Holistic Development Projects

Integrated Package for Holistic Development of MUSAHAR community of Bhaluwa VDC in Sunsari District


Time Period: 2014 to 2017
Project Partner: FEMI
Project Area:Musahar Community, Bhaluwa, Sunsari
Direct Constituents: 212 families

The goal of the project is to create an environment where holistic development of Dalit (Musahar, Paswan and other so called untouchable castes) community of Duhabi-Bhaluwa municipality could be achieved by increasing access to health services, education and livelihood; enabling them to make choices and utilize opportunities. The target population consists are Dalit communities living in three clusters in Duhabi-Bhaluwa Municipality.

Immediate Results
  • Birthing center supported for construction
  • Installation of 13 tube wells
  • 109 Dalits enrolled in Community Based Health Insurance
  • A total of 88 families constructed toilets
Outcome (until December 2015)
  • Reduced drop out of students from the school
  • All families have at least one family member making minimum NRS 7500 per month
  • More than 50% HH are ensured by community based health insurance
  • 100% birth registration of new born babies
  • 74 % have Citizenship Card