CSO Grant Facility

Bhutan

Category: CSO Projects

Posted On: May 17th, 2019

Title of the Project   Socio Economic empowerment of women and youth of Sengchilo CF group

Location of the project     Pema Gatshel

Name of the applicant     KHANGMA SENGCHILLO DRANAM PHNDEY COMMUNITY FOREST, YURUNG GEWOG, PEMAGATSHEL DZONGKHAG

Duration of the project  18 Months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu  1,564,710

Objectives of the project             

  • To assess and uphold socioeconomic empowerment of women and youth members of the community forest management group

Target groups/ final beneficiaries              104 households

Estimated results           

  • Enhance capacity of youth, women and socially marginalized groups
  • Encourage women and youth participation in decision making process
  • Well established organizational operating system
  • Develop strategies to ensure equitable benefit sharing system for disadvantaged members
  • Identify incentives to encourage women and school dropouts participation in the group
  • Diversify income generating activities
  • Increase employment opportunity for youth and women

 Main activities 

  • Awareness training on empowerment of women and youth (leadership)
  • Analysis of capacity Gaps and plan
  • Exchange Program tour
  • Skill based training
  • Value chain market analysis training
  • GROUP governance training
  • CF fund management training
  • Meeting hall construction