Networking and co-ordination
Geographical location partners
Kakani Center for Development of Community – KCDC is a non-political, non-governmental, not for profit, purely humanitarian,community relief, development and advocacy organisation. It was created in 1993 and dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. KCDC serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. We are an agency of our Community Based Organisations (CBOs), 52 different – Women’s Savings and Credit Groups (WSCGs) and Women Entreprener and Farmer Groups (WEFGs) and Private Voluntary Women’s Organizations (PWVOs) and in Nuwakot and are mandated to work on relief, health, nutrition, agriculture, financial education, enterpreneurship, girls trafficking and CSEC prevention, micro finance, drinking water, sanitation, agroforestry, food security, environment, climate change, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) fighting against girls trafficking, child education, sponsorship, end modern slavery, risky migration prevention, child labor, women empowerment, development and advocacy for poverty eradication . KCDC’s work in founded on phylanthropy development faith, inspired by hope and acts to change an unjust society through evangel development informations exchange and a practical love and care for our neighbours and people of the world.
KCDC is a registered, Regional and community based Non-Governmental, Non-Political, Humanitarian and Development Service Organization working in partnership with of any kind, promoting Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), peace and justice and transforming conflict into opportunities for peace and both local and international Partners tackling poverty cases, responding to emergencies and disasters development and human rights advocacy. KCDC was created in 1993. The KCDC’s 26 projects activities have been implemented through affiliation, partnership and support organizations.
Advisor and Patron For Fund Raising for Poor Children and Survival Women
2. Our Vision
KCDC aims to give women, children and families choices to live lives free from violence, abuse and exploitation.
3. Our Mission and Strategy
We work to fulfil the mission by:
Empowering women and girls to become change agents in their own families and communities.
Educating at-risk women and girls, families and communities.
Ensuring a supportive environment for victims and their families.
4. Our Values
Our values are the foundation of our actions and decisions. It reflects our priorities, attitudes and perspectives that we bring to work:
We believe that a better world is often just a choice away.
We are kind, caring, brave and passionate.
We act with courage, ask tough questions and challenge the status quo.
We always strive to find new and innovative ways to solve society’s tough problems.
ACCOUNTABILITY and TRANSPARENCY
We do the right thing and take responsibility for our actions.
We treat all with respect, dignity and integrity.
We trust the power of partnerships and collaboration.
5. Our Credo, What we live by
My Choices KCDC’s credo is the foundation of who we are, what we do, and why we get out of bed each morning.
6. Our Goal
- To ensure economic, social and cultural rights and minimize violence against women through women’s empowerment, prevention of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in adult entertainment sector (AES) and in source district, prevention of trafficking and end modern slavery .
- To empower children, young people and women, especially from marginalised social groups, so that they become capable of gaining control over their own, their families’ and communities’ nutrition, health and wellbeing. Poverty is an outrage against humanity . It robs people of dignity , freedom and hope , of power over their own lives. an end to poverty, poor health and illiteracy.
- To launch programs in the areas of child development, women’s empowerment, food security, health, nutrition, rehabilitation of infrastructure, water and sanitation and economic recovery, education, agroforestry, climate change, resilience, DRR, elimination of child labor, safe migration and stop human trafficking.
- To enhance strong complementary technical expertise in the humanitarian field, international partner and KCDC and their common goal is to provide a comprehensive response to children’s education development, promotion of the child rights and women’s empowerment in stopping human trafficking and elimination of poverty and illiteracy by implementing integrated program in poor than poorer community to bringing changes in the society.
- To provide integrate information on issue of community by developing actions that increase resilience, reduce vulnerability of local communities to longer-term climate trends, and support adaptation to current and future climate conditions.
- To respect of Rights of women, children and other marginalized groups: We believe in deliberately strengthening the capacity of women and other marginalized groups to meet their basic needs and to improve on their position; and have a strong commitment to the rights of the children and vulnerable people.
- To work to encourage of conviction, KCDC believes in being creative and radical without fear of failure in pursuit of what we believe is in the course of human justice, equality and dignity.
- To work for fairness, equity and Justice, we strive to ensure that everyone, regardless of sex, age, race, tribe, class and religion, has equal opportunity for expression and for utilizing their unique potential.
- To work on institutional Integrity, KCDC emphasizes honesty, transparency and accountability to the bigger community and to our collaborative partners or otherwise; this is to instil the virtue in which we strongly believe.
- To work to respect on viewpoints, we recognize the importance of considering opportunity to all voices and opinions, including those that contradict our convictions. This underscores the fact that humans are experts in their own lives.
- To expose the scandal of poverty
- To help in practical ways to root it out from the community
- To challenge and change structures and systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised .
- To help in practical ways to root it out illiteracy, poverty, malnutrition, discrimination, injustice and disparity from the community, and ensure economic, social and cultural rights and minimize violence against women through women’s empowerment, prevention of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in adult entertainment sector (AES) and in source district, prevention of trafficking and end modern slavery
- To challenge and change structure and system that favors the reach and powerful over the poor and marginalized.
- To empower children, young people and women to stopping girls trafficking
- To conduct psycho-social and mental health program
- To integrate homestead food production activities as green vegetable, poultry farming and yellow fruits to increase year-round access to diverse and nutrition foods at home.
- To promote agroforestry, climate change adoption, savings and credit, agriculture, micro credit, financial literacy, environment, resilience, food security, DRR, good water, sanitation and hygiene practices at the households and in community level and conduct campaign to achieve open defecation free status for community
- To provide training on a package of integrated and evidence-based essential nutrition actions for health and non-health service providers, female community health volunteers – (FCHVs), mothers’ groups, house decision makers, especially for mothers-in-law and husbands.
- To support community people to improving in nutrition, maternal and child health services through a focus on quality of poor health community.
- To strengthen health workers’ capacity to providing effective counseling on health timing and spacing of pregnancy as critical for good health and nutrition
- To enhance multi-sector-stakeholders coordination on nutrition between DGOs, INGOs, NGOs and other sectors for the effective planning, execution, supervision and monitoring of integrated nutrition activities in the district.
- To conduct various programs related to Maternal &Child Care, Family Planning, Nutrition ,Community Health and Sanitation and Environment in Marginalized Communities
- To co-ordinate with local groups ,INGOs/NGOs and DGOs
- To reduce the ignorance, illiteracy and inferiority to up-root the girls trafficking
- To realise their civil, political , economic , health , social and culture rights
- To work on relief , health, nutrition , drinking water, sanitation , child education, women empowerment development and advocacy for poverty eradication
- To change an unjust society through evangel development information exchange and a practical love and care for our neighbors and people toward
Harsha Bahadur Lama – President
Samjhana Golay – Vice President
Ganga Lo – General Secretary
Bijay Krishna Theeng – Secretary
Jamuna Silakar – Treasurer
Sunita Tamang – Member
Amrita Tamang – Member
Maya Thapa – Member
KAKANI CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY – ASSOCIATION KCDC
KCDC WORKING APPROACH METHOLODOGY & APPROACH
Public Awareness Approach to CSEC Prevention
KCDC uses public awareness approach to CSEC preventing child sexual exploitation before it occurs fits well with a public awareness
model (PAM) which has the ultimate goal of eliminating a public threat, such as child sexual abuse/violence, before it begins by
engaging the population as a whole and at-risk populations. It includes a four-level ecological approach to identifying causes and
interventions for human trafficking, and focuses on both reducing risk and increasing resilience/protective factors. The ecological
approach targets individual, relationship, community and societal factors that contribute to CSEC Interventions addressing these factors
Community interventions for groups (e.g., schools, student, Parents Teachers Associations (PTAs) parents, faith-based, stakeholders,
social activists and community.
Awards and Awarded Appreciation Letters with Khata, Momentum and Dosalla
KCDC has received various appreciation letters and awards from Government of Nepal, 12 Local Government of Nepal and Community
Organization, UNICEF, UN and International Organizations. The awards are granted for tireless work to provide safe, happy and healthy
environments for vulnerable children, survival girls and deprived women. It makes entire team members of KCDC to be dedicated and
committed to end CSEC, risky migration, trafficking and Gender Based Violence (GBVs) in vulnerable community in Nepal.
As with these motivations is made organization active to improving the lives of children, girls and women in poorer than poorest
community in the country. It encourages KCDC to seek working on the front line in the fight against poverty, CSEC, trafficking, modern
slavery and child mortality.
The 22 Senators of USA and USAID Head Quarters high officials were visit the program area of KCDC in Nuwakot in 2015 for
monitoring and evaluation of programs outcomes, The 26 Government Officials of the Government of Kirtizisthan was visit the program
field of KCDC in Nuwakot for sharing and impart program outcomes in 2016 for implementing similar program in that country and The
Government Officials of Myanmar was visit the program field of KCDC in Nuwakot in 2018 for sharing and learning the working
modalities and techniques to replicate in Myanmar. It was praiseworthy visit in the program field of KCDC in Nuwakot. It was a huge
appreciation and encouragement for KCDC to work in vulnerable community in Nepal.
NETWORKING & COORDINATION
KCDC always prefers and believes working in coordination and coalition and affiliate with networking and coalition with likeminded
Government, international organizations, non-governmental organizaitons and private organizations. It collaborates with various service
providers, INGOs, NGOs, CBOs, marginalized communities, families, children and women to the respective organizations for better
utilization of existing resources and cost effectiveness. It is KCDC’s priority to work jointly in collaboration and partnership for policy
advocacy on CSEC and trafficking prevention, street children, child protection, alternative care and family development issues with
government authorities. In other sector KCDC is working on relief, health, nutrition, agriculture, financial education, enterpreneurship,
girls trafficking and CSEC prevention, micro finance, drinking water, sanitation, agroforestry, food security, environment, climate change,
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) fighting against girls trafficking, child education, sponsorship, end modern slavery, risky migration
prevention, child labor, women empowerment, development and advocacy for poverty eradication . KCDC’s work in founded on
phylanthropy development faith, inspired by hope and acts to change an unjust society through evangel development informations
exchange and a practical love and care for our neighbours and people of the world.
KCDC’s Networking with National and International Organization
Member – NGOs Federation of Nepal
Member – Food and Nutrition Coordination Committee (FNC) in 12 Local Governments of Nuwakot
Member – Water and Sanitation Health Hygiene (WASH) Committee in 12 Local Governments of Nuwakot
Member – Child Protection Committee (CPC) in 12 Local Governments of Nuwakot
Member – The District Committee for Controlling Human Trafficking (DCCHT) in Nuwakot
Member – Palika (Local Government) Committee for Controlling Human Trafficking (PCCHT) in 12 Local Governments of Nuwakot
Member – Human Rights Watch Group
Member – Child Rights Prevention Group
Member – 176 Government’s Community Schools Committee
Member – 86 Health Post Management Committee
Member – Women’s Innate Rights Promotion Group
Member – Shivapuri National Park Buffer Zone Committee
Member – 56 Community Based Organizations and Users and Protection Committee
Member – 52 Savings and Credit Self-Help Group
Member – 4 Women Entrepreneurs and Farmer Cooperative
Member – 16 Private Women Voluntary Organizations
Member – 26 Community Based Organisations (CBOs)
Member – 52 different – Women’s Savings and Credit Groups (WSCGs)
Member – Women Entreprener and Farmer Groups (WEFGs)
Member – Private Voluntary Women’s Organizations (PWVOs)
Geographical location partners
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION – Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Dhading, Sindhupalchowk, Kathmandu and Lalitpur Districts in Nepal
Funding partners and donors – USAID, Save the children, Helen Keller International (HKI), Jhpiego Johns Hopkins Bloomberg school of public
health, Center for Communication programs (JHU/CCP), Nutrition Promotion and Consultancy Service (NPCS), Nepal Technical Assistance Group
(NTAG), Nepal water for health (NEWAH) , Geneva Global, Freedom Fund, OXFAM – GB, World Vision International, Private Agencies Collaborating
Together (PACT), FHI 360, VDRC, ENPHO, Equal Access International, Planete Urgence, Planete Enfants, Project Compassion, World Education,
Room to Read, CARE, UNICEF/UN and Terre des hommes, Good Shepherd International and Government Authorities and Government