Projects

CICED is engaged in projects or project preparation in 6 countries: Bolivia, Exile Tibet/India, Mongolia, Nepal, Peru and Tanzania.
Nepal

Better Life – Educating & Keeping Children Safe in Helambu

A better life - educating and protecting children in Helambu, Nepal  Quality education is a cornerstone in the fight against poverty and inequality. It plays a key role in the development of social and economic justice, gender equality and the development of a robust democracy. Inclusive and equitable quality education, the right of all children to receive education in the context of their communities, rooted in their cultural context is highlighted in SDG 4 'Quality Education'. It is with this...

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Nepal

Better locally led climate adaptation, Helambu, Nepal

The overall objective of this project is to support vulnerable communities and local government in Helambu rural municipality to design and establish flexible, inclusive institutional arrangements that can manage climate risks and deliver locally-led adaptation. This strengthens resilience to climate change.  The project has three specific goals: Capacity building of local disaster management committees' knowledge and technical capacity on climate change adaptation and participation. Strengthening the capacity of key municipal officials responsible for climate adaptation and management Strengthening the capacity...

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Nepal

The Everest Network

"To effectively adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change, those with lived experience must be consulted".  Much research suggests that one of the greatest assets after a disaster is the people who experience them, but this asset is hugely underutilized. People often experience increased community cohesion after a disaster, and this cohesion is greatest in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. As community-based organizations, the ten members of the network are an integral part of this phenomenon. But...

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Nepal

Putting Youth on the Center Stage

The project 'Putting Youth on the Centre Stage' is aimed at strengthening the opportunities and interest of Nepalese youth to participate in the country's social and economic development processes and actively participate in its governance.  The Sindhupalchok project area has been severely affected by war, trafficking, youth migration and earthquakes. While 60 percent of Nepal's population is under the age of 25, cultural traditions, gender bias and caste hierarchies effectively prevent the majority of young people from participating in politics...

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Nepal

Helambu Youth Taking Their Place

The project follows in the footsteps of some of the successes of the Putting Youth on Center Stage initiative. The focus of the new collaboration with JUST Nepal Foundation is to support young Nepalese to build strong, inclusive civil society platforms in their local communities. The ambition is for young people to participate peacefully and productively in Nepal's social and economic development processes.  When the project is completed at the end of 2021, the following objectives should be met: Poor...

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Nepal

Micro-credits for young people in Helambu

At the youth camps during the 'Putting Youth at the Center Staget' project, it was clear that several participants had great ideas on how to earn money for themselves and their families  But they lacked start-up capital. Not a lot of money, typically around $1000 USD to get started. Inspired by the energy and great ideas from the youth camps, CICED decided to earmark DKK 70,000 of our savings for micro-credits for young people in the Helambu region. So far,...

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Nepal

Emergency response to the spread of Covid-19

When the corona pandemic hit Nepal this spring, JUST Nepal Foundation and CICED joined forces to protect the people of Helambu as much as possible. There was a need for information and support for basic hygiene in public spaces.  Masks, water tanks, hand soap were distributed to healthcare workers. Volunteer doctors conducted health checks among the elderly. Young people from the previous youth camps were engaged in information chains. As of the October 2020 website update, there are no COVID-19...

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