Program Components

1. Health and Sanitation

In resemblance to the objective on the improvement of personal and community health and sanitation, different programs will be carried out in partnership and participation of the community. These programs are toilet construction, construction of drinking water system, health awareness training and mobile health camp. These programs make its best effort on improvement on the health status of the target community. As a result, the incidence of communicable diseases and mortality rate of the target community will be reduced as well as the number of fatalities due to ignorance will also be reduced.

2. Education : School Support Program

Every child has a right to education.  To address the inadequacy in quality teaching-learning, the effort will be made in the improvement of education status by helping out in creating a child-friendly environment which enhances the quality education. School infrastructure, classroom wall painting, uniform distribution, drinking water system construction for schools, Early Childhood Development education kit support programs are the main support we provide for the benefit of the school students. As a result, education materials support and the child friendly environment will enhance the quality education, regular attendance of students, and improvement on health of the students.

3. Environment Protection

Environment pollution has been one of the factors which have engrossed human with various diseases. However, the reason behind environment pollution is also human. Likewise, Trail Path is also an infrastructure that directly affects the environment and soil erosion. In consideration to the objective of the organization; to raise awareness and stewardship on the environment, trail path construction, laying of Hume pipe, tree plantation, flood control dam construction and environmental protection awareness are our main program to maintain balance in the environment.

4. Socio-economic Development Program

The majority of people in Nepal, rely on agriculture as occupation. The major reasons behind are unemployment, inadequate skills and traditional agriculture system.  As the production is inadequate due to traditional agriculture system, the economic status has been shrinking. In acceptance to the objective of the organization; to improve the livelihood of the target community, different programs are implemented to address these problems. Various training such as Cardamom cultivation, livestock and shed management, dairy processing, vocational pig farming, tailoring, mushroom production, vocational poultry farming, vegetable farming, micro enterprises development training as well as seed distribution are the main programs conducted targeting the community with poor economic status. Along with this, cello boring construction and drip irrigation supports improve the irrigation for farming.  These programs brings remarkable changes in agriculture system as well as motivate to practice commercial agriculture which will help to improve the economic status.

5. Local Capacity Development for Sustainable Development

A community requires people who can lead for sustainable development and formation of self-reliant community. In addition, for this, capacity –building for the people in leadership is important. MCDS ,with an objective of building the capacity of local community organization and the community for sustainable development, implements the leadership training, group management and book-keeping training, masons training, holistic development training, proposal and report writing training, community capacity mapping workshops to the local organisations. This enhances the capacity building of community that assists in the transfer of the program ownership and sustainability of the development activities.

6. Disaster Risk Reduction, Relief and Recovery

The mega earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April and May 2015 affected the majority of communities in Nepal economically as well as physically, which hindered in building up community resilience. Inadequate knowledge and skills on disaster preparedness and the response are also the main reason behind going through huge loss with the disaster. Along with this, the disaster disrupted the community psychologically which is the unseen one. To come up with a reduction to such problems, MCDS distributes relief items and conducts community-based disaster risk reduction and management and psycho-social counselling training and supports to community hall construction. Besides, MCDS also conducts awareness program on disaster risk assessment, disaster preparedness, risk reduction and response on the prevailing disasters; flood, landslides, fire, earthquake, etc. In result to it, human, physical as well as mental affect and loss will be reduced comparatively in the future.