Aasaman Nepal is implementing “Knowledge Hub for Uplifting Socio-economically marginalized children and families through actions in Education and Economic Empowerment (KHUSEE)” in Bara district. The project on basic education and income generation aims at increasing children’s access to inclusive and quality education through economic empowerment of family and governance support.
Major activities during Y0 period (15 August to 31 December 2022)
- Mapping of the poor and marginalized households for income generating activities
- Organizing poor and marginalized HHs in groups and supporting them for leasehold vegetable farming (support for land lease, production input support, irrigation support)
- Classroom repair and maintenance in 1 school.
- Installation of WASH stations in 2 schools.
- Inclusive toilets construction, repair and renovation in 2 schools.
- Inclusive classroom management support-sitting arrangement (carpet and cushion, whiteboard etc.) for grade 1, 2 and 3 in all schools.
- Bursary Support (Bag, school uniform & stationary item to remedial students) for grade 4 and 5.
Funding Partner: Save the Children Korea/ Save the children International, Nepal
Project Duration: 3 years (August 2022 to July 2025)
Project Area: Municipalities of Bara district:
- Karaiya Mai Rural Municipality
- Devtal Rural Municipality
- Mahagadhimai Municipality
Project Objective (Impact):
- Strengthen inclusive and quality educational environment through sustained good governance and improved economic status of poor and marginalized families in Bara district.
Project Expected Outcomes:
- Increased learning continuity of children from the poor and marginalized families,
- Improved accessibility, quality education and academic achievement of children,
- Sustained good governance in schools and municipalities.
The first outcome will be achieved through targeted interventions for poor and marginalized families and out of school children. It includes income generation activities (both on-farm and off-farm) linking with cooperatives and market for parents and youths to improve their economic well-being. Whereas alternative education and learning program will be conducted to enroll and retain out of school children in formal education.
The second outcome will be fulfilled through improving school infrastructures with inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities, capacitating parents on creating enabling environment at home, increasing attendance of in-school children, and strengthening teachers’ capacities on implementing Literacy Boost, Numeracy Boost, accelerated learning and remedial education program.
Finally, the third outcome will be achieved through supporting schools to revise or develop School Improvement Plan (SIP), increasing School Management Committees’ (SMC) capacity on good school leadership and governance, collaborating with local governments in formulation of related policies and guidelines to address the educational needs of the children and poverty issues of poor and marginalized families