Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: May 17th, 2019

Title of the Project           Skills Development of NFE Learners

Location of the project    Thimphu

Name of the applicant      Zheten Shey Yen Aum Tsu Tshogpa (NFE Group Serbithang)

Duration of the project     12 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu 436,000.00

Objectives of the project             

  • Empower women with access to credit, through creation of their group funds
  • Skills development, homebased earning to supplement their household income
  • Change members economic capacity

Target groups/ final beneficiaries      13 women & their families

Estimated results           

  • Functioning network of home based workers established
  • Access to credit by members from their group saving scheme
  • Members become skilled home based workers

Main activities 

  • Group formation/ development of bylaws
  • Establish record keeping system
  • Building seed money through savings
  • Basic equipment for skill development