HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal in the media

मसलाको पातबाट तेल निकालेर मनग्य आम्दानी

February 2017.
मसलाको पातबाट तेल निकाल्ने प्रविधिको विकास भएसँगै सर्लाहीमा साना ठूला गरी तेल निकाल्ने १९ वटा उद्योग स्थापना भएका छन् । एउटा उद्योगले करिब १५ देखि २५ जनालाई रोजगारी दिएको छ ।

सर्लाहीको श्रीपुर, सागरनाथ, इश्वरपुरलगायतका स्थानमा उद्योग सञ्चालनमा छन् । मसलाको वन बढी भएको क्षेत्रमा उद्योग बढी खोलिएको छ । मसलाको काँचो पातलाई मेसिनमा पानीको बाफले तताएर तेल निकाल्ने गरिन्छ । एउटा उद्योगबाट दिनमा ६ देखि ८ लिटरसम्म तेल निकाल्न सकिन्छ । एक लिटर तेल १२ सय देखि १५ सय सम्ममा बिक्री हुन्छ ।

इश्वपुर १० का उपेन्द्रकुमार चौधरीले दुई लाखको लागतमा उद्योग स्थापना गरेर मासिक ५० हजारसम्म कमाउने गरेका छन् । महिनामा तीन लाखसम्म कमाइ हुन्छ । सबै खर्च काटेर ५० हजारसम्म बच्ने गरेको चौधरीले बताए । पहिले खेतीपाती मात्र गर्ने चौधरीले अहिले खेतीपाती र उद्योग दुवैलाई सँगसँगै लगेको छ । ‘पहिले खेतको कमाइ मात्र थियो, घरखर्च चलाउन समस्या थियो’, चौधरीले भने, ‘अहिले उद्योगको आम्दानीबाट घरखर्च चलाउन सजिलो भएको छ ।’

Jooris Ndongozi Production Burundi reports on Trail Bridge Construction

January 2017
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal holds extensive experience and expertise of more than 40 years in developing promising yet cost-effective trail bridge technology in Nepal. Currently, it is providing technical assistance to the Government of Nepal for the implementation of a trail bridge programme. This expertise has now come of use not only in this Himalayan nation, but also in many other countries such as, Bhutan, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Switzerland, China, Honduras, Mozambique,Tanzania, Laos, Vietnam, Indonesia, Burundi, and Cameroon.
Republic of Burundi, Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Equipment implemented trail bridge pilot project (Seven trail bridges of Nepal Standard) in collaboration with HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation from 2013 till 2015. Jooris Ndongozi Production Burundi in collaboration with Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Equipment has prepared a video documentryrelated to trail bridges, Please watch this video here

झोलुंगे पुल प्रविधि : Coverage by The Kantipur

November, 2016
हो, इन्जिनियरिङ र प्रविधिको प्रयोग अनि विकासमा नेपाल धेरै पछि छ । तर, पत्याउन गाह्रो पर्छ, केही वर्षयता नेपाली माटोमै हुर्किएको एउटा प्रविधिको माग विदेशमा भइरहेको छ । त्यो हो– विकट भूबनोटमा समेत आवतजावतलाई अविश्वसनीय ढंगले सहज बनाउने झोलुंगे पुलको प्रविधि, जुन यतिबेला अरू विकासशील एवं अल्पविकसित मुलुकमा नेपाली ब्रान्ड साबित हुँदै छ ।
सुरुमा यो प्रविधि स्वीट्जरल्यान्ड र स्कटल्यान्डबाट नेपाल भित्रिएको हो । तर, नेपाली माटो सुहाउँदो ढंगले परिष्कृत गरिएको भोलुंगे पुलको यो प्रविधि अहिले विश्वका एक दर्जनभन्दा बढी मुलुकमा पुगिसकेको छ । यो प्रविधिलाई यो हदको लोकप्रिय बनाउनचाहिँ नेपाली प्राविधिककै 
प्रमुख भूमिका छ । स्वदेशमै चाहिँ कञ्चनपुरमा महाकाली नदीमाथि सर्वाधिक लामो र पर्वतमा कालीगण्डकीको गहिरो खोँचमाथि झोलुंगे पुल बनाएर नेपाली प्राविधिकले आफ्नो दक्षताको थप पुष्टि गरिसकेका छन् । दुई दशकदेखि यो प्रविधिसँग अभ्यस्त हुँदै आएका इन्जिनियर ज्ञानेन्द्रराज भण्डारी भन्छन्, “विदेशी प्रविधिलाई नेपाली प्राविधिकले माटो सुहाउँदो कसरी बनाउन सकिने रहेछ भन्नेसमेत व्यवहारमा उतारेर देखाएका छन् ।”

Bringing it all together-Reflections on partnerships

August 2016, Kathmandu
I’ve learned a lot about diversity, collaboration, life and development issues from spending the past seven plus years volunteering/working/living in India and Nepal.  I’ve come to realize that in the development sphere it is vital to have a “ground view” understanding of the people that we work with. Ideally this comes through being able to interact with others through their language.  However, even with my limited understanding/speaking ability of both Nepali and Hindi I was able to learn a lot through field visits and living like a local in the communities that I visited. This started with my VSO assignment in India when I volunteered, living with a joint family for three years, with the National Trust, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India and has carried through to my current assignment with World Jewish Relief.  Ultimately I found that partnerships with others, including the community members in which I was working, are key to having a positive impact.

पूर्ण सरसफाईका लागि जागे स्वास्थ्य स्वयं सेविका

अछाम, वैशाख ७ - अछामको वीरपथ गाविसकी महिला स्वास्थ्य स्वयं सेविका जानकी शाही गर्भवती महिला र नवजात शिशुको बारेमा मात्र होइन गाउँको पूर्ण सरसफाई र स्वच्छता सम्बन्धी पनि ख्याल राख्नुहुन्छ । उहाँ महिनाको दुई दिन दुई घण्टाको दरले गाउँभरिका महिलालाई भेला गराएर पूर्ण सरसफाई र स्वच्छता सम्बन्धी कक्षा नै सञ्चालन गर्नुहुन्छ । जहाँ स्वच्छता र सरसफाई सम्बन्धी खुलेर छलफल हुन्छ र आ-आफ्नो तर्फबाट सरसफाई प्रवद्र्धनका लागि के गर्न सकिन्छ त्यसबारेमा प्रतिबद्धता जनाइन्छ ।
अर्का स्वास्थ्य स्वयं सेविका भाना विकसँग पूर्ण सरसफाई र स्वच्छता प्रवद्र्धनका लागि सहयोगी पुस्तिका र फ्लिप चार्ट सँगै हुन्छ । जानकीको जस्तै हो भानाको काम पनि । गाउँमा सरसफाई सम्बन्धी सचेतना जगाउने र पूर्ण सरसफाईका लागि व्यक्तिको बानीमा परिवर्तन ल्याउने । यसका लागि दुवै स्वास्थ्य स्वयं सेविकाले बीरपथ गाविसको वडा नं. २, ३, ५ र अर्को गाविस चाल्साको वडा नं. ३, ७ र ९ मा सरसफाई स्वच्छता कक्षा सञ्चालन गर्नुहुन्छ ।

Reports on HELVETAS efforts to develop Market System of vegetable subsector

January 5, 2016
Karobar National Daily reports on HELVETAS efforts to develop Market System of vegetable subsector in our western cluster and it is also highlits HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal's contribution towards better livelihood of primary stakeholder and emphasized how market drives the production in systemic way. Moreover, the Karobar National Daily writes how the vegetable business helped to reduce in seasonal migration from remote production pockets and also highlighted the farmer’s confident increasing up to get President Award to Best Farmer as well.

सँकलन केन्द्रले कृषकलाई सहज

25 November 2015
A news published in Karobar Daily on HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal, RAP-3 Program in Dailekh District.
सँकलन केन्द्रले कृषकलाई सहयोग सँकलन केन्द्रले कृषकलाई सहयोग

WARM-P SUPPORTED VILLAGE FOR SANITATION BECOMES FIRST TO BE IN MIDWESTERN REGION

28 October, 2015
Siyala village is the first total sanitation village in Midwestern region where WARM-P/HELVETAS supported to achieve total sanitation.

NEW PROGRAMME (SKILLS FOR RECONSTRUCTION) LAUNCHED

08 October, 2015
Employment Fund/HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal is launching a new program- Skills for Reconstruction. This program is financed Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The first phase of this program will be implemented in the highly earthquake affected six districts (Gorkha, Dhading, Sindhupalchok, Dolakha, Ramechhap and Okhaldhunga) through private sector training and employment service providers and will be continued till 2016 December. This program mainly focuses on the skills trainings required for the reconstruction and will contribute to prepare 3,000 skilled persons as a skilled human resourced required for the reconstruction process. 

ARTICLE ON BIO-ENERGY PUBLISHED IN NAVAPATRIKA

08 October, 2015
An atricle about the charcol as an alternative to petroleum was published in the Navapatrika daily. The article highlighted initiatives of Bio-Energy.

NEWS ABOUT INITIATIVES OF ELAM - INFORMAL SECTOR ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT GENERATION PROGRAMME

10 September, 2015
National daily The Annapurna Post has published an article on initiatives of Elam - informal sector enterprise development and employment generation programme. It highlights how local resource-based enterprises are the viable alternative livelihoods for the returnees from foreign employment.

NEWS ABOUT TRAIL BRIDGE PUBLISHED IN THE KANTIPUR DAILY

16 July, 2015
Leading National Daily, The Kantipur, published an article on trail bridge in their 16 July edition.

THE KAROBAR DAILY PUBLISHED AS ARTICLE ON "RURAL INDUSTRIALIZATION COMMENCES WITH RECONSTRUCTION"

11 June, 2015
Leading business newspaper "The Karobar Daily" has published an article on "Rural Industrialization Commences with Reconstruction" by our staff Krishna Lal Karna. The article focuses on business conditions and opportunity of earthquake affected areas of Nepal basis on business knowledge sharing in past.

LEADING NATIONAL DAILY THE KANTIPUR PUBLISHED NEWS ON SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION AND TRAIL BRIDGE TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE SHARING IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES

08 April, 2015
Leading national daily the Kantipur publishes news on south-South Cooperation and sharing and utilizing technical knowledge of our staff in in trail bridge building in African Countries.
 

NEWS ABOUT SOCIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (SED)/RAP 3 PROGRAMME IN DAILEKH DISTRICT PUBLISHED IN LOCAL NEWSPAPER

05 February, 2015
A news on positive changes in market system of agricultural subsector under Socio Economic Development (SED)/RAP 3 programme in Dailekh district was published in a local newspaper "The Hulaktakura". It highlights the farmer business school including other market interventions such as development and functional mobilization of local business service provider, preparation and compliance of business plan at producer and local level.

AN ARTICLE ON VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PERIODIC PLAN WAS PUBLISHED

03 February, 2015
An article was published in the Madhya Pahad Monthly Magazine about Village Development periodic plan and its contribution in good governance practices.

AN ARTICLE ABOUT BIO-CHAR PUBLISHED IN THE KANTIPUR DAILY

12 January, 2015
The Kantipur Daily in iys 12 January edition published an article about charcoal enterprise that has been established in Chaumala Village Development Committee of Kailali District with the technical support of Bio-Energy Project.  

THE KANTIPUR DAILY PUBLISHES AN ARTICLE ABOUT BIO-ENERGY PROJECT

11 December, 2104
The Kantipur daily published an article on The Bio-Energy project on its 11th December edition.

THE ANNAPURNA POST PUBLISHES AN ARTICLE ABOUT OUR ENTERPRISE SERVICE PROVIDER

02, December, 2014
Civil Bank has recently started branchless banking in Parsa engaging our Enterprise Service Provider. The news is published in the 02 December edition of the Annarpurna Post national daily.

NEWS ABOUT SAFER MIGRATION PUBLISHED IN SARLAHI DAILY

25 November, 2014
The Sarlahi Dainik, a local newspaper in Sarlahi district published an article about safer migration and various difficulties during the process.

GORKHAPATRA DAILY PUBLISHES AN ARTICLE ON MARKET SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

14 November, 2014
Gorkhapatra Daily publishes an article on Market System Development of vegetable subsector in Kalikot highlighting input support for production in new  area based on market assessment and the farmers empowerment on benefit calculation from off season vegetables against traditional crops.

A LOCAL NEWSPAPER OF KHOTANG PUBLISHES AN ARTICLE ABOUT SAFER MIGRATION PROJECT

11 November, 2014, Khotang
A local newspaper of khotang publishes an article about a two days event organised by Safer Migration Project focusing safer migration for potential women migrants

THE KANTIPUR DAILY PUBLISHES AN ARTICLE ABOUT FARMING SYSTEMS BASED ON FARMER BUSINESS SCHOOL IN DAILEKH DISTRICT

09 November, 2014, Dailekh
The Kantipur National Daily published an article on farming system of farmers powered by farmers Business School. The positive impact of farmers business school is more visible gradually at the local level.

KAROBAR NATIONAL ECONOMIC DAILY PUBLISHES NEWS ON ELAM

28 October, 2014 
Kitchen waste was a source of mess to Mr.  Sunil Shah until recently. It turned to be a resource once Elam/HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal team engaged jointly with Mr. Shah in exploration of possibilities, technical and economic viabilities, research on technology and developed conceptual business plan to ensure its enterprising prospects. The enthusiastic zeal ultimately led the team (comprising of Elam project team and Mr. Shah) to develop and test a compact biogas plant in Nepal.

Women changed the life in a village

21 September, 2014
Our effort on Market System Development in hilly area of mid-west published in The Kantipur National Dailly dated (21 September 2014). The article highlighted empowerment of women and also emphasised on harmony among development actors working at grass root level. It also highlighted effort of LINK (a project of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal).

Naya Youdhbodh National daily publishes news about SaMi

20 August, 2014, Dang
Naya Youdhbodh National daily published an interview of Kiran Pokharel of Information and Counselling centre, Dang district. In the interview Mr. Kharel briefed the national daily about Safer Mighartion and its need in the current context of labour migration. 

THE KANTIPUR DAILY PUBLISHES NEWS ON LINK'S EFFORTS TOWARDS MARKET SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

24 July, 2014
The news covers the implementing process such as organizing farmers in groups, capacitate them for business skills via Farmer Business Schools, develop and reinforce collectors/traders, prepare business plan at farmer and collector levels and establish collective marketing via written agreement between producers and collectors/traders. 

AN ARTICLE ABOUT LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PUBLISHED IN HIMAL KHABAR PATRIKA

08 July, 2014

Himal Khabar Patrika has published an article about irrigation scheme implemented and support by LILI in Piladi Village Development Committee of Dailekh District.

HIMAL KHABAR PATRIKA, A LEADING MAGAZINE PUBLISHES STORY ABOUT WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN NON-TRADITIONAL OCCUPATION

30 June, 2014
Himal Khabar Patrika, a leading magazine publishes story about women participation in non-traditional occupation. Employment Fund, a project of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal supports training of unemployed youths.
Himal Khabar Patrika, a leading magazine publishes story about women participation in non-traditional occupation. Employment Fund, a project of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal supports training of unemployed youths. Please click on the following link to read the full story.

HELVETAS SWISS INTERCOOPERATION NEPAL DAY CELEBRATION WAS COVERED BY THE ARTHIK, A NATIONAL DAILY

28 June, 2014

Leading national daily, the Arthik, published an article on HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Day. In his speech, Dr. Govind Raj Pokharel, Vice-chairperson of National Planning Commission, said that community based approach, introduced by HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, is the only way development programme can have success. To read the full story please follow the following link.
 

THE HIMALAYAN TIMES COVERS NEWS OF LAUNCH OF VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PERIODIC PLAN IN JUMLA

03 May, 2014

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, in collaboration with the United Nation World Food Programme and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation in Nepal, on Saturday launched a precious new development tool for remote communities - the Village Development Periodic Plan in Jumla.

NATIONAL INCEPTION WORKSHOP OF BIO-ENERGY PROJECT WAS COVERED BY NEPAL TELEVISION

02 April, 2014
Aankhijhyal, a weekly programme on Nepal Television National covered inception workshop of Bio-energy project that was held on 7th March-2014 at Hotel Sangri-la. To view the video please click the following link:

THE RAJDHANI DAILY PUBLISHES NEWS ON BIO-ENERGY PROJECT

11 March, 2014
 
The Rajdhani daily published news on Bio-Energy Project. It also had pointed out the need of these kind of initiatives and its utility in the context of Nepal.

BIO-ENERGY PROJECT COVERED BY THE KANTIPUR DAILY

10 March, 2014
The Kantipur daily published news on Bio-Energy Project. It also had a brief description on the technology that the project is using to up-scale the production and consumption of bio-energy to reduce carbon emissions and enhance local employment in Nepal.

THE KANTIPUR DAILY PUBLISHES NEWS ON ELAM’S ENTERPRISE SERVICE PROVIDER WHO INITIATED BRIQUETTE MAKING ENTERPRISE BY UTILIZING DIFFERENT TYPES OF WASTAGE

28 February, 2014
ELAM’s enterprise service provider Sunil Kumar Shah has initiated briquette making enterprise in Sripur, Birgunj by utilizing different types of wastage and earning money with creating job to youths. His initiatives with ELAM's support has created employment opportunities for local youths who are migrating to the Gulf countries in search of job.

CROP INSURANCE POLICY HAS BEEN INTRODUCED BY ELAM

29 January, 2014
As a new initiative, crop insurance policy has been introduced by ELAM, a project of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal, in the enterprises of banana farming and banana nurseries in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts in partnership with Nepal Insurance Company Limited (private insurance company). 

THE KANTIPUR DAILY PUBLISHES NEWS ON FARMERS BUSINESS SCHOOL

5 January, 2014, Dailekh
The Kantipur daily publishes a success story on farmer's business school on its January 5 edition.

KANTIPUR DAILY PUBLISHES SUCCESS STORY ON LOCAL EMPLOYMENT

24 October, 2013
The Kantipur Daily has published success story of Vijay who was able to setup his business with help of Skill Development and Employment for the Informal Sector, a project of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation Nepal. 

One week on and the earth is still shaking…

Jane Carter, 2 May 2015

It was last Saturday that the first earthquake struck, and one week on, many communities are reportedly still without assistance. There is a general perception that much initial support focused on Kathmandu at the expense of more remote rural areas. However, at least in Gorkha and Sindupalchowk, we know that immediate relief is getting through. This morning our Deputy Director Mona Sherpa reported that a total of 3,132 tarpaulins had been procured, of which 3,012 had been dispatched and 120 were waiting to go out with the next vehicle. All those distributed went either to Sindhupalchok (1,992) or Gorkha (1,080) with the exception of 20, which were given to staff members who were themselves in great need. - See more at: http://blog.helvetas.org/one-week-on-and-the-earth-is-still-shaking/#sthash.NryRetYk.dpuf

THE KANTIPUR DAILY PUBLISHES NEWS CHARCOAL PRODUCTION

23 May, 2014, Kanchanpur
The Kantipur Daily published an article on its 23 May 2014 edition about charcoal production with support from Bio-energy project in Kanchanpur District.

THE KANTIPUR DAILY PUBLISHES AN ARTICLE ABOUT POTENTIAL MIGRANTS SEEKING INFORMATION FROM OUR INFORMATION CENTRES IN NAWALPARASI

22 May, 2014, Nawalparasi
The Kantipur Daily published an article about our information centres and how it has been a great help to potential migrants in Nawalparasi District.