Project Supported by TSO

NGO Support and Monitoring Program


TSO team is supporting and monitoring different NGOs funded by Fondation de France. By doing site visits, the team is able to provide assistance.

The following are the list of NGOs along with the details of the program:
Project Title: Implementation of mixed used shelters in Khokana
  Enfance Nepal
The village of Khokana, located at 5km south of Kathmandu ring-road, has less than 5000 inhabitants and 30% has less than 20 years old. It was an architectural treasure of Newari culture. The lifestyle based on agriculture is ancestral and Khokana is also called « The living museum ».According to a publication of National Statistics Office published in 2014, 25% of Khokana population is illiterate and 8% reached the intermediate level of education. The mediocre security conditions which were applying before the earthquake had been worst since, and the population has been forced to assure his own protection.
Feb 2016 – The Construction of 152 Temporary Shelters are completed, 13 are remaining. The construction of 90 water tanks has been completed, 75
are remaining. The construction of 84 toilets have started and the structures are erected, 85 are remaining. Additional 4 pits have been completed by the end of January.
The constructions of temporary shelter involved the replacement of Zinc Sheet with bamboo. The distribution of 90 solar light set is completed, 75 are remaining.

Project Title: Education, Protection and Livelihood in earthquake-affected areas
Planete Enfant
In the aftermath of the 25th April and 12th May earthquakes that affected 8 million people in 14 districts, Planète Enfants and its partner NGO Shakti Samuha decided to work in 8 VDCs in Nuwakot (Balkumari, Ralukadevi, Samundradevi, Samundratar, Shikharbesi, Sundaradevi, Thaprek, Urleni) after consulting district and local authorities, schools, communities and many other stakeholders to develop a relevant and consistent intervention in the areas of education, protection and livelihood.
Feb 2016 – Besides construction of 8 temporary learning centers in 8 schools (8 VDCs), Planete Enfants constructed 6 temporary latrines and repaired 8 toilets in 6 Schools (Balkumari, Ralukadevi, Shikharbesi, Sundaradevi and Sundaradevi). This project has been completed.

Project Title: Post-Earthquake Emergency Response in Nepal – Recovery and economical boost
 The targeted zone is Kavrepalanchok district, village of Koshidekha, Karethok and Sattighar. In Koshidekha, for instance, 496 on 535 houses are collapsed or severely damaged(93%). Hygiene and sewage infrastructures destroyed, water access infrastructures severely damaged, especially after
the second Earthquake of May 12th. Structurally vulnerable livelihood means are even more fragile.
Feb 2016 – The construction activities of permanent latrines in health post in Kosidekha VDC, Kavrepalanchock District, has been complete as per
the design and drawings provided by TSO.
TRIANGLE GH-ARSOW is now constructing drainage around the permanent latrines and a mmending some changes in the 8 temporary latrines as per the recommendation provided by TSO.

Project Title:  Emergency Response Program for Earthquake Victims of Small Farmers Agriculture Cooperatives (SFACL) of five district of NEPAL 
On April 25, 2015 at 11: 56 AM, Nepal was shocked by powerful earthquake with magnitude of 7.9 Richter scale. The entire nation is under the state of shock. The preliminary reports shows that more than 8,700 peoples have died and more than 20000 are reportedly injured. 95 percent member SFACLs in the highly affected districts lost their house and now they are residing in either tent or temporary shelter.
In the proposed VDCs of 5 districts, the earthquake has destroyed/hampered all the sources of livelihood and other economic activities. Members were engaged in agriculture, poultry and livestock activities. These were primary sources of income for them to contribute to family expenses.  After the earthquake, members are dependent on relief provided by various organizations but as soon as the relief activities stop then there will be no such source of income generation.
Feb 2016 – TSO team conducted site analysis of all 3 sites and recommended to look for alternative sites in Muralibhanjang and Nalang VDC of Dhading district as the site were steep. NACCFL proposed to construct multistorey community center with RCC construction since the community
do not want to look for alternative sites.

Project Title: Nepal Earthquake Recovery though Construction of Community Centres
The earthquake in Nepal on 25 April 2015 has destroyed 288,798 houses and damaged 254,112. A District-wise data of DDRC shows that the estimated population directly affected by destroyed houses in Sindhupalchok is 273,976, accounting for 95.9% of the total district population (Ministry of Home Affairs). The district ranks first in the whole Nepal for its scale of damages to buildings and lost lives caused by the earthquake. In total 63885 houses (95.79%) out of 66,688 were completely collapsed.
Sindhupalchok has two municipality and 68 VDCs. The target VDCs, Helambu and Kiul were selected because of their remoteness and prevailing poverty.
Feb 2016 – The construction of the community center is in the final stage. The structure has been completed. Stone wall up to sill level has been
constructed and timber planks is used above sill level. Doors and Windows has been installed. The construction activities has started. The Steel Structure has been erected at the site.

Project Title: Recovery support to  earthquake affected people
Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake on 25 April 2015 with 7.8 Magnitude Richter Scale and multiple aftershocks therafter, severely affecting Kathmandu and other districts. The epicenter was Barpak, Gorkha. After 17 days, a second major earthquake occurred on 12 May 2015 with a magnitude of 6.9. The epicenter was in the border of Dolakha and Sindhupalchowk.
The tremor caused fresh landslides, and destroyed some buildings which survived the first quake. Within hours of the quake, tents began to fill open areas of the city as residents were afraid to go back inside.
The hard hit districts are reported to be Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Nuwakot, Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, Sindhupalchowk, Kavre, Ramecchap, Makwanpur, Dolakha, Solukhumbu, Okhaldhunga and Sindhuli. Many buildings, temples and monuments have collapsed and landslides and avalanches have destroyed many villages in rural areas.
Feb 2016 – TSO conducted site analysis visit in 1 of 4 proposed site and provided them with the design, drawings and the cost estimates of the
community center.
Jagaran Nepal has got the approval for the construction of 1 community center at Mahadevstan VDC in Kavrepalanchowk District with FdF with the extension of budget. VDC office and women cooperative has commited for the contribution of 10% and 20% of the project cost.

Project Title: Tangpal Valley Reconstruction Project
The project is to Support for Recovery and Reconstruction of more than 2000 houses in 3 VDCs (Gunsa, Thangpaldhap and Thangpalkot) of Sindhupalchowk District. The integrated project includes early recovery, winterisation, recovery and reconstruction of houses and infrastructures, psyco-social, income generation and capacity building training. A&D and ASF Nepal are supporting the planning and reconstruction and have set up a permanent office on site. This integrated program aims to rebuild while at the same time reduce the vulnerability to hazards and includes community participation.
Feb 2016 –  TSO Sindhupalchok is also active on the site providing advisory technical support to those households already reconstructing their houses by their own means. They have the required funds but safe and sustainable reconstruction is essential and technical support is required. TSO is actually surveying those families doing self-reconstruction and will be proposing technical support to them through advisory visits and BBBS awareness.
GIS Map – TSO Sindhupalchok continues the planning of the housing reconstruction phase coming ahead. One of the tools being developed
for the reconstruction campaign is a GIS map with essential information on the households : Name, GPS position, beneficiary ID, land information, family composition, support needs and others. Actually in its test version, this tool will be essential for proper management and monitoring of the reconstruction. It will also be useful other activities such as participatory planning of the VDCs also coming soon.