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PROGRAM IMPLEMENTING APPROACHES AND METHODOLOGIES

CDECF adopts following approaches for implementing project activities

  1. Social Mobilization Approach

    CDECF, a "District level implementing Local Partner Organization" for many donor supported program activities, has well developed social mobilization mechanisms in implementing their community development program activities. Social mobilization is only way out to create awareness among community people especially poor women, Dalit and Janajatis, help them to organize, empower them for decision making so that they can identify and prioritize their needs. It is also expected to build up capacity for preparation, implementation, operation and management of community sub-projects to enhance their livelihoods.
  2. Pro-Poor Targeting and Social Inclusion:

    The pro-poor and most deprived communities especially women, Dalits, Janajatis and vulnerable communities will be mobilized for their sensitization, capacity enhancement and empowerment in community development activities that address proper social inclusion process and ensure social justice and harmony in the society through holistic development.
  3. Need Based and Demand Driven Approach

    All the program activities of CDECF are formulated on the basis of need and demand set by communities for development activities. In this connection, CDECF directly interacts with the community people to encourage them to take initiatives to improve their livelihoods, particularly organizing them into community organizations. The community organizations are encouraged to identify their development needs, prioritize them and implement on the basis of their capacity and local resources available.
  4. Community Institution Building

    Community organizations are the main entry point for carrying development activities in rural areas which helps to ensure long term sustainability of program. Therefore, CDECF is engaged in strengthening the existing community organizations and form community organizations where not exist. Community organizations are mainly responsible for planning, designing and managing community development activities with technical and facilitative support of CDECF.
  5. Cost Sharing and Partnership Approach

    Cost sharing and Partnership programming with community organizations, local partner organizations, private companies, DDC, VDCs, District Line agencies and I/NGOs is fundamental approach of CDECF in carrying the program development activities which ensures sustainability and ownership building of development programs among all stakeholders. CDECF believes that cost sharing and partnership approach makes development activities more cost effective, accountable and qualitative, and creates synergy among development efforts.
  6. Coordination, Networking and Linkage Development

    CDECF is carrying out all its program activities in a coordinated and joint programming way with all concerned stakeholders so that participation of all could be ensured and produce synergetic results. CDECF is an executive member of district level coordination and networking committee comprising of development stakeholders such as DDC, VDCs, Local partner Organizations, District Agriculture Office, District Veterinary Office, District Forest Office, District Soil and Watershed Management Office, District Women Development office, District Health Office and other I/NGOs working in Sindhupalchowk district in order to develop direct communication, information sharing and create functional relation to institutionally promote community development activities. CDECF is playing facilitative role in organizing coordination and networking meeting among agriculture development partners to gear sustainable soil management activities in the district. CDECF itself is member of many networking and coordinating institutions. It is affiliated with District NGO Federation, District NGO Coordination Committee.
  7. Linkage with Micro-credits

    Community organizations will be linked with cooperative, saving and credit groups and other micro-financial institutions so that they will receive financial support to carry out their community development initiatives. In the mean time, synergetic and joint working relation will be developed among different stakeholders for sustainable and holistic development.
  8. Advocacy and Lobbying

    With the implementation of many community development activities in rural areas especially targeted to minimize poverty situation. CDECF has gained lots of experience, success case studies, lesson learned in tackling poverty of rural communities. CDECF is now engaged in sharing information among and building capacity of community organizations, district government line agencies, I/NGOs, DDC and VDCs so that they can formulate holistic and integrated development planning to substantially reduce poverty situation. CDECF is assisting concerned stakeholders such as community organizations, VDCs, DDC, district line agencies and field based I/NGOs in formulate pro-poor targeted development activities. CDECF itself is implementing pro-poor targeted programs such as Reproductive health and Micro credit, Sustainable Soil Management, Women Empowerment and Environment Conservation activities.
  9. Capacity Building and Human Resource Development

    Capacity building and human resource development of targeted communities is most crucial and fundamental aspect of achieving sustainability of any development projects. CDECF is therefore assisting community organizations, VDCs and all concerned stakeholders in building their capacity to make development activities more users’ friendly, cost effective and operate in sustainable manner. This approach also helps local communities to utilize their local resources wisely.
  10. High Transparency in Process

    Transparency in decision making process and financial management is best way of establishing organizational credibility in the society. It is therefore CDECF regularly organizes public auditing and shares information of program activities, progresses and achievements to make all stakeholders accountable to organization and minimize conflicts. This also creates ownership among all development partners.