KIRAN - Knowledge based Initiative for Reinforcing Resilience through Integrated Actions in Nepal

Funding Information
Total Actual Commitment:
1,130,709 USD
Total Planned Commitment:
Total Actual Disbursements:
102,598 USD
Total Planned Disbursements:
Unallocated Disbursements:
1,028,111 USD
102,598 USD USD
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Save the Children -Team
Project Title: 
KIRAN - Knowledge based Initiative for Reinforcing Resilience through Integrated Actions in Nepal VALIDATED

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Climate Change Relevance: 

Status:  On-Going
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§  Carryout value chain analysis to identify the most promising sub-sector (value chain) in the project area

§  Organize the most-deprived and marginalized families in groups (for Climate Resilient High Value Agriculture- CRHVA)

§  Demonstration of improved technologies in partnership with local government and private sectors (combining farmers' field day at the end)

§  Support families/youths with production inputs (seeds, plant nutrients, IPM materials, small irrigation schemes, agriculture tools etc.)

§  Organise gender sensitisation workshops/campaigns in farmers’ groups and community

§  Facilitate linkage of entrepreneurs and farmers with financial institutions, markets and private sectors such that FORWARD-BACKWARD linkage model is established and operational in the locality


§  Support for the establishment of Agri-produce collection centers at different strategic locations

§  Conduct farmers' Business School (FBS) sessions in farmers' groups

§  Vocational skills/ME training to the youths from the most deprived families and support them for business start up

§  Beneficiary selection for CVA response

§  Rapid Market assessment

§  CVA to the selected beneficiaries

§  Work with school leadership to strengthen the education system in schools (provide the pedagogical supports to the teachers, and performance-based awards to teachers and schools, etc.) (2022 onward)

§  Formation/reformation and capacity building of child protection structures (WCPC/RMCRC) on child rights, child protection, steps to protect

§  Formation/reformation and capacity building of child clubs (make sure all CIJ are in child club/network) at community level

§  Organize safe back to school campaigns and support to enroll the out of school children of basic level through Alternative Education Program (AEP)/Each-one-teach- one program (2021+)

§  Educational materials/bursary support to out of school children from the most deprived and marginalized (2021+) families

§  Assess learning loss of the children and organize remedial/catch-up classes, home schooling to address the significant learning loss (2021+)

§  Provide orientation to parents, teachers, and SMCs about the importance of regularity of the children, and teachers in schools/quality time for teaching-learning activities and their roles for the same

§  Support schools for students’ tracking system such as participatory attendance board, follow up cards, reward, etc

§  Organize teachers' training on literacy and numeracy, digital skills including inclusive education (2022 onward)

§  Support for disinfection, and cleaning of schools, and child- friendly WASH facilities including handwashing and need based support of masks and sanitizers/soaps (co-funding with local governments) (2021+)

§  Support construction/renovation/ maintenance of toilet facilities for girls and boys

§  Support classrooms to establish child and disable friendly set up, inclusive teaching-learning materials (2021+) in selected schools co-funding with local governments

§  Develop and mobilize CIJ as child champion

§  Technical and financial support on child club and WCPC initiatives (street drama, home visit, public hearing, dialogue/consultation) to detect, prevent, report and respond to child protection cases.

§  Mobilisation of PSWs in the community for identification and referral for supports/response

§  Build capacity/accreditation of PSW on child protection, steps to protect, PFA

§  Prevention and response support to children in and at risk of labor migration.

§  Carry out poverty, vulnerability, GESI analysis and risk assessment covering all children and their families from the targeted municipalities in relation to education, protection, livelihoods, disaster and climate risk

§  Train municipal officials, authorities and SC partners on technical aspects and planning process aiming risk informed sectoral plans and policies including local disaster and climate resilient plans

§  Provide technical support to local governments to update/develop risk informed sectoral plans and policies including local disaster and climate resilient plans

§  Conduct at least one simulation exercise focused on implementation of sectoral as well as local disaster and climate resilient plans

§  Advocacy with local and provincial governments on the need of Shock Responsive Social Protection (SRSP) policies and program

§  Provide technical support to local governments to develop new (or update existing) Information Management System (IMS) related to education, protection, livelihoods, disasters and climate risks

§  ToT to youth, women and child club leaders on disaster and climate risks and mobilise them for awareness raising/empowerment

§  Generate SBCC (CUBIC) materials on climate and environment and organize awareness sessions in selected schools



§  Increased adoption of improved livelihood opportunities

§  Lead firms and other SMEs strengthened to provide quality inputs, technical and marketing services

§  Farming and business literacy of the most deprived youths/families increased

§  Multiple needs of the most poor and vulnerable people including children and PLWs during disasters are addressed through crisis modifier

§  Out of school and likely to drop out children gained academic skills to succeed

§  Established an attendance tracking system at schools for students.

§  Improved learning environment at schools through teachers' capacity building and improvement in classroom environment

§  Capacity of the child protection structure, child club and their networks strengthened to address child protection issues

§  Capacity of PSWs in the areas of child protection, steps to protect and PFA enhanced and mobilized

§  Local government's capacity on planning and information management in relation to education, protection, poverty reduction, disaster and climate risks enhanced

§  Women, youths and child club members are engaged in empowerment sessions on disaster and climate risks


1.      Vulnerable youth (aged 19-40 yrs) and families have sufficient incomes and resources at all times to support children's well-being

2.      Increased access to safe quality basic education for the children from the most deprived and marginalized families

3.      Improved access to quality child protection services

Improved systems and policy environments to enhance resilience to multiple shocks 


The project started from February 2021 and partially disturbed the implementation due to COVID-19 second wave caused we are still struggling to track the activities as per plan. The initial stage of project, the community is positive towards the project and interventions. The project is implementing in collaboration with municipalities and beneficiaries at Palika

Budget Type:
Off Budget

Treasury Type:

Humanitarian Aid: No


Date of Agreement:  02-01-2021
Date of effectiveness:  02-01-2021
Proposed Start Date: 
Actual Start Date: 
Planned Completion Date:  02-01-2021
[Karnali Pradesh] 0.0%



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National Plan

Nepal Sector Classification - AGRICULTURE (100.0)%

Implementing/Executing Agencies

Donor Organization: 
  • Save the Children

Counterpart Ministry : 
  • Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security 100.0 %

Executing Agency: 
  • Save the Children 100.0 %

Implementing Agency: 
  • Non Governmental Organisations 100.0 %
Save the Children
Transaction Type Transaction Date Type Of Assistance Mode Of Payment Post Earthquake Assistance Aid Type Financing Instrument Amount
Actual Commitment 02-01-2021 Grant Aid Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 1,130,709 USD
Sub Total Actual Commitment: 1,130,709 USD
Sub Total Planned Commitment: 0 USD
Actual Disbursement 06-30-2021 Grant Aid Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 102,598 USD
Sub Total Actual Disbursement: 102,598 USD
Sub Total Planned Disbursement: 0 USD
Expenditure 06-30-2021 Grant Aid Cash No NORMAL CASE Project Support 102,598 USD
Progress Achieved

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