ADWAN MILESTONES 1998-2023
Updated: Nov 6
For the past 25 years, ADWAN Nepal has been at the forefront of crusading for equality and empowerment of Nepal's so-called Dalits and marginalized communities through its socio-economic, advocacy, livelihood, and education programs. We've achieved numerous milestones in our struggle, and continue to work tirelessly towards creating a more just and equal society for all.
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ADWAN's Impacts Factsheet
ADWAN works through education, literacy-led saving groups and awareness programs and ADWAN women become catalysts for social change, especially in terms of children’s education, awareness on domestic violence and caste-class-gender relations. ADWAN aims to foster a measure of economic independence and education, to boost self-esteem, and to instill solidarity and a sense of national pride. Here are some measured ADWAN facts about positive impact on women and children. The total of 150,446 + women and girls were benefited from ADWAN’s works from 1998 through 2023.
There are total of 223 Women groups affiliated with ADWAN. In these groups, 5,880 women and girls are directly involving as member from Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, Tanahu, Gulmi, Kailali, Mugu, Jhapa, Ilam, Kailali, Gulmi, Palpa and Rupendehi. And, total of 23,140+ women and girls are benefited.
School Uniform Distribution program: Total of 16,745 students of Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, Sarlahi, Tanahu, Gulmi, Mugu, Jhapa and Ilam.
Individual Sponsorship Program: Total of 1,032 students of Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, Gulmi, Kailali, Parpat, Tanahu and Sarlahi.
Ambitious Girls' Fund: Total of 666 Girls from of Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, Gulmi, Kailali, Parpat, Tanahu and Sarlahi.
Technical Education support: Total of 19 girls (Staff Nurse, ANM, CMA, Lab Technician, JTA, Law and other health education)
Early Child Education Program: Total of 3,450 children of Gorkha and Baglung.
Adult Education Classes: Total of 3,321 Adults Women from affiliated groups.
Other Capacity Enhancement training: Total of 686 women and girls including board members and staffs.
Day care Center: Total of 14 girls from slum areas of Ratnanagar, Chitwan.
Total beneficiaries: 25,880+ girls and boys.
Basic Skill Development training (7 day): Total of 5,230 Women and Girls of Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, Tanahu, Mugu, Jhapa and Ilam.
Short-term Skills development Training (28 days): Total of 1,398 women and girls Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, Tanahu, Mugu, Jhapa and Ilam.
Entrepreneurship Capacity Development Training: 6,430 women and girls of Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, Tanahu, Mugu, Jhapa and Ilam.
SMEs Establishment Training: Total of 5,041 women and girls.
Seed fund support to SMEs: Total of 5,041 women and girls.
Total beneficiaries: 23,140+ women and girls.
Workshop against "Gender Based Violence": Total of 6,465 Women & Girls of Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, and Tanahu.
Workshop against "Caste based Discrimination": Total of 6,465 women & Girls of Gorkha, Baglung, Arghakhanchi, Chitwan, and Tanahu.
Workshop on " The Caste-Based Discrimination and Untouchability (Offence and Punishment) Act, 2068 (2011): Total of 5,535 women and girls.
Workshop on "Human Rights provisioned in Constitution of Nepal": Total of 4,525 women and girls.
Awareness program on SDGs: Total of 1,500 women and girls
Training on Social Accountability Tools: Total of 1,340 Women and girls
Capacity Development Training: Total of 634 women and girls.
Total beneficiaries: 26,464+ women and girls.
COVID 19, Relief Beneficiaries:
1. Food Item: Number of Household : 1,172 (4,376+ persons)
2. Cash for Work:Person: 375
Total beneficiaries: 5,751+ people
Community people: Approx. 21,575 of Shahid Lakhan & Gandaki Rural Municipality through the 14 health posts of Shahid Lakhan and 4 health post of Gandaki Rural Municipality.
Total Covid-19 relief beneficiaries: 27,326+
Earthquake relief beneficiaries: 6,379 households x 4:
Total beneficiaries: 25,496 people
Total ADWAN benefited so far: 150,446 + people