Nepal is one of the least developed countries in the world. Population growth, under employment, geographical barriers and poverty are some of the main constraints for community development, especially in the remote hilly and rural areas community. To improve living standards of community people in the remote area of far western, mid western, western, central and eastern parts of Nepal and contribute to overall community development of the area as well as Community Development Programme (CDP) Nepal is given first priority to center region and far western’s remote communities and willing to assist financial support from national and international donor agencies and local government.
CDP Nepal is a non-profit And non-governmental and its solidarity association for pure community development work’s organization. It was established in 2006 in remote community as CBO, but it was registered in 5th February 2011 by a group of community development professionals in Lalitpur District Administration Office with the aims to empower vulnerable, poor and disadvantaged populations and especially focusing to women and children in remote villages and enable community to be self-reliant for the future. The CDP is designed to create conditions of economic and social progress for remote community with its active participation, transparency, responsiveness and fullest reliance upon the community initiative for helping a community strengthen and develop itself. The CDP believes that people who live in community, share their best ideas, relationships, new learning, innovation, best practices, present community issues, available local resources, present needs identify and common hardships for community development activities.
CDP Nepal is registered under the organization registration Act 2034 of Nepal with the District Administration office, Lalitpur Nepal (Regd No 3247/2067/68 and recently renewed on 25/06/2073 BS) and is affiliated with Social Welfare Council under section 13 of the Social Welfare Act 1992 (SWC No. 31706/2067/68) and registered in Inland Revenue Department Office (PAN no. 304741348 and Tax Free Certification No 4662/2067/68)
A self-empowered and self-sustained society; where all kinds of discrimination are absent in deprived community.
The mission of CDP Nepal is to create opportunities for the self-empowerment of poor, vulnerable and socially excluded people to fulfill their basic needs and achieve social justice through health, education, livelihood and community development programmes.
The overall goal of the CDP is to strengthen the community development programme through social inclusion, good governance, gender equity, partnership and right based approaches of the deprived community in sustainable way.
CDP Nepal always appreciates and respects positive endeavors from individuals, communities and national and international agencies. The CDP always considers the following approached during the programme implementation process:
CDP Nepal is believed on plan of action designed to achieve long term and short term objectives and aims. CDP has developed every three years community development strategy plan for making effective and efficient implementation and to get valuable outcomes.
Core Values: “RAISE”
CDP has five principles and it is intended that the following principles will be reflected in the practices of its board, staff and partners.