Nawa Jeewan Samaj Sewa (NJSS), Sunsari

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Nawa Jeewan Samaj Sewa (NJSS), Sunsari

History and Key Successes of the Organisation

A Brief History of the Organisation

Nawa Jeewan Samaj Sewa (NJSS) is a non-Government Christian organisation, registered in the District Administration Office, Sunsari in 2004. This organisation has been serving the people of Eastern Nepal from the initial stages in the name and love of Jesus Christ. It is a group of united Pastor Leaders of Itahari Sub Metropolitan City Christian Society. It represents a common vision of Christian Leaders in Itahari where churches work together for holistic development.

NJSS has been serving in the areas of Health (HIV & AIDS), Disaster Management and Climate Change from the beginning. In the past NJSS worked on child rights (formation of child clubs, right based education, and training to child clubs) supported by World Vision. It also worked on a disaster mitigation programme with UNDP. Relief materials were distributed from various International and National Christian Organisations.

Its partnership with UMN started in 2005. NJSS has developed organisational and technical capacity to run the social development programme. It has been implementing HIV prevention, community home based care, ASRH education for youth and integral mission activities with churches in the eastern region.

   Key Successes and Achievements of the Organisation:
  • NJSS is well recognised in the community as an organisation working in the field of HIV and AIDS;
  • Our services are guided by organisational policies and guidelines;
  • Developed human resources in different fields i.e. HIV and AIDS, Gender, Strategic plans and policy development, Peer Education, ASRH, Sangsangai, proposal writing etc.;
  • NJSS has been providing home based care support to 60 PLHIVs;
  • Increased HIV and AIDS awareness within the targeted communities.

Organisational Strategic Information

DAO Reg. No.  1085/1048-2004
SWC Affiliation No.  17456/2061
PAN No.  304368189

Harmonious and Equitable Society.


To play a role for rights and justice on behalf of backward and marginalised Christian and non-Christian community, youth, children and poor through community health and environment programmes.


Increase access to benefits and services of marginalised people.

  • Prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and its related illness and death;
  • Improve women and children’s health;
  • Increase access to public services and participation in holistic development;
  • Increase income sources of poor and marginalised people;
  • Raise awareness and understanding of climate change and disaster management.
Core Values

Identity, Equity, Integrity, Participatory, learning by doing.

Geographic Areas Covered

Sunsari District (Itahari Sub-metropolitan city) & Adjacent Districts (Morang).

Target Beneficiaries

HIV infected people and their families, Christian Community, People with lack of access to health, education, rights and income source.

Thematic Focus

Health & Education, Livelihood, Environment, Holistic Development.

Networks and Affiliations

Member and Staff Diversity

Current Partnership/Donors (maximum of three)

Phased Out Projects (maximum of three)

Organisational Growth

Contact Details

Aitabare, Itahari – 4, Sunsari

Manoj Shrestha, Chairperson

Dhan Bdr. Tamang, Secretary
Tabita Subba, Co-ordinator

Last Updated: September 2019

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