Project #4319

Train and Activate Inspired Leaders in Nepal

by The Jean Houston Foundation


This project directly results in poverty reduction, increased literacy, protection for children, rights for women, livelihood for families, reduction in HIV/AIDS. This project provides leadership training and financial resources for 125 trainers nationally to train 5000 people in leadership resulting in 3000 projects and 1000 Teaching Learning Communities that promote community development and the building of the nation.
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Nepal is in transition stage with a nationwide need to train leaders. The training will enable leaders to address goals such as to eradicate extreme poverty, achieve higher literacy, promote gender equality, reduce mortality. A particular problem, is youth who are not in school and many of them on the streets.


Train leaders from all districts of Nepal, who will conduct training in their local areas for project leaders and new trainers. Combine training with small micro grants to project leaders in activated communities. Provide follow-up and support. Partner with Jaycees, Rotary, business associations and schools to provide programs to reach unschooled youth.

Long-Term Impact

Training that empowers 5000ncommunity leaders will ensure positive social development across the nation. Nepali trainers are responding to requests from Bangladesh and India for training there. Nepal may become the Social Artistry training hub for SE Asia.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


Jean Houston Foundation
Social ArtistryCenter for Change in Kathmandu
Devdaha Transformation Story

Organization Information

The Jean Houston Foundation

Location: Ashland, OR - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Peggy Dean
Executive Director
Ashland, OR United States
$15,347 raised of $60,000 goal
191 donations
$44,653 to go
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