Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: September 28th, 2018

Title of the Project:  Community-based mechanised micro wool processing centre for economic empowerment of Brokpa women and youth of Merak

Location of the project: Trashigang Dzongkhag, Merak Gewog, Gengue Village

Name of the applicant: Bhuchung Kaywa Zangpo Aumtshu  Dheytshen

Duration of the project: 24 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/): Nu 2,810,000.00

Objectives of the project: What does the project try to change or improve?

The primary objective of the project is to enhance the financial independence and reduce workload of Brokpa women of Gengu village, through income generation from producing and marketing yak/sheep wool textiles, arts and crafts.

  • Target groups/ final beneficiaries 88 members (the herder women’s group)
  • Membership is expected to grow

Estimated results: These results are inserted in the activity plan (part 3)

Expected result 1: Community–based mechanized micro wool processing center established and operationalized

Expected result 2: Capacity and skills of herder women/youth in wool processing, dyeing and weaving methods/techniques and skills enhanced

Expected result 3: Knowledge management and information dissemination on project outcomes and lessons learned promoted

Main activities

  1. Community –based wool processing centre established and operationalized
  2. Capacity and skills of herder women/youth in wool processing methods, dyeing, and weaving techniques and skills enhanced
  3. Knowledge management and information dissemination promoted