Women Progress Center (WPC), Kanchanpur

Major objectives of organization:
1. To  work for granting equal rights to women as par with their male counterpart and to encourage active participation of  women in social welfare activities.
2. Develop the mechanism for mitigating violence against women.
Main areas of involvement (issues)
 1. Domestic violence.
2. Child beggary.
3. Women Trafficking.
4. Women’s health.
5. Good Governance.
Major ongoing projects:
On going projects
 1. Women empowerment project.
2. Community literacy program.
3. Save the children campaign.
Major planned projects for the future:
Future planned projects
1. To establish network of women at the district level.
2. To initiate work outside of Kanchanpur district.
3. To establish link with the women networks.
Major Strengths of the organization:
1.NGO’s and other stakeholders have started to consult the organization on women issues.
2. Involvement of women volunteers in the program.
What the organization can contribute to COCAP and its members (three major areas):
1. To establish links, networks for COCAP.
2. Provide human resources to work for issues related to women.
Major expectations from COCAP:
1. To advocate for women’s issues.
2. To work on women’s issue and to establish link with other doner agencies.
If the organization is implementing projects with financial support from any donor:
Project Title : Women’s Basic Health Training
Donor : Care Nepal
Project Period : 6 Months
Project Title : Women Capacity Building Account.
Donor : NPLAP
Project Period : 2 years
Project Title : Good Governance and Tharu Women Empowerment Project.
Donor : DFID/ESP
Project Period : Jan 2007
Project Title : Increasing the participation of Tharu women in Local Governance Body.
Donor : DFID/ESP
Project Period : Jan 2007
Women Progress Ceter, Nari Utthan Kendra,Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur Bazar-4
Phone 00977-099-522729
Fax 099-525136
Email women.wpc@gmail.com
Date of Establishment 2056-09 B.S
Executive Committee Members
Name Designation
1. Ms. Bimala Bista Chairperson
2. Ms. Anita K.C. Secretary
3. Ms. Ranjana Chaudhary Treasurer
4. Ms.Sunita Basuwa Joint  Secretary
5. Ms.Premwati Rana Member
6. Ms. Nirmala Badchand Member
7. Ms.Pannu Rana Member
8. Ms. Sangita Nepali Member
9. Ms. Nanda Rana Member
Number of General Members 50
Geographical coverage
Professinal Staff
  Program Co-ordinator I.A   1
  Mobilizer SLC   2
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