DEPROSC-Nepal, is one the leading non-government, not for profit, development organizations in Nepal, established on 26 September 1993 under “Association Registration act 1978”. Putting our main thrust into poverty reduction, we work in an integrated approach trying to create balance between social and economic prosperity. Effective participation, coordination, inclusion, transparency, accountability and neutrality are our major strengths. We work primarily with the poorest people and communities, and within those, we are more inclined towards the most vulnerable and overlooked; geographically and socially excluded, marginalized and discriminated populations.
DEPROSC-Nepal has its central office in Kathmandu, Nepal which looks after programs across the country and supervise programs in Pradesh 3 and 4. The office in Biratnagar handles all project in pradesh 1 and 2 and the office in Nepalgunj looks after Pradesh 5, 6 and 7.
DEPROSC-Nepal has strongly contributed in microfinance’s sector development of the country by providing direct lending services and promoting microfinance/cooperatives in the hills. It has promoted two national level microfinance financial institutions, namely: DEPROSC-Nepal Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha and NADEP Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha (Microfinance Banks). The two institutions are serving over 200,000 families at present. In addition, DEPROSC-Nepal’s contribution is significant in construction/rehabilitation of community infrastructures, facilitation to take over government fallow land by communities for cultivation and vegetation, linking of agriculture producers with city markets, and humanitarian response during national emergencies.
DEPROSC-Nepal envisions a peaceful, prosperous, empowered, and resilient Nepal.
DEPROSC-Nepal is committed to enhance the participation of rural people in general and the poorest of the poor, women and marginalized groups, particularly in development process.
Evolutionary development of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to carry out their socio economic activities in cost effective way by enhancing their capabilities through a package of technical, managerial, microfinance services and material inputs.