Sundar Samaj Nirman Samuha (SSNS)
Sunsari | Province 1
History and Key Successes of the Organisation
A Brief History of the Organisation
Sundar Samaj Nirman Samuha (SSNS) was established in 1999 to improve women’s health in Pachakanya VDC of Sunsari. Just after registration with the District Administration Office, SSNS became a partner with the Family Planning Association of Nepal to address women’s reproductive health issues in Pachakanya VDC. Then it started a family planning clinic with the support of Pachakanya VDC office. In the meantime, NGO/CBO Participatory Learning and Advisory Project (NPLAP) supported SSNS in its organisational development which it lacked since its establishment.
Similarly, it was involved in a Tuberculosis control programme supported by Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT) in 2004. After a year its services expanded to addressing the rights of people with disabilities with the support of World Vision. It has also supported the declaration of an open defecation free village since 2008.
After partnership with UMN, it has growth significantly. It has own clear and systematic operating system which helped the community to get its effective services on time.
Organisational Strategic Information
Established healthy, prosperous and beautiful society.
Ensure the access of target group to basic services and facilities though community empowerment and capacity building.
Improved the health, education and social status of women and children.
- Ensure the access of community towards basic services (health, education and employment);
- Institutional development and capacity building of community organisations;
- Improved the life style of community through sustainable livelihoods;
- Increased social harmony through peace and reconciliation;
- Increase awareness on climate change, its adaptation and mitigation practices to community.
Transparency & Accountability, Innovative & Creativity, Inclusive, Sustainability, Priority to poor and marginalised communities.
Geographic Areas Covered
Dharan Sub -Metropolitan and Koshi Rural Municipality.
Women, Children, Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi and other marginalised communities.
Health, Education and Livelihoods.
Networks and Affiliations
Member and Staff Diversity
Current Partnership/Donors (maximum of three)
Phased Out Projects (maximum of three)
Dharan -23, Sunsari
025-552017 firstname.lastname@example.org www.umn.org.np/partners/ssns
Tara Rai, Chairperson
Last Updated: September 2019