Jagatjyoti Community Development Society (JCDS)
Dhading | Province 3
History and Key Successes of the Organisation
A Brief History of the Organisation
Jagatjyoti Community Development Society (JCDS) is a local Non-Governmental Organisation, established by forty six energetic youth from Maidi VDC. Their aim was to transform traditional harmful practices in the rural part of Dhading district.
During the organisation’s initial phase they focused on event based activities like cultural programmes, sanitation camping, youth camps. They have a clear vision as to how the organisation might serve the community in the future. They have developed their organisation’s systems with various policies, guidelines and procedures and are in a good position to move successfully forward.
JCDS has been implementing various community development programmes including mediation programmes, mental health programmes, advocacy and anti-human trafficking programmes.
Organisational Strategic Information
A prosperous and dignified society fulfilling their basic needs.
Support to the marginalised community to help them access basic services through optimum use of local resources and social empowerment.
To improve the livelihoods of target communities.
- Maximum mobilization of local resources and enhance access to public services;
- To improve farming systems by using equipment and technology;
- To bring positive changes in many aspects of health;
- To increase incomes through skills and capacity building;
- To establish social harmony through social justice and empowerment.
Social service; justice and love; commitment; sensitivity to environment and nature.
Geographic Areas Covered
Nilakantha Municipality, Tripura Sundari and Jwalamukhi Rural Municipalities.
Women & children; Dalits; Kumals; people living with mental health problems.
Sustainable Livelihood; Health & Sanitation; Peace & Mediation; Environmental Sustainability.
Networks and Affiliations
Member and Staff Diversity
Current Partnership/Donors (maximum of three)
Phased Out Projects (maximum of three)
016-922430 firstname.lastname@example.org www.umn.org.np/partners/jcds
Dhurba K. Shrestha, Chairperson
Last Updated: September 2019