Prayatnasil Community Development Society (PRAYAS-NEPAL)

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Prayatnasil Community Development Society (PRAYAS-NEPAL)

History and Key Successes of the Organisation

A Brief History of the Organisation

Prayatnasil Community Development Society (PRAYAS-Nepal) is a Non-Governmental Organisation dedicated towards improving livelihoods, health, good-governance and the well-being of poor and marginalised people. PRAYAS Nepal focuses on children, women, marginalised and rural communities. It aims to set holistic development goals to create a transformed and interdependent Nepali society.
From its inception, PRAYAS-Nepal has worked with Nepalese children to provide quality education, dignity and respect within families, food security, income generating support, health and security regardless of their gender, ethnicity and religion.
PRAYAS-Nepal was established by a team of Nepalese nationals.

   Key Successes and Achievements of the Organisation:
  • Geographical coverage has been expanded up to Gorkha and Nuwakot and planning to cover Rasuwa as well;
  • Developed a five year strategic plan from which fifteen programmes have been designed, formulated and implemented.

Organisational Strategic Information

DAO Reg. No.  438/058/59
SWC Affiliation No.  14121/2059
PAN No.  302037931

To create an equitable society with social justice.


To work for the positive transformation of the socio-economic issues in society and individuals, through capacity enhancement and the optimum utilization of locally available resources.


Healthy, vibrant and dignified live for children, women and other backward or oppressed communities.

  • To promote sustainable livelihoods;
  • To enhance access to safe drinking water and sanitation;
  • To promote quality education;
  • To ensure human rights for all including senior citizens, women and children;
  • To establish good governance and advocate for quality services;
  • To promote disaster management and protection of the environment.
Core Values

Equity & equality, transparency, participation, love & service, awareness of environment.

Geographic Areas Covered

Dhading district and a few parts of Gorkha and Nuwakot district.

Target Beneficiaries

Children, marginalised women and rural communities.

Thematic Focus

Education; Health; Livelihoods; Good Governance and Advocacy.

Networks and Affiliations

Member and Staff Diversity

Current Partnership/Donors (maximum of three)

Phased Out Projects (maximum of three)

Organisational Growth

Contact Details

Dhadingbesi, Dhading

Usha B.K, Chairperson

Gobinda Prasad Pandit, Treasurer
Damodar Aryal, Executive Director

Last Updated: September 2019

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