With the aim to create an enabling environment for most-marginalized women from the remote mountain region of Nepal to exercise their Economic, Social, and Cultural (ESC) rights. Women Welfare Service has implemented “RUPANTARAN: Women empowerment through the economic transformation of the most marginalized women of Humla- Karnali to helps to achieve the following objectives:

1) to achieve 40% increment in the income of marginalized women and their families and improvement of local products value-chain by 2021 

2) to have in place one policy/strategy that creates an enabling environment for local business and a working system that promotes good governance at the local level by June 2021.

The project had supported women of Sarkegad to run agro-based enterprises. As a result, 33 women started agro-based enterprises. WWS had also helped sarkegad municipality with food security and girls and empowerment policy (2020). RM had been started implementing those policy and programs are being designed based on those policies. The economic empowerment helps to improve the household’s purchasing power that subsequently results in an improved standard of living.

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