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Leave No Girl Behind (LNGB): Aarambha

Project Summary: 

The project aims to improve the life choices and opportunities of the girls by providing literacy, numeracy and life skills sessions. The target groups are the 10-19 years aged un/married out of school adolescent girls who are dropped out or never been to school. The project runs non-formal/continuous education classes for 8 months creating community learning centers and support the girls in preparing their life plan. As per the life plan, the girls are reenrolled in the school or choose to go for vocation training.

Funding Partner: GEC/UKAID; People in Need (PIN) Nepal

Project Duration: December 2018 to January 2024

Project Area:

Cohort 1: 

  • Bara: Suwarna Rural Municipality, Devtal Rural Municipality
  • Rautahat:  Durgabhagwati Municipality, Yamunamai Municipality

Cohort 2:

  • Bara:  Pachrauta Municipality, Adarsh Kotwal Rural Municipality
  • Rautahat:  Maulapur Municipality, Katahariya Municipality

Cohort 3: 

  • Bara:  Karaiyamai Rural Municipality, Baragadhi Rural Municipality
  • Rautahat:  Madhavnarayan Municipality, Rajpur Municipality

Cohort 4:

  • Bara:  Pheta Rural Municipality, Mahagadhimai Municipality, Simrangadh Municipality, Bishrampur Rural Municipality, Prasauni Rural Municipality, Parwanipur Rural Municipality
  • Rautahat:  Garuda Municipality, Gadhimai Municipality, Paroha Municipality, Baudhimai Municipality

Key objectives of the intervention:

Improve the life chances of out of school (OOS) adolescence girls of Terai region through:

  1. Improve access to numeracy & literacy courses for OOS adolescent girls
  2. Access to life skill trainings, coaching sessions, cash assistance and peer support networks
  3. Access to safe and enabling environment in schools for students and girls whose life plan is to enroll
  4. Change champions promote girls’ education, delayed age of marriage and OOS adolescent girls’ life plan

Expected Outcomes:

  1. Increase in the literacy & numeracy proficiency level of OOS girls
  2. Successful transition of those OOS girls
  3. Communities and authorities foster positive social norms that encourage delayed marriage and realization of girls’ life plan.

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