Mithlesh Sah

Community Family Welfare Association (CFWA) was established in 1996 AD (BS 2053) in Nagarayan Municipality ward no 7, Deodiha, Dhanusha district Nepal. Initially, it was established as a community-based organization (CBO) with technical and managerial support of family planning Association of Nepal under its long-term sustainable plan to continue family planning services at the community level. Later on, it was registered at the District administrative office as non-government and non- profit-making organization in 27 June 1997 (13 Ashar 2053 BS) in Dhanusha district. Now CFWA has two field offices in Mahottari and Dhanusha districts working in Education, Health, Child Poverty, Child Protection, Gender and Social Inclusion and Social Protection. Now, CFWA is a leading non-government organization of the state number 2 and it has aimed to be well known civil society organization in the Nepal.

Since 2008, there is strong and continuous partnership between Care Nepal, Heifer International, Poverty Alleviation Fund, UNDP, UNICEF, Save the Children, Karuna Sechen, World Education. These organization had being funding for Income generation, Women and youth Empowerment, Livelihood, Child Protection, Gender Based Violence, Health, Education, Social Harmony and Accountability, Child Sensitive Social Protection in Mahottari and Dhanusha District. In accordance, this annual report consists technologies/method/approach of the projects/program which were successful for providing tangible benefits to the targeted groups. This report also consists of success stories and case stories of beneficiaries. The presented methods and approaches are the innovation of CFWA. The main objective of the report is to wide spread project’s experience and learning so that the proven methods and approaches can be replicated in wide area.

We extend our sincere gratitude to National, Province and Local Level Governments of Nepal, Save the Children and Karuna Sechne for the financial and technical support. In addition to this, we would like to thanks municipal representatives (Kryepalika) team, Ward Office, Department of Education, Health, Women and Children of Bardibas, Gaushala, Bideha and Bhagaha municipalities of Mahottari and Dhanusha, Schools, Child Right Committee, Child Clubs, Mother Group, Youth Group, community and civil society. We express our special appreciation to Save the Children, Karuna Sechen, all the project staff and executive committee of this organization who had devoted their hard work for the success of the project/program.