ADWAN Timeline 1998-2023: FACTSHEET
Timeline and ADWAN Facts
1998: ADWAN established
* ADWAN Women's Groups
-Total Women's groups: 169 (currently active)
-Total Members: 4,000+
-Districts covered: Gorkha, Kailali, Chitwan, Rupandehi, Palpa, Baglung, Gulmi and Tanahu.
-Since 1998, ADWAN's funding has, so far, benefited more than 50 thousands Dalit and marginalized women and their families in Nepal while fostering more than 400 groups, 8 Districts (27 VDCs) and more than 35 schools.
* Women Empowerment
-Advocacy & Awareness
-Gender Awareness & Human Rights Advocacy Trainings
-Micro Credit & Cooperative
-Livelihood and Entrepreneurship Development Trainings
-Skill Development and Vocational Trainings
-Women Health, Hygiene and Reproductive Health Trainings
* Girls & Children
-Student Sponsorship Program
-Ambitious Girls Fund
-Sponsor A Child
-Blue Shirt Program
-Dollars for Change
* Ongoing Projects
-2022-2024: USAID Local Works: Gorkha and Chitwan - KOSHIS: Promotion of Women-led Economic Opportunity Project.
-2018-2022: Livelihood and Entrepreneurship Project jointly funded by The Karuna Trust UK and Friends of ADWAN Nepal (FAN) covering 38 women's groups in Chitwan, Nepal.
-2018-2021: South Asian Young Women Leadership & Mentorship Project. ADWAN partnered with CREA (India) and Global Fund for Women in Baglung and Chitwan Districts.
-2011: Started Women's Cooperative Bank Project by six ADWAN women's groups. The Chandi Women Saving & Credit cooperative bank currently has 195 women members with the running capital of Nepali rupees Rs. 5.4 millions.
-2022: Started The Day Care Center in Chitwan with the support of The Girls Foundation USA for girls (6-13 years) from the Dalit and the most disadvantaged groups who are in real deprivations in basic needs.
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