Small Agro Farmers' Income Improvement Project (SAFFI) Updates!!!
The SAFFI project is in full swing in 10 different villages of Sindhupalchowk, such as Pokharebesi, Karkitar, Chap, comprising 20 farmers' groups.
Some of the recent activities were Training on Nursery Management for Off-season Tomato Cultivation, A Plastic House (Tunnel) Construction for Off-season Vegetable Cultivation, Training on Off-season Tomato Cultivation Inside a Plastic House, and Training on Installation of Drip Irrigation System.
The trainings were conducted under the supervision of our Agriculture Expert Dr. Ram Chandra Bhusal and Tomato Specialist and volunteer from JICA Nepal Office-JICA Mr. Koji Harda.
Young Entrepreneurs of Padma Kanya School
No problem, the “Blue Diamond” team aims to make pen holders and woolen handbags that would be valuable to creatively organize your belongings. They will be even making dream catchers, keeping bad dreams at bay. Anime lovers would be delighted to hear that they are also going to sell anime sketches at affordable prices.
Team “Danphe” understand the limited resources students have and are thus making affordable organic lip balm, vases, rings, and bracelets by mostly reusing waste materials.
Team “Little stars” with vases out of old wine bottles and “Sagarmatha” with paper flowers and penholders are all set to lighten the ambiance of any room. You could also buy attractive wall decorations made out of old bangles from team “Butterfly” to add more to your decor.
If you love to accessorize, the custom-made bangles and earrings of team “Gulaf” are a must-have for you. The earrings and mud flowers from team “Jhanda” would not only make you and your surroundings beautiful but their paper mats (chakati) would also add your comfort.
The students of grade 8 and 9 from Padma Kanya School will be executing their business plans with the small investment they received as a part of our SchoolPreneur Program, a 15-days entrepreneurship development program with support from ピースウィンズ・ジャパン Peace Winds Japan.
Meet Ms. Rakshya Silwal, a Program Associate at ISAP !!!
Passionate about working with and for people, Ms. Silwal holds a Bachelors degree in Social Work from St. Xavier's College, Maitighar. Currently overseeing our SchoolPreneur and YouthPreneur programs, she has been inspiring children and youth to lead innovation and critical thinking.
Foundation Stone-Laying Ceremony at Thapa Tol, Sindhupalchowk
The foundation stone-laying ceremony of a reservoir tank (RVT) at Thapa Tol, Sunkoshi Rural Municipality, Ward 06, Sindhupalchowk was held on 17 April 2018. The Regional Manager Mr. Yasufumi Tsukamura and Country Representative Ms. Yuko Yamamoto from ピースウィンズ・ジャパン Peace Winds Japan, ISAP Team and community members graced the ceremony. The ceremony marked the first step toward construction of an RVT at Thapa Tol that will benefit its 35 households affected by the 2015 Nepal Earthquake. The water supply scheme for Thapa Tol consists of replacing the damaged pipes and constructing a new intake and RVT in participation and leadership of community members organized into Water Users Committees.