Nepal women community service center (NWCSC) established in 1993 in Dang district is an non- government organization working for social and economic empowerment of youths and women. NWCSC is implementing renewal energy program in four districts Dang, Pyuthan, Salyan and Rolpa of Nepal.

Nepalese household does not have access to electricity and mostly depend on oil based or wooden or renewable energy alternatives. To fill the gap of the electricity shortage there has been various renewable energies such as micro-hydro and solar energy are being introduced in rural areas. To provide the renewal energy access in program area, Nepal women community service center(NWCSC) with technical support of ARC Finance and Alternative Energy Promotion Center(AEPC) is implementing renewal energy program since 2015.

Partner organization:

  • Alternative Energy Promotion Center(AEPC)/ Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihoods(RERL).
  • ARC Finance
  • Saral Urja Nepal Pvt ltd. , Kathmandu

 

Objective:

  • To provide alternative source of energy to 100% of clients.
  • To provide clients access to varied solar product mix.
  • To establish solar photovoltaic water pumping system for irrigation with credit financing.

 

Activities:

  • Training and capacity building of staffs and members.
  • Product showcase
  • Market research and focus group meeting.
  • Mass awareness program
  • Sales and marketing training to staff
  • Product sales (different products) and maintenance support.
  • Credit financing support to establish solar photovoltaic water pumping system.

 

Nepal women community service center (NWCSC) also intends to promote integrated agricultural support to youths and farmers so along with renewal energy program comprehensive package is being provided to promote production in agriculture and livestock.

 

Agricultural services offered by NWCSC;

(a) Steady water supply from a solar pump in a shared model;

(b) Drip system for water management;

(c) Poly house;

(d) Routine visit by an agricultural technical expert;

(e) Local technical for managing water supply and maintain solar pump;

(f) Establishment and management of farmer producer groups (including water distribution method); and

(g) Improved access of agricultural products to market.