Social Development Path

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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PATH, Nepal (SODEP)

Organizational Mandate

Vision: SODEP envisions a society where people have been living dignified lives with self reliant livelihoods.

Mission: SODEP strives to empower the poor and excluded communities such as Dalits, Madhesis, indigenous people, women and children, among, other to improve their quality of lives through enhancing their capacities and promoting opportunities.

Goal: To improve the living status of the poor and excluded communities especially Dalits, Madhesis, children, indigenous people and women through participatory development process.

Objectives:

  • To enable community capacity to improve livelihoods situation of poor and excluded communities
  • To promote humanity, peace, right to information, information and counseling, rights  and duties.
  • To overcome social, economic, cultural and political discrimination and speed up equitable and sustainable development process
  • To improve good governance and democratic practices at community, civil society, policy and government agency level so that people receive basic services efficiently and equitably
  • To promote environment conservation and respond to the causes and consequence of climate change through environmental advocacy and entrepreneurship development
  • To promote  the inclusion of Dalit and other excluded groups within the political process  and decision making levels

 

Organizational Philosophy

Core values:

  • Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights for All
  • Respect for Plurality and Diversity
  • Social Inclusion
  • Promotion of Non-violence
  • Equality between Women and Men
  • Mutual Respect, Dignity and Value the Diversity.
  • Equity and Justice
  • Accountability  and Transparency
  • Solidarity with Poor and Excluded People

Strategic approaches:

  • Organizing poor and excluded groups and balancing power relations within the family and the society
  • Promoting environmental advocacy and entrepreneurship development, rights-based empowerment and conflict management
  • Strengthening collaboration and partnership with community, government and non-government actors
  • Establishing organizational role as facilitator and enabler
  • Generating and mobilizing local resources
  •  Promoting good governance standards and democratic practices
  • Strengthening community institutions and civil society networks/alliances

Address

Ward No. – 14, Pidari Chowk, Janakpur Sub-Metropolitan,

Janakpurdham, Dhanusha, Province -2, Nepal

Tel.: +977-41- 523325/523210/528189/520199

Fax: +977-41 – 523325

Mobile: +977 9854022565

E-mail: sodep@sodep.org.np. sodepnp@gmail.com

Website: www.sodep.org.np

 

Contact Office in Kathmandu  

Opposite to Guheswari Higher Secondary School, Sinamangal, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-4487259

Mobile: +977- 9851089711

 

Legal Status

Establishment: 1 November, 1992 (2049-7-15)

Registration No.: District Administration Office, Dhanusha, Nepal, Regd. no 235/051/52           Registration Date: 10 April 1995 (2051-12-27)

Affiliation with Social Welfare Council: Registration No.: 2682

Regd. date: 18 April 1995 (2052-1-5)

PAN number: 301525709 Date: 2060-8-25 (2003-12-11)

VAT number: 301525709 Date: 2071-11-26 (2015-3-10)

Organizational Membership and Leadership

Life Members – 7

General Members – 167

Total Members – 174

Men – 77, Women – 97, Dalits – 61, Indigenous People – 113

Executive Committee: 9 Members, (women-7 & men – 2)

Employees: full time -24 and part-time – 6 (Men -14, Women 10, Dalits-6, Indigenous -2 and Others 6

Volunteers: 5

Systems and Policies

  • Financial management system
  • Human resources management system
  • Planning, monitoring and evaluation system
  • Institutional good governance policy
  • Gender and social inclusion policy
  • Procurement policy
  • Children Protection Policy
  • Strategic plan

 

Partnerships (Present)

S. N. Name of organization Working theme/sector/Program Starting date
1 Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Fund Development Board (RWSSFDB), Kathmandu Water Supply and Sanitation in Dhanusha

 

May 2000
2 UN-Habitat -Nepal, Kathmandu Total Sanitation Program, Mahottari, Nepal March 2020
3 Action Aid Nepal, Kathmandu Social Transformation Campaign Program Dec.  2015
4 SGP/GEF/UNDP Belhi Integrated Rural Development, Drinking Water and Irrigation Project August 2019
5 Lutheran World Federation Nepal Development Program July 2019

 

Partnerships (Past)

SN Name of the project accomplished Donor/partner Project implemented districts Budget
1

 

Promoting Sustainable Livelihood Project 2013-2015 UNDP/GEF/ Small Grant Program Dhanusha 3,511,918
2 Social Transformation Campaign Program Action Aid Nepal Dhanusha 1,040,000
3 Accountable Local Governance Program Action Aid Nepal Dhanusha 170,000
4 City Level Children Sports and Essay Writing  Competition

2015

Janakpur Sub-Metropolitan Dhanusha 55,000
5 Literacy Campaign Nepal

2015

District Education Office, Dhanusha Dhanusha 170,000
6 Open Defecation Free Campaign Support Program

2014 to 2017

UN-Habitat/GSF Dhanusha 9,603,037
7 Poverty Alleviation Program

2006 to 2016

Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF), Kathmandu Mahottari 15,702844
8 Poverty Alleviation Program

2010 to 2016

Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF), Kathmandu Dhanusha 10,382,416
9 Community Empowerment Project

2004 to 2014

Action Aid Nepal (AAN), Kathmandu Dhanusha 27,328,616
10 Water Supply and Sanitation Project

2000 to 2017

Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Fund Development Board (RWSSFDB), Kathmandu Dhanusha 26,250,000
11 Local Governance and Community Development Program

2010 to 2012

District development Committee, Dhanusha/LGCDP, Dhanusha 1,812,000
12 Community Empowerment for Inclusion of Excluded Group Project

2010 to 2011

Rights, Democracy and Inclusion Fund RDIF/ESP, a joint  initiative of DFID, SDC, AusAID and DanidaHUGOU Mahottari, Dhanusha, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara and Parsa 19,666,210
13 CA Monitoring through Media Mobilization Program, 2011 SPCBN/UNDP, Dhanusha, Siraha and Saptari 987,324
14 Civil Society Outreach Phase II Democracy Dialogue 2009 to 2010 SPCBN/UNDP Dhanusha and Siraha 4,124,000
15 Dalit Empowerment Campaign Project

2006 to 2008

DanidaHUGOU, Kathmandu Dhanusha 116,56,615
16 Local Economic Development for Peace Building Project

2009 to 2010

International Labor Organization (ILO) Dhanusha 405,440
17   Community Ground Water Irrigation project,

2003 to 2004

Community Ground Water Irrigation Sector Project/CECI Dhanusha 476,160
18 Water Supply and Sanitation Project

2007 to 2010

Community-based Water Supply and Sanitation Project (CBWSSP), Kathmandu Bajura and Jajarkot 5,766,355
19 Capacity Building and Institutional Strengthening Project

2008 to 2009

Canadian Cooperation Office(CCO/CIDA) Dhanusha 9,97,082
20  Dalit Community Development Strengthening project

2003 to 2005

Canadian Cooperation Office (CCO/CIDA) Dhanusha 2,305,294
21

 

Empowerment of Musahar Community

Project, 2000 to2002

Canadian Cooperation Office (CCO/CIDA) Dhanusha 1,976,207
22 Drinking Water, Sanitation and Income generation Project

1997 1998

Canadian Cooperation Office (CCO/CIDA) Dhanusha 947,771
23 Child Development Centres

2000 to 2011

District Education Office Dhanusha 530,000
24 Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Project

2007

Austcare Australia Dhanusha 1180,250
25 Emergency Relief project for Flood Victims

2004

Action Aid Nepal Dhanusha 565,812
26 Emergency Humanitarian Support for Flood Victims

2004

Canadian Cooperation Office (CCO/CIDA) Dhanusha 418,000
27 Female Child Education Scholarship Program

2003 to 2009

SUUKH Foundation Dhanusha 300,000
28 Empowerment and Mobilization of Local Civil Societies for Sustainable Peace Project

2003 to 2005

National Development Network/CCO Mahottari 944,000
29 Women Empowerment Program

1998 to 2000

 PACT and The Asia Foundation Dhanusha 200,900
30 Parenting Education Program

2000 to 2001

UNICEF Dhanusha 22,500
31 Sweater Weaving Training

1999

Ministry for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Kathmandu Dhanusha 60,000
32 Development Program for Poor Community

1997 to 1998

CARITAS Nepal Dhanusha 129,379
33 Goat farming income Generation, 1997 Social Welfare Council (SWC) Dhanusha 68,000
34 Dug-well Construction

1997

District Water Supply Office Dhanusha Dhanusha 81,000
35 Non-formal Education

1997 to 1998

PACT Nepal Dhanusha 60,000
36 Non-formal Education program

1997

District Education Office, Dhanusha Dhanusha 280,000
37 VDC Profile & 3 Years Periodic Plan

2008 to 2009

District Development Committee, Dhanusha Dhanusha 688,050

 

Coverage

Working Districts: 8 (Dhanusha, Siraha, Saptari, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rauthat, Bara and Parsa, districts)

Working Wards: 246, Municipalities: 8

Community Groups: 1,294; total members – 32,350, men – 8,087, women -24,262, Dalits – 19,410, indigenous people group- 12,940

Number of People Served: 455,200; men 113,800 women -341,400 Dalits 273,120 indigenous people -182,080

 

Affiliation with Alliances/Networks 

  • NGO Federation Nepal, Kathmandu
  • NGO Network Group, Janakpur
  • Dalit Alliance, Janakpur
  • Citizenship Right Concern Committee, Janakpur
  • NGO Coalition, Kathmandu
  • Nature-Human Centric SAARC Movement, Delhi
  • Human Right Association Madhesh, Janakpur
  • Humanist Movement, Brazil.
  • Global Network, USA

 

SODEP works in close cooperation with different government agencies like DDCs, VDCs, Agriculture Development Office, District Education Office, Small and Cottage Industry Office, Women Development Office, District Cooperative Development Office, District Water Supply Office and District Forest Office.

 

Physical Resources

S.N. Description Model/ Type
1 Computer – 8 P 4
2 Printer  – 4 Canon, HP
3 Fax – 1 Canon
4 Photocopy -2 Canon
5 Scanner -3 Canon
6 Multi-media Projector Panasonic
7 Camera, Video-Camera Sony
8  Motor Bike – 6 Hero-Honda, Honda, Discover
9 Inverter Machine – 2 Micro-Tec & Sukam
10 Telephone line – 5
11 Web site
12 Training Hall
13  Well Spacious and furnished Office
14 Unlimited Email and Internet Facility  

Budget Mobilized

 2062-63(2005-2006)-NRs.   5,145,875

2063-64(2006-2007)-NRs. 11,273,357

2064-65(2007-2008)-NRs. 12,361,116

2065-66(2008-2009)-NRs. 13,904,955

2066-67(2009-2010)-NRs. 22,315,216

2067-68(2010-2011)-NRs. 30,408,142

2068-69(2011-2012)-NRs. 27,028,987

2069-70(2012-2013)-NRs. 15,531,828

2070-71(2013-2014)-NRs.  9,610, 597

2071-72 (2014-2015)-NRs. 12,728,691

2072 -73 (2015-2016)- NRs. 102,19,101

2073 -74 (2016 -2017)- NRs. 5,648,885

2074 -75 (2017 -2018)- NRs. 6,515,635

2075-76 (2018- 2019) – NRs. 3,826,244