Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal

 
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $4,411 from an original funding goal of $15,637!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    WACN Final Report
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    Thank you for all your support and donations to WACN’s work. With your help, over 300 women in rural Nepal this year have been able to change the course of their lives. Maya Devi Sarki’s story is one of many from WACN that shows that when women are given an opportunity to earn their own income, they change not only...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    Training on Cooperative Account Keeping
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director, IDEX
    WACN works to empower women through a Savings and Credit Cooperative model. They assist a group of at least 5 women in one village to form these cooperatives. The women save money with the cooperatives and when there are sufficient funds it is possible for women to take a loan. To be strong cooperative and ensure women...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal has received 33 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    Breaking Down Barriers
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    On Tuesday, March 16, all donations up to $1,000 per donor, per project will be matched. Maximize your gift, have a greater impact. Donate on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. International Women's Day was this week, and to celebrate amazing and strong women, we wanted to share with you some of the great work going on at WACN. In...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    Education On Cooperatives
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    Our latest update from field reports on a successful 4-day training on cooperative education. Although 30 women of the Padampur area were expected to attend, 48 participants were present. Topics discussed included: • The importance of savings in the cooperative • Registration process of informal groups in the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    A Tale Of Two Women
    By - Gillin Wilson - Communications Director
    We hope you know how much an effect your support has on individual lives. Lives like Bimala, a 46 year old woman and WACN cooperative member. Bimala Since becoming part of the cooperative, Bimala is able to save Rs 100 (US$1.30) per month for herself, and also save the same amount for each of her daughters, her...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal has received 61 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    20 members of 2 cooperatives participated in a 5-day refresher training in cooperative accounting.
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    All donations to WACN’s project are being matched 1-to-1. Through the generosity of funding provided in memory of J. Philip Stapleton, your donation to WACN will be doubled today. Our goal is to fully fund this project. Donate now and double your impact. WACN organized a 5-day training on cooperative accounting....
    • 5 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    Banuhi Chudhari's Story
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs, IDEX
    Our goal is to fully fund this project. Donate now and double your impact. From Jan 15 all of your donations to WACN’s project will be matched 1-to-1. Through the generosity of funding provided in memory of J. Philip Stapleton, WACN and two other Nepal projects will have their donations matched until $25,000 has been...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    December 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    WACN conducted three days of training on sustainable agriculture and environmental awareness in two Nepali communities, training over 60 participants in Farm Yard Manure (FYM) fertilizers, compost preparation and management, vegetable production, and the importance of protecting the environment. Participants learned how to...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    September 2008 - An Empowered Collective Thinks Outside the Box
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    Members of the WACN-sponsored Hatia Cooperative successfully worked with the local utility company to introduce an innovative method to pay members’ electricity bill. The cooperative staff now collects and pays monthly electricity bills for all members, and if the bill is paid in advance of the due date, a discount is...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    June 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    From May 2 to May 4, 2008 WACN carried out a 3-day training on Cooperative Education, which was held at the training hall of the Community Forestry Building for the members of Nari Chetana Milijuli Saving and Credit Cooperative from the Hatia Village Development Committee (VDC). Altogether 35 women participated in this...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal has received 37 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    March 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Program Coordinator, IDEX
    In January 2008 Yael Falicov, IDEX’s Director of Programs, visited three savings and credit cooperatives affiliated with WACN in rural Nepal. To date, WACN has helped developed 35 cooperatives with over $2.5 million dollars of capital in circulation. WACN works with each cooperative for five years. In the first two...
    • 6 years ago
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    • Kim
      Kim I found it very valuable to learn specifics regarding the ways in which monies are being used. In particular the focus on fostering finanical education and independence of the cooperative is of interest to me and the reason why I continue to donate to such ventures. It is truly a way to be able to take an iniitial... Read more »
      • 6 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    December 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    Training on Incense Production Incense production is an attractive income-generating activity for women because they can produce it inside their homes, and they can profit from the production with a relatively modest investment of labor. This year, WACN provided a five-day training on business planning to enable...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    October 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Programs Coordinator
    WACN has authorized microcredit loans to two cooperatives in the Makwanpur district, Nepal. After meetings and discussion with the women members of the Village Development Committees (VDCs) NRs.70,000 (US$1,030) was provided to Shree Nari Chetana Milijuli Saving and Credit Cooperative Ltd. of Hatia VDC and NRs.30,000...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    June 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    The informal women’s group of Hatia Village Development Committee (VDC) has been registered as “Nari Chetana Milijuli Saving and Credit Cooperative Ltd.” at the District Cooperative Office in Makwanpur district of Nepal. At present, 92 women are shareholders of the cooperative. The informal savings groups of women...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    May 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    WACN has facilitated a three-day training on Saving and Credit Mobilization that was held at the training hall of the Community Forest Hall Building from 28th -30th Chaitra 2063 (11th -13th April 2007) for the first group and from 1st -3rd Baishak 2064 (14th -16th April 2007) for the second group. All together 64...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal has received 11 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    December 2006 Progress Report
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    WACN, Makwanpur District of Nepal Background This project is being implemented in Chucchakhola VDC, Hatuda municipality by Women Awareness Center Nepal (WACN) since 2004. The aim is to strengthen the cooperative, increase management capacity of the members, and ultimately improve the economic position of the...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal has received 29 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal posted a progress report
    WACN Update April 2006
    By - Balu Iyer - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    Activities carried out Training on capacity-building Cooperative Education Training: 3-day cooperative management training for 30 women. The issues addressed were rules and services associated with participation, cooperative concepts and principles, savings mobilization, and credit management. Bookkeeping: The...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Develop Women Savings & Credit Cooperative, Nepal has received 2 donations
    • 9 years ago
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Funded

Thanks to 121 donors like you, a total of $7,520 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Gillian Wilson

IDEX Latin America Program Director
San Francisco, CA United States

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