CARE Nepal, like any other International Non Government Organization (INGO) in Nepal, operates through a basic agreement with Social Welfare Council, Government of Nepal that allows it to implement various community development projects and programs in the country. These projects and programs are guided by the government’s priorities, CARE's global programming principles and the need of the local communities. The organization works closely with various ministries and departments such as Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Ministry of Health and Population, Ministry of Local Development, Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation just to name the few. CARE Nepal is also an active member of the Association of International NGOs (AIN).
With whom does CARE Nepal work?
Since 2000,CARE Nepal began working in partnership with local NGOss,networks,federations and community groups to address the underlying causes of poverty,conflict and vulnerability through the promotion of gender and social inclusion,rights based approach and social mobilization.In 2010 CARE Nepal implemented 22 community development projects in 45 districts of the country in partnership with more than 80 local NGOs, 1,000 community groups, several local governments, 10 different networks and about 1,000 community based organizations to implement on-going programs. CARE Nepal works with rural communities to increase their capacity to plan, manage and implement activities on their own. Capacity building has been an efficient and effective method to ensure sustainable development. CARE Nepal places special emphasis on involving poor, vulnerable and socially excluded groups such as women, dalits and marginalized groups in local development processes.
CARE Nepal currently works in the following areas to contribute to the objectives of the core programs:
Climate Change and Natural Resource Manangement
Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Response
HIV and AIDS
Maternal/Child/Family Health Services
Formal and Popular/Informal Education
Rural Infrastructure/Quick Impact Program
Psychosocial Wellbeing of Women
Rural Micro Finanacing
Water and Sanitation
Advocacy and Policy Engagement
Strenthening the Civil Society