CSO Grant Facility

Bhutan

Category: CSO Projects

Posted On: May 17th, 2019

Title of the Project          BAOWE Food Processing Unit in collaboration with Samdrup Jongkhar Thromdey Womens Group

Location of the project   Samdrup Jongkhar

Name of the applicant    BAOWE &  Samdrup Jongkhar Thromdey Women’s Group

Duration of the project    18 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu 5,920,550.00

Objectives of the project             

  • To provide a platform where erstwhile street hawkers, disadvantaged members of the society, single mothers and unengaged youth will be trained to become food manufacturers
  • TO encourage use of indigenous ingredients to create marketing outlet for farmers
  • TO create conducive and wholesome workplace where women can congregate and earn
  • To build capacity of functional women Self Help Groups by enhancing their marketing capacity
  • To raise income of over 100 rural households through micro enterprise

Target groups/ final beneficiaries              30 members directly, several indirectly

Estimated results           

  • Several people’s income increased
  • Ready sales outlet for rural farmers
  • Generation of self-employment
  • Conducive and wholesome workplace for women

Main activities 

  • Preliminary Meeting
  • Training on Food Safety & hygiene (BAFRA)
  • Training on food processing
  • Training on product quality management, packaging, labeling
  • Training on book keeping, financial literacy and digitization
  • Construction of community kitchen & sales outlet

Installation of basic equipment