1. The German Leprosy Relief and Tuberculosis Relief Association (GLRA):
GLRA has financially supported Enablement Nepal through Enablement Netherlands. From the date of establishment of Enablement Nepal, GLRA has provided seed fund to for the organizational development with a view that we would be able to successfully contribute on capacity building on the field of disability. Enablement Nepal appreciates the support received from GLRA without which it could not function as a strong organization.
2. Research on Community Based Rehabilitation: Exploring the Gap Between Roles and Competence of CBR Field Staff in Nepal
In 2015, A Master's Degree student named Jelske Rozing from International Public Health University: VU University Amsterdam conducted this research on CBR in Nepal. Enablement Nepal supported and conducted the research work here in Nepal.
During the research data were collected from various CBR Organizations in all five development regions of Nepal. About 17 organizations were visited accross the country. The research report can be viewed from the URL below:
3. International Trainings:
Training of Trainers on Community Based Rehabilitation was organized by Enablement Nepal for the participants from East Timore and Pakistan in 2014 and 2016 respectively.
These two week residential trainings were provided by well experienced and renowned facilitator Mr. Huib Cornielje from Enablement Netherlands. Both the trainings were provided at Dhulikhel Lodge Resort, Dhulikhel and participants were also taken for field visits and city tour.
4. Leprosy Relief Initiative (LRI) Project:
“LRI Breaking down barriers: strategies to include people with physical disabilities, with a specific focus on people with disabilities due to leprosy, in agriculture in Nepal”
Starting Year: January 2016
End Year: December 2018
Project Area: Morang and Gorkha districts
Enablement Nepal and Consortium has been awarded with Leprosy Relief Initiative (LRI) Grant: “LRI Breaking down barriers: strategies to include people with physical disabilities, with a specific focus on people with disabilities due to leprosy, in agriculture in Nepal” is the newly awarded two years research project. Enablement Nepal along with Netherland Leprosy Mission (NLR) Meta Meta, Rampur Campus and Enablement Netherlands is going to carry out this research.
Objective of the reserach:
To study the effect of better access to water for agriculture on the wellbeing and inclusion of people with physical disabilities and their families.
5. Food and Voice Training:
Inclusive access to food security and sexual and reproductive health rights for women with disability by improving their skills to influence their policies and programmes.
Start Date of the training: 1st September 2016
End Date of the training: 1st April 2017
Lead partner for this training programme is Enablement Netherlands.
With the funding support from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and EP- Nuffic, Enablement Nepal organized a training program for 17 participants from Nepal Disabled Women Association. Enablement Nepal will ensure logistics and management in close collaboration with NDWA. Enablement Nepal will be responsible for Training, On-Site coaching, monitoring and Project Evaluation.
Follow up training will also be organized.
Objective of the Training:
- The 17 trainees from Nepal Disabled Women Association will be able to support the local chapters for accessing services and programmes on food security and sexual and reproductive rights. Furthermore, they will also have adequate competency to develop and provide training for different chapters of organization in advocacy on food security and SRHR. Also they will be able to do practical researches related to poverty reduction and reproductive rights as basis for their lobby.
- The long term goal of this training course is to assure inclusive and adapted targeting of girls and women with disability (G/WWD) in food security and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).
- The short term objective of the training is to improve the access to food security and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for girls and women with disabilities.
6. Agreement with Alliance for Social Dialogue (ASD):
Study on “Implementation of Supreme Court Verdicts related with the Persons with Disabilities (PwDs)”.
Start date: 1 August 2016
End date: 30 October ,2016
Enablement Nepal will conduct a comparative research of the Supreme Court Verdicts pertaining to the rights of persons with disabilities whether or not they are delivered in line with the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD). Enablement Nepal will be responsible to oversee the implementation status of the decision that has been delivered by the Supreme Court.
Objectives of the agreement:
- To carry out an assessment of the implementation status of such Court Verdicts in practice
- To scrutinize whether these court verdicts are in line with CRPD spirit
- To make recommendation of the court verdicts/order.
7. Agreement with Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (2017)
Wheel chair accessible kitchen garden construction training project
19 days training was organized starting from 20th Feb, 2017 in SIRC, Sanga for the spinal injured person with disabilities.
Objective of the training:
To promote access of persons with disabilities to agro-enterprise, skill development and livelihood opportunities.
The specific objectives are as follows:
- Setting up a demonstration site at SIRC, Sanga, Kavre district.
- To conduct sustainable organic agriculture training to people with spinal-cord injury / persons with disabilities and their family,
- To provide required skills and knowledge on agriculture-based livelihood opportunities
8. Partnership with Open Society Foundations, U.S.A.
CRPD Article 13 Project: Ensuring Access to Justice for Person with Disabilities
Start Year: December 2016
End Year: January 2018
Project Area: Kathmandu, Sindhuli and Dolkha districts.
Objective of the project:
To increase access to justice for persons with disabilities in Nepal through evidence-based advocacy for positive changes in policy and practices.
The specific objectives of the project are:
- To identify gaps, challenges and opportunities through research for evidence-based based policy advocacy to address barriers for persons with disabilities in accessing justice
- To implement advocacy initiatives for fairness in the processes of resolving disputes for administration of justice and legal proceedings for persons with disabilities (promotion of disability inclusive procedural justice systems) in Nepal.
- To support implementation of CRPD (especially article 13) and achieve the targets of SDGs (especially Goal No. 16)
9. Together with Enablement Netherlands
Name of the project: Going Local: Advocacy skills to promote disability inclusive local governance in Nepal.
Funded by: Ministry of foreign affairs, Netherlands government and NUFFIC.
Start date: January 2018
End Date: December 2019
Introduction to the project:
This capacity building opportunity in the form of tailor made training has been designed in such a way that it leads to the capability of National Federation of the Disabled - Nepal to influence disability inclusive governance and subsequently to promote disability inclusive communities.
This TMT aims to contribute at strengthening the advocacy, coaching and monitoring capacity of NFDN’s staff and members at especially the provincial and local (government) level. This TMT addresses the following subjects: (1) Advocacy methods, (2) Act and rules of (local) governance, (3) Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, (4) Information, Education and Communication, (5) Local Community (Infrastructure) Development, (6) Social Development.
Long term objective of the project:
- NFDN staff and member organizations are bringing about change at local government level for inclusion of people with disabilities.
Short term objective of the project:
- More attention by NFDN and her member organizations for advocacy at a local (government) level for disability inclusive development.