte Infant. The programme major objective was to prevent girls trafficking and create a long lasting network composed of Nepalese NGOs, elected woen members of VDCs and DDCs. Nepal Police personnel-particularly form women and child protection centers.
- HIV/AIDS and Migration Project, funded by Danish Embassy in 32 VDC of Morang and Sunsari district (eastern part of Nepal) – Six years project.
- We Can Project, funded by OXFAM/GV related to violence against women – 4 years Project.
- Health services program in the community, supported by Doctor of the World, USA -3 years Project.
- Domestic violence law and trafficking, funded by Save the Children, Norway, 1 year
- Anti-trafficking project in collaboration with Government of Nepal, Ministry of women, children and social welfare – ongoing
- Economic Empowerment of women through various skill development training, funded by Ministry of Labor, Nepal Government
- Cross Boarder Project with Planet Infants in 11 districts of Nepal, supported by EU
- Care and support for the victim of trafficking and other form of violence, supported by Landmark Foundation, Sweden