Rural Community Development Centre (RCDC)

Doti | Province 7

Rural Community Development Centre (RCDC)

History and Key Successes of the Organisation

A Brief History of the Organisation

The Rural Community Development Centre is a non-profit making and non-governmental locally based organisation, located rurally, that has a contact office at Silgadhi, Doti.
In the beginning, this organisation was established as a club (Gramin Utthan Yuwa Club) with the objective of creating awareness among local communities through various social awareness programmes. After a few years, it got an opportunity for funding from Link Helvetas for a community empowerment and suspension bridges project.
Currently they have been working with poor and marginalised people in two Rural Municipalities through peacebuilding and livelihoods.

   Key Successes and Achievements of the Organisation:
  • It is well established in the district level as a community based organisation;
  • It has given support to 26 schools to establish a child friendly teaching environment. It has been involved in the decision making process behind twelve child clubs. One chairperson from these child clubs is now leading the district child club network;
  • 816 farmers are affiliated with 40 farmer groups. 25 groups are affiliated with the District Agriculture Development Office (DADO). Two co-operatives have been formed and manage their significant internal funds (NRP 2,400,000). Farmers have managed to find more markets for the ginger and oranges they have produced;
  • RCDC has its own office building with land in Ghangal of Doti district.

Organisational Strategic Information

DAO Reg. No.  192/058
SWC Affiliation No.  13778/059
PAN No.  301689966/2061
VAT No.  301689966/072

To see a self-reliant and discrimination free society.


To improve the living standards of marginalised people through community mobilisation, conflict transformation, education and livelihoods.


To improve the living standards of marginalised people.

  • To support marginalised people to improve living standards;
  • To build social harmony and peace in society;
  • To promote a market for agriculturally produced goods;
  • To support the whole community’s access to education.
Core Values

Integrity; transparency; creativity; social equity and justice. Committed to the protection of the environment and to the respect of different religions, castes and cultures.

Geographic Areas Covered

Badikedar and Jorayal Rural Municipalities.

Target Beneficiaries

Women and children; the landless; conflict affected people; people living with HIV and AIDS.

Thematic Focus

Education, Livelihoods and Peace building-conflict transformation.

Networks and Affiliations

Member and Staff Diversity

Current Partnership/Donors (maximum of three)

Phased Out Projects (maximum of three)

Organisational Growth

Contact Details

Silagadi, Doti

Bhakta Bahadur Saud, Chairperson

Hark Bahadur Magar, Programme Co-ordinator
9749012415, 9848549237
Dan Bahadur Saud, Accountant

Last Updated: September 2019

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