Jeevan Bikas Samaj

Organization Name

Jeevan Bikas Samaj

Chairperson/Executive Director

Mr. Yogendra Mandal

Contact Address

Central Office:

P.O.Box 272, Biratnagar-10

Milan Marg, Block No.24

Morang, Nepal

Tel:+977-21-538462, 621792

Fax:+977-21-440050

E-mail: jbsbrt@ntc.net.np, jbs_amahi@yahoo.com

Website

www.jeevanbikas.org.np

     

 

Organizational Synopsis:

Jeevan Bikas Samaj (JBS) is a national level NGO established in 21 September 1997 in order to improve the socio-economic and cultural circumstances of marginalized people. It is a non-partisan, non-political, non-profitable and non-religious organization serving back warded disadvantaged poor community. JBS is initiating awareness through advocacy and strengthening the leadership capability of the poor and disadvantaged groups. To improve livelihood conditions of landless, marginalized and back warded people, JBS is implementing microfinance program and providing its services to the targeted poor people. It has achieved significant outcomes in microfinance service, income generation, women empowerment, community development, human resource development, education, awareness, health and sanitation. JBS is fighting against rural poverty to fulfill its goal to make healthy rural civilization over the period of 14 years since its establishment.

 

Organization Details

1

Legal Status

 Micro Finance Development Banks

 FINGO

 Cooperative

 Others

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2

Established Date and Place

September 21, 1997, Morang

3

Vision Statement

Poverty free Nepal

4

Mission Statement

Enhance quality life of poor people by increasing their access to the resources.

5.

Number Of Districts Covered

7

6.

Number of VDCs Covered

253

7.

Number of Branch Offices

49

8.

Number of Regional Offices

6

9.

Strategies and Interventions

a. Financial Services

b. Non-financial services

Financial Services

  • Loan
  • Saving
  • Insurance: Emergency Relief Fund, Livestock Insurance, Life Insurance Policy
  • Remittance

 

Non Financial Services

  • Agriculture and horticulture
  • Natural resource management
  • Incorm generation
  • Micro enterprises development and market linkages
  • Health and education
  • Formal and non-formal education
  • Gender, development and advocacy
  • Bio Gas
  • Biodiversity and environment conservation
  • Reproductive health/HIV and AIDS
  • Park Program
  • Livelihood Development
  • Housing for Poor
  • Social awareness
  • Conflict Diminution

10.

No. of Members

99894

11.

No. of Borrowers

72687

12.

No. of Staffs

252

13.

Loan Outstanding (NRs)

1,251,090,746

14.

Total Deposits (NRs)

821,781,099

15.

Partner Organizations

  • Rural Microfinance Development Center Ltd. (RMDC)
  • Alternative Energy Promotion Center
  • Habitat for Humanity Nepal
  • UNDP
    UNCDF
  • Nepal Rastra Bank
  • World Bank
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Chemonics International/USAID
  • World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
  • Samjhauta Nepal
  • JFPR
  • PLAN Nepal
  • PACT Nepal
  • Indian Embassy
  • DDC Morang
  • The Asia Foundation