Family Support and Empowerment Program in Nepal

As on of the poorest countires in the world, Nepal has been virtually crippled by years of poor governance nd civil unrest. With hte average annual wage standing at hardly it's not surprising that the economically impoverished condition of a child's family is our single most encountered reason fo a child not attending school, Whether an elder child has been sent to work in order to supplement the family's income or a child turns to the street to seek refuge from an abusive alcoholice parent at home the problem can usually be traced back to a few ever present factors the most apparent one being proverty.

It makes sense then , that if we are to be truly successful in our mission. we must attempt to ensure that the families of children we assist are provided with access to sustainable incomes. Sufficient to provide for their own children's specific needs and helped towareds a dignified independence from charitable hand outs. There's not much long-term benefit to be had by simply paying for a child's education indefinitely. In cat if tanken as the overalll solution, it generally proves to be somewhat counter productive especially in term of relieving parents of their reponsibilities and crating an extremelyu dumagin situation of dependence. It is for this very reason that we have begun investingating possibilities of working on aa case by case basis to improve the family income generation potential of each child's family.