The Rural Institution for Community Development (RICOD) is a non-profit making, non-governmental, social organisation. It is registered at District Administration Office Lalitpur and affiliated with the Social Welfare Council Nepal since 1995. RICOD is focused on building a just and equitable society by empowering the community for the wel-being of all. It has been working with people with special needs, women, children, minority groups and youth in the area of primary health care,  school education, food security, humanitarian emergency response and climate change. Currently RICOD launched "Food Security & Nutrition project in rural areas of Lalitpur district.  

What We Do

The Rural Institution for Community Development (RICOD) aims to build a just and equitable society by empowering the community for the well-being of all.  It has been working with women, children, youth, elderly people, minority groups and people with special needs to improve their livelihood.  Primary health care,  school education, food security, humanitarian emergency response and climate change are the thematic areas of the organization. 


RICOD has been partnerships with: Terre des Hommes, Mennonite Central Committee, Chemonics int./UAAID, World Vision International, European Commission, European Union, Volunteer Service Overseas, Restless Development, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Norwaigen Agency for Exchange Cooperation-Norway, MAMATA Health Institute for Mother and Child -India, Efforts for Rural Advancements - Bangladesh, SOLID Nepal, Merlin Nepal, Beyond Beijing Committee and district and local government of Nepal. 

 

 

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The Rural Institution for Community Development (RICOD) is a non-profit making, non-governmental, social organisation registered at District Administration Office Lalitpur and affiliated with the Social Welfare Council Nepal in 1995. The organization is working with people with special needs, women, children, minority groups and youth in the area of primary health care,  school education, food security, humanitarian emergency response and climate change.  RICOD is focused on building a just and equitable society by empowering the community for the well-being of all. It adheres to dignity & justice; transparency &accountable; environmental sensitivity and inclusiveness fo...

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Our Team

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  • Laxmi Prasad Timalsina Secretary

  • Gita Dahal Timalsina Community Facilitator (Devichaur)

  • Honey Gurung Public Health Officer

  • Bachchu Dahal Timalsina Community Facilitator (Bhattedanda)

  • Sita Devi Neupane Member

  • Shyam Sanjel JTA (Livestock Development)

  • Ram Hari Ghimire Member

  • Jagat Prasad Bajagain Member

  • Keshav Gautam Community Facilitator (Ghusel)

  • Sabin Timalsina Community Facilitator (Ikudol)

  • Haribol Bajagain Vice Chairperson

  • Bed Bahadur Lama Member

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