Nawa Jeewan Samaj Sewa (NJSS), Sunsari
Sunsari | Province 1
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.
Organisational Strategic Information
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.
Identity, Equity, Integrity, Participatory, learning by doing.
Geographic Areas Covered
Sunsari District (Itahari Sub-metropolitan city) & Adjacent Districts (Morang).
HIV infected people and their families, Christian Community, People with lack of access to health, education, rights and income source.
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)
Aitabare, Itahari – 4, Sunsari
025-582728 firstname.lastname@example.org www.umn.org.np/partners/njss
Manoj Shrestha, Chairperson
Last Updated: September 2019