About the Helvetas country program in Nepal
Helvetas Nepal has been operating in Nepal under an agreement with the Government of Nepal since 1956. It is the largest country programme of the organization, which is active in some 30 countries around the world. Helvetas Nepal is currently implementing programmes and projects throughout the country, cooperating with many technical and social organizations. Through its work at both local and national levels, Helvetas Nepal supports activities leading to sustainable development and poverty reduction. It aims to create environments in which people have new choices and become equipped with new skills and abilities to improve their livelihoods.
Helvetas Nepal partners with local and national non-governmental organizations, private sector entities, and local and national government bodies. It promotes the principles of decentralization and subsidiarity in decision making, implementation and accountability for development.