Development Exchange Centre - Nepal

Organization Name

Development Exchange Centre - Nepal

Phone No.

056-580075

Fax No.

056-580164

Email Address

infocdr@wlink.com.np

Address

Bachhauli VDC-6, Sauraha, Chitwan

Chairperson

Ms. Shikha Shrestha

Chief Executive

Ms. Parbati Shrestha

Contact Person Name and Address

Ms. Parbati Shrestha

Organizational Synopsis:

DEC-Nepal is a regional non-government organization established in 2002 in Central Development Region. It believes in innate human potentialities to bring about positive changes through active peoples’ participation. DEC-Nepal also firmly believes that marginalized peoples’ participation through their organizations can sustain the development process. It is primarily dedicated to the sustainable development of disadvantaged groups of the Nepalese society through the promotion of Socio-economic and political empowerment, promotion of good governance and strengthening social integration.

Organization Details

1

Legal Status

NGO

2

Established Date and Place

2059 Sauraha, Chitwan.

3

Geographical Focus Area Area (Hill, Mountain & Terai)

Inner terai

4

Mission Statement

Creation of critical Mass for promotion of self-governance

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Strategies and Interventions

 

 

 

a. Financial Services

 

 

 

 

 

b. Non-financial services

  • Strengthening capacity of CSOs on people centered advocacy

  • Institutionalizing sharing mechanism

  • Mobilizing CSOs for enhancing capacity of local communities

 

 

Financial support:

  • Institutional development support

  • Revolving fund support

  • Community development support

 

Non-financial services:

  • Training, Awareness camp, Health camp, Literacy class. Coordination meeting, Interaction, Tenchnical guiding and councelling, program review meeting, Monitoring and Exposure visit.

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No. of Groups

125 groups (25 MDOs)

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Number of savings members

2500

8

Number of loanees

1500

9

No. of Female Members

2250

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Total Saving Balance (Rs.)

66,279.00

11

Loan Disbursement (Rs.)

53,24,600.00

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Loan Outstanding (Rs.)

21,24,486.00

13

Repayment Rate (Rs.)

60%

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No. of District Coverage

5 districts (Sarlahi, Makawanpur, Parsa, Chitwan and Dhading)

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No. of Staffs

6 persons

16

No. of Female Staffs

2 Persons

17

Average Interest Rate on Saving (Rs.)

8 %

18

Average Interest Rate on Loan (Rs.)

12 %

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Average Loan Size per Members (Rs.)

Rs. 5000.00

Note: - The above mentioned saving and credit activities had been conducted under the SCOP program with the support of SAP -Nepal but this program had already been fased out since 2005. Although, DEC –Nepal has been taking responsibilities to update saving and credit status with MDOs still now.