2FTPP Access to Finance and Tourism Promotion Project

The hill and mountain districts of Nepal are remote, lacks infrastructure and economically less vibrant. Subsistence economic dependency, low productivity in agriculture and limited access to basic services has contributed to poverty in these districts. There is a pronounced inequity in terms of development in Hill and Mountain regions of Nepal resulting into poverty, sustainable livelihoods and limited access to finance. SP currently implements Access to Finance and Tourism Promotion Project (A2FTPP) in Taplejung, Ilam, Panchthar, Accham and Bajura districts through funding support of SP UK 's a sister concern with the major highlights in:
Access to finance
Tourism in Kanchenjunga region


SEDRA 'Sustainable Economic Development in Rural Areas in Nepal'

'Sustainable Economic Development in Rural Areas in Nepal' as a consortium partner Business and Financing Consulting (BFC Switzerland). SEDRA has twofold objective:
Strengthen capacity of two local partner banks in order to expand their rural and agricultural MSME lending business and increase access to finance for rural and agricultural enterprises.
Improve financial literacy and business capacities' of rural and agricultural enterprises in order to increase their knowledge of financial products, agricultural technologies and good practices as a means to foster their productivity and commercialization.


Samriddha Pahad Project- Phase 2

Samriddha Pahad UK, in agreement with the Kangchenjunga Conservation Area Management Council Taplejung, Deurali Society Terathum and Mahila Jagaran Sangh Ilam, is implementing the Samriddha Pahad project with its core funding in Tehrathum district and four remote VDCs of Taplejung district (Lelep, Yamphundin, Tapethok, and O'Gola). The project is to be implemented over three years from May 2015 to April 2017, with a budget of USD 203,329.
The project aims to facilitate access to innovative and appropriate financial services focusing on the Wholesale Financing Model. The project will build the capacity of cooperatives/groups in remote areas of the target districts with the objective of playing a catalytic role in promoting financial services to 6,300 community people with 30 cooperatives directly benefiting from the project.


Samriddha Pahad Project- Phase 1

The Blueberry Hill Charitable Trust implemented Phase 1 of the Samriddha Pahad project in three eastern districts of Nepal (Ilam, Panchthar and Taplejung) over two years (July 2012 to July 2014) with a total budget of USD 350,015. The project reached 2,050 households in the hill and mountain communities to build their capacity in financial literacy and enhance their livelihood skills. In addition, to bridge the gap between demand and access to financial services, the project facilitated linkages between banks and financial institutions and community institutions.


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