Our Stories

  • Collective farming bringing communities together
    Jul 21, 2017

    In order make a difference and to implement a social cohesion campaign through inter-communal interaction and collaboration, SCDP is partnering with local actors to heal the psychologically divided communities in Sunsari

  • Five sisters in action!
    Jul 21, 2017

    A group of five sisters, from Munuwa village and others under the Melmilap Women Cooperative, are now actively involved in the promotion of social harmony through a forum where all can voice their opinions and continue conversations

  • Alcoholic Tek turns workaholic preacher
    Jul 21, 2017

    Not long ago, Tek Tamang spent his days drinking, gambling and causing nuisance. But when SCDP launched an initiative to promote social cohesion in Panchthar, Tek luckily, had the opportunity to attend a two-day training that changed his life forever

  • Connecting the Chepang community with government services
    Jul 21, 2017

    Janakala Chepang, who belongs to the highly marginalized indigenous Chepang community, had never had the chance to directly interact with government officials regarding public services, nor had she expected that some essential items were made available for free by the government

  • Cohesion campaign helps in knowledge transfer
    Jul 21, 2017

    A victim-turned-warrior, Maya is now known as a community mediator and a model farmer in Masuriya – a small town of Kailali district of Far Western region of Nepal.

  • NRA launches toll-free helpline
    Jun 1, 2017

    In Nepal, a new toll-free helpline launched by the National Reconstruction Authority with UNDP's support is set to connect quake-affected people directly with the government

  • Badis from Bardiya Campaigning for Social Cohesion
    May 17, 2017

    The Badi people belong to the Dalit community, and have been marginalized and treated as ‘untouchables’ throughout history.

  • Police-Public Partnership in Panchthar
    May 14, 2017

    The police and the public share a unique mutual relationship. The police force has been mandated with taking care of public security.

  • Bijula KC – a Model Moderator for Social Cohesion
    May 9, 2017

    When Bijula KC, married Tabu Master, a tailor from the Muslim community, she had to put up with plenty of remonstrations from her neighbours and the society. Born and raised in a Hindu household in a far-flung village in Bajura district, Bijula faced further stigmatization when she refused to wear a Hijab on her head, like the women from her husband’s community.

  • Chepangs Set off Journey to Make Services Accessible
    May 8, 2017

    Bishal Chepang and Rajkumar Chepang of Shaktikhor, in Chitwan district, had to deal with bureaucratic obstacles while acquiring their citizenships because their parents’ marriages had never been registered at the local administrative body.

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