It was founded in 1942 to make networked of 17 organizations in more than 90 countries to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. It works directly with communities and see to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them. Oxfam has been working in Nepal since the 1980s, addressing the poverty and injustice faced by women and other socially excluded groups through a variety of projects. The focus in now on
  • Promoting gender justice and minority rights
  • Partnering with local civil society organizations and the government to promote rural livelihoods, and vulnerable communities' resilience to climatic shocks and disasters.
  • Empowering communities and people, especially women, to negotiate with people in power, influence decision making processes, claim rights and essential services.


  Panos South Asia
It was established in 1997. The organization encourages and facilitates public discourse and debate on a wide range of issues. Its vision is to make societies inclusive, democratic and just. We seek to renegotiate power through media by enabling diverse opinions, ideas and theories to be included in the debate on governance and development. It has evolved a roadmap with five clear signposts to reach its ambitious destination which are Focus on Media , Gender as an integral part of any activity, Three levels of intervention, Four forms of media and four strategic thrust areas and Five thematic areas and cross-cutting issues.


  Plan International
Plan international is working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. It has been working in Nepal since 1978 for helping poor children to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection. Its strategy in Nepal covers 5 core areas, all of which are rooted in child rights:
  • health, water, sanitation and hygiene
  • basic education
  • household economic security
  • child protection
  • child-centered disaster risk management


  PlaNet Finance
It is for promoting and developing the microfinance sector and thereby enables poor populations excluded from financial services to gain access to a loan, save or benefit from an insurance in order to create and develop revenue generating activities and protect from life’s risks


  Planete Enfants Nepal
It is working for against the trafficking of children. It has acquired an expertise in the domain in Nepal and developed practical tools for the protection, prevention, and reintegration of victims. This evolution has developed parallel with the financial support of public and private donors, and especially the European Union, which has complemented the resources acquired from the private sector.


  Population Services International (PSI)
It is global health organization dedicated to improving the health of people in the developing world by focusing on serious challenges like a lack of family planning, HIV and AIDS, barriers to maternal health, and the greatest threats to children under five, including malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia and malnutrition. It was founded in 1970. In Nepal, it was launched in 2002 focusing on HIV/AIDS prevention, child survival and family planning. The program includes:
  • Reproductive Health and Family Planning
  • Malaria prevention, control and treatment
  • HIV/AIDS prevention
  • Safe water education


  Practical Action
Its approach is to find the practical solutions to poverty life. The mission is to contribute to poor people’s wellbeing, using technology to challenge poverty by:
  • building the capabilities of poor men and women
  • improving their access to technical options and knowledge
  • working with them to influence social, economic and institutional systems for innovation and the use of technology.
In Nepal, it works four main areas:
  • Reducing vulnerability
  • Making markets work
  • Promoting infrastructure for the poor
  • Responding to new technologies


  Private Agencies Collaborating Together (PACT)
It was found in 1971 to facilitate the distribution of small USAID grants to PVOs working in relief and development assistance. Pact’s mission consists of our values, purpose, goals and vision. It has been working since 1999 to help hundreds of thousands of women increase their incomes, improve care for their families, and build self-esteem and more. The approach of PACT is to self-sustain development and focus on building the capacity of nonprofits in Nepal’s mid-west and far west regions to address development and growth.


  Promise Nepal
It works directly with leprosy sufferers and their families in Nepal, especially those who have slipped through the net. It also supports purpose-built homes and villages where their special needs are met.