COMMUNITY HEALTH AND EMPOWERMENT PROJECT (CHEP) – Phase III

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COMMUNITY HEALTH AND EMPOWERMENT PROJECT (CHEP)Phase III

 CHEP III is a community-based project that aims to improve the health status and livelihoods of poor and marginalized communities. The project focuses on improving livelihoods among the four poorest ethnic communities of Dhading District: the Chepangs, Dalits, Kumals, and Tamangs; as well as among people with disabilities. CHEP III is the continuation and expansion of the Integrated Primary Health Care Project (IPHCP), the first outreach project of Shanti Nepal which began in July 2005. The current three-year project (2015-2017) covers a total of 21 Village Development Committees (VDCs) and six wards of the Neelkantha Municipality, Dhading. The project area has been expanded from the southern to the central and northern parts of the district as far as the border with Tibet. The project serves approximately 33,000 households and 158,000 people; empowering them to undertake basic development activities and improving their access to primary health care services, sanitation and safe drinking water facilities.

Key Activities

i. Raising awareness on health issues in families and community groups, with a focus on mother and child health.

ii. Strengthening local health facilities to deliver accessible quality primary health care.

iii. Empowering and mobilizing local Community Development Groups and Mothers' Groups.

iv. Promoting nutritional practices.

v. Promoting environmental sanitation and safe drinking water.

vi. Supporting local income generation.

Projects

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  • MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH PROJECT (MNCH)

  • Community Nutrition and Food Security Project (CNFSP)

  • Strengthening Primary Health Care and Resource Centre (SPHCRC)

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC (CHC)

  • CHARITY SUPPORT PROGRAM (CSP)