CSO Grant Facility

Bhutan

Category: CSO Projects

Posted On: October 8th, 2018

Title of the Project : Creating Eco-friendly footpath & drainage around Bongo Village

Location of the project: Chukha Dzongkhag (Bongo gewog)

Name of the applicant: Bongop Tshogpa

Duration of the project:  3 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR): Nu. 1,580,000.00

Objectives of the project:

  • Improve liveability, safety and sustainability of human settlement
  • Improve access and networks especially for vulnerable groups like elders, PWDs and children
  • Development a model eco-village

Target groups/ final beneficiaries: 64 households. (BHU, Schools & community lhakhang)

Estimated results:

  •  Liveability, safety and sustainability of human settlement improved
  • Access and networks among community members and vulnerable groups improved
  • Develop model eco-village and showcase best practices in development
  • Empowered local communities especially women in implementation of socio-economic development programmes at the local level
  • Vocational skills of youths and villagers improved
  • Community harmony enhanced through group work

Main activities:

  •  Measurement of path construction area
  • Purchase of materials for construction
  • Construction of footpath
  • Inauguration and media coverage