Basic Needs
It works in the developing world to end the suffering of mentally ill people. It was established in 1999.


  BBC World Service Trust
It was established in September 2007 and works for
  • Drama with Katha Mitho Sarangiko, and debate with the magazine programme, Sarangiko Bhalakusari, supporting the national campaign against gender-based violence. It is funded by UK Aid.
  • Sajha Sawal – weekly, bi-media discussion programme, where the people hold the leaders to account. Promoting good governance. It is funded by UK Aid.
  • Ghar Aagan, weekly magazine programme, improving understanding of good health practices for mothers and babies. Funded by EU, UNICEF, NFHP and UNFPA.
  • A Citizen Speaks, radio spot providing analysis and context to support people’s understanding of the constitutional process. Part of the Support to Participatory Constitution Building in Nepal (SPCBN). It is funded by UNDP.


  Bright Future Nepal
It was founded in June 2002 to provide meaningful change for people living in Nepal by empowering women and children through quality healthcare and education.


  Britain-Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT)
The trust is serving the people since 1968. Its aims are to assist the people of Nepal and to improve their health through the realization of their health rights. It does this by working with the Ministry of Health, international and local non-governmental organizations, local committees and communities to:
  • Empower disadvantages people to obtain improved access to health services and resources.
  • Strengthen the capacity of local health institutions to respond
  • Develop approaches that can be advocated and replicated by others
  • Ensure sustainability of programmes and outcomes.
The objectives are
  1. Participate with vulnerable villagers to improve their health status, access to health services and alleviate their poverty.
    Funded programmes help BNMT to work with local NGOs to help villagers achieve
    • improved health knowledge
    • avoid risks of illness, especially infections
    • gain better services from health institutions and
    • develop skills and tasks that increase family income
  2. Assist the Nepal Tuberculosis Centre (NTC) to eradicate infectious TB.
    Grants from the Global Fund help BNMT to support the NTC in its task to:
    • find patients with TB
    • diagnose and treat TB
    • conduct Directly Observed Therapy with clinical staff or families
    • record patient histories
    • be aware of HIV/AIDS
    • conduct surveys and research


  CARE International Nepal
It began its work in Nepal in 1978. It currently works in 45 districts through its 12 projects on issues related to improving the lives of the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded populations. It implements a range of activities to enable poor and vulnerable people to create and benefit from opportunities that improve their lives and ensure greater gender and caste equity, with lasting impact. These Include: civil society strengthening; child health, family health, HIV/AIDs; agriculture and horticulture; buffer zone development; non-formal education; peace building; saving and credit/small economic activity; irrigation; water and sanitation; emergency relief and community rehabilitation.


  CCS Italia
It was established in Genoa, Italy in November 1998 for improving local living conditions of children by means of concrete initiatives of direct and indirect support to their education, well-being and development. In Nepal, it is working in Kavre, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Chitwon and Makwanpur districts, with a mission "to improve children's life conditions in the environment/local context in which they live". CCS Italy supports 3181 children along with their families, communities and thousands of other children and helps them to realize their full potential. It works in partnership with different 6 NGOs.


  Center for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI)
  • Fights for poverty by supporting local populations in their efforts.
  • Supports non-polluting agriculture that feeds people and generates decent income
  • Stands with affected populations by natural disaster and human conflicts
  • Transforms unequal relations between women and men.

CECI opened its Nepal office in 1987. It has carried 34 projects in more than 40 districts. It is working on economic and social development in Nepal. CECI cultivates long-term partnerships with numerous NGOs, cooperatives, private businesses, local councils, and central government agencies and departments. Main areas of work are:

  • rural poverty reduction;
  • good governance and democracy;
  • reducing disparities between women and men and between castes, particularly in terms of participation and access to services;
  • community health, nutrition, and hygiene;
  • natural resources management with a priority on rural electrification and marketing of forest resources;
  • transfer and adaptation of conflict management techniques developed and used by CECI in Latin America and Africa.


  Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)
It was founded in 1975 to improve the lives of women and girls in developing country. The programs are:
  • Increase educational opportunities for girls and youths.
  • Ensure access to lifesaving reproductive health and HIV/AIDS information and services
  • Strengthen governance and women’s leadership in developing countries.
To ensure that women have the skills to advance development in their nations, CEDPA also sponsors global training programs to build leadership abilities, technical expertise and program management skills on a range of critical issues.

In Nepal, CEDPA has been working to achieve its mission by helping rural women and youth to acquire knowledge and skills to make informed decisions and to take appropriate actions to address their educational, social and reproductive health needs in partnership with a variety of government agencies and non-governmental organizations.