FOCUS Nepal a registered organization. is helping students in need for higher edu. : technica,(medical , engineering) vocational and Social Sciences. There is acute need of manpower preferably technical and vocational for holistic development. Over 2000 graduates received scholarship, are on the jobs. A survey of 500 graduates shows: Engineering 3%, health medical 5%, admin & mgmt 40%,teaching 18% ,Legal 2, misc 32. FN has been instrumental in changing the stigma on women should not be educated.
Students from marginalized communities cannot proceed to higher education because of poor economic condition and women are most underprivileged and perceived that they should not be educated. Because of natural calamities and man and women being compelled to go abroad and family violence, taking another wife the children are displaced and are made orphans, students from such background are unable to study further after schooling.Such students will be benefited from this project.
FN does annual plan(strategic plan). We have a management system having good public government relations guided by rules, policy and guidelines.A notice is given annually. There are members in over 60 districts,many of them are from remote distanced and ethnic groups.The applications from students are received, assessed by members and sent to us .The applicants are interviewed and selected by elected governing board. Fund is assured by receiving Letters of Commitment. We keep students records.
We will have personnel in various fields, medical and health services, engineering, management, social services, education and lawyers. There will be 25 graduates who will be ready for services. We long to see the graduates in policy making levels and leadership positions.The qualified manpower will contribute toward development of the country in the long run.The women are empowered. In presence of our graduates on the job or services will definitely affect the holistic works of the country.
This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).