Local tourism & youth microfinance for employment

$355 $23,145
Raised Remaining


This project develops 15 village home tourprenuers in the first 6 months with the promotion of local village life and cultural resources. With the success of village home tourism, we will be starting youth micro finance that will help in the generation of 30 more local level employment. The youth will be funded in a group of five to avoid default.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

We could help to reduce the youth poverty and unemployment because of which youth draining is at extreme. Our location will be the villages of KASKI district namely Begnas or Sardhikhola. We will help them in creating employments in local level than draining abroad. Nepal really needs to address youth entrepreneurship seriously.

How will this project solve this problem?

If we provide 40 youths with some basic skills of hospitality management and involve other community stakeholders like mothers group, guthi, NGO and local clubs is for entrepreneurial integration, we can attract 30 local tourists a day. After the profit from village home tourism, we will form a multipurpose youth cooperative with a committee of youths from different underprivileged community, an inclusive partnership. It will help with employment generation as well as local resource utilization.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project will help in creating about 35 direct employment and 45 indirect employments. It will help in developing local enterprises and stop brain drain and muscle drain in the long run.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $355

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $355 .  The original project funding goal was $23,500.


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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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Project Leader


Pokahra, Kaski Nepal

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