Success Stories

  • Improved water mill: Helps to change life of Widow
    Improved water mill: Helps to change life of Widow
    January 26, 2016
    “Where there’s a will there’s a way”. This statement perfectly fits to Kaushalya. Her determination to improve and run water mill not only benefited her family but she is derived as a real model in conservative society demonstrating that single women can also gain respected position in society if there is a will. Read More.......................
  • Accelerated Commercialization of Photovoltaic Water Pumping Project in Nepal
    Accelerated Commercialization of Photovoltaic Water Pumping Project in Nepal
    January 04, 2016
    Mr. Bhim Gurung, like many lead farmers in Surkhet had significantly increased his farm income building on training and agricultural support received from the District Agriculture Development Office and USAID’s Knowledge-based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition (KISAN) project. However, he was still leaving his farm barren for around 6 months during the dry season due to lack of irrigation. He and his neighbors were not aware of technologies available to lift water from a spring flowing 60 meters below their land.
  • Starting Poultry and Orange Farming after Vocational Training
    Starting Poultry and Orange Farming after Vocational Training
    July 08, 2013
    Mr. Shiv Thapa, 30, of Gaindakot VDC – 9 says - I was really tired of toiling in Dubai, Qatar for so long, so I returned from the Middle East. I used to do very hard manual labor work with very low financial incentive. My father was so sad to know that I couldn’t pay back the loan around Rs. 600,000 ($7,058.82) taken for my foreign employment job processing. I decided to do something in my own village.
  • Lighting up Rural Households
    January 10, 2013
    Nirmaya B.K., a resident of Moulatandi, Banimanipur VDC of Nawalparasi, is a member of Nava Pratibha Saving and Credit Cooperative and has obtained loan for various activities.
  • Woman-led Employment from SHS Lighting
     Woman-led Employment from SHS Lighting
    December 19, 2012
    Jin Kumari Soti, 29, is local resident of Galda village development committee – 8, Palpa and affiliated with Andhakarmukti Saving and Credit Cooperative Limited of Palpa district. She has two school-going children. With the help of her husband she is operating a small restaurant business in her house along the road-side. She is active saving member of the cooperative, saving Rs. 120 each month.
  • Solar Home System in Nawalparasi (Nirmaya)
    July 21, 2011
    The effort made by Winrock International, in support of UNEP Climate Finance Innovation Facility (CFIF), to extend the reach of SHS in rural households through credit financing, has been beneficial to the communities in the off-grid areas of Nepal.
  • Solar Home System in Nawalparasi (Ganisara)
    July 21, 2011
    Winrock International's effort to extend the reach of SHS in rural households through credit financing, in support of UNEP Climate Finance Innovation Facility (CFIF), has proved to be advantageous for the beneficiaries in off-grid areas of Nepal.
  • Brick Maker buys Land
    Brick Maker buys Land
    December 24, 2010
    Throughout the Terai area of Nepal there are landless communities of ethnic Madeshi's who work as day laborers for landowners during the rice growing season and work as general laborers the rest of the year to scrape together resources to feed their family.

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