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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under its Feed the Future initiative has contracted Winrock International to implement the Knowledge-Based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal (KISAN) II Project. KISAN II aims to increase resilience, inclusiveness and sustainability of income growth in the Feed the Future Zone of Influence.
 
 
 

 

The Microfinance Development Credit Authority (DCA) is a 15-year loan portfolio guaranty that supports microenterprises or individuals in sectors that need access to working capital and investment loans to start or expand their operations.

 

Start date:      September 28, 2007  
End date:        April 1, 2019  
Project budget: $10 million in loans
Implementers:  UNIBANKA and NLB Leasing

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Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) are frontline public health workers who are trusted members of and/or have an unusually close understanding of the community they serve. This trusting relationship enables CHVs to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.

More than 1 billion people worldwide suffer from one or more painful, debilitating tropical diseases which disproportionately impact poor and rural populations, cause severe sickness and disability, compromise mental and physical development, contribute to childhood malnutrition, reduce school enrollment, and hinder economic productivity.

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Last updated: December 07, 2021

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