USAID'S Business Literacy Program in Nepal
Social, Environment, and Economic Development Program
The three-year, $ 4.09 million USAID's Business Literacy Program in Nepal is part of the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future (FTF) Initiative. The project seeks to achieve initiative’s goal of 'increased resilience of vulnerable communities and household' by enabling access to agricultural and nutrition interventions and business opportunity for women, youth, disadvantaged castes, and ethnic minorities. The project will target 48,000 beneficiaries in USAID’s 20 focus districts in the west, mid-west, and far-west regions and build skills related to Literacy and numeracy, Nutrition education, Life skills, Entrepreneurial skill and Access to finance.
In the first phase, the project will operate in 10 districts in the mid-west: Banke, Bardia, Dailekh, Dang, Jajarkot, Pyuthan, Rolpa, Rukum, Salyan and Surkhet.
In the second phase, it will target six districts in the far-west –Achham, Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Doti, Kailali and Kanchanpur – and four districts in the western region –Arghakhachi, Gulmi, Kapilvastu, and Palpa.
The project works closely with the Government of Nepal’s Non-Formal Education Centre, District Education Offices and Village Development Committees. It also coordinates with other ongoing USAID projects such as Knowledge Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition, Suaahara, Health For Life, and Sajhedari.
A. Develop business literacy training materials
B. Develop Trainers
Select and build capacity of 150 Master Trainers, and 2,000 Community Trainers.
C. Deliver business literacy training
Organize 48 weeks long training for 48,000 beneficiaries
The project’s target beneficiaries will achieve: Improved literacy and numeracy, Improved life skills, Improved awareness of nutrition and child health practices, Increased entrepreneurial skills, Improved access to financial services and Increased access to productive economic resources.
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