Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone : +977-1-4370819 Fax : +977-1-4374234
email : firstname.lastname@example.org web : www.gpicoop.org
General Welfare Prathisthan ( GWP )
General Welfare Prathisthan (GWP), a sister concern of GPI, carries out different social activities. GPI allocate 4% of its sales to fulfill our social responsibilities. Girls Education, AIDS Awareness, Environmental activities and income generating activities are our major social activities.
There are 5 primary schools, which is built or renovated by GWP. More than 200 girls are getting scholarship every year for attending schools, as girls are still discriminated for education.
Aids awareness program
AIDS awareness program of GWP was started since 1992 and it has been very successful program of GWP. Currently more than 50 staffs work full time at GWP to perform AIDS awareness in the highways of Nepal. GWP has worked with FHI/USAID, Heidelberg University, Save the Children, and other international NGOs to make people aware about the threat of HIV/AIDS. It is working with female sex worker, factory workers, police force, truck drivers, school students, college students to perform various awareness activities.
GWP is also active in environmental sector. It has done plantation program in the community and more than 10000 plants are growing in these areas.
Program aganist Girls Trafficking
GWP is running programs to stop girls trafficking by mobilizing teenager girls in group. The group works for protection of girls from being trafficked. These girls are actively engaged in, campaign against girls trafficking in their respective areas. They also run saving and credit programs. Currently there are 60 such groups mobilizing nearly 1000 girls. GWP provides support to these girls groups in various income generating programs like chicken farming, goat keeping, buffalo keeping, cow raising, paper making, beauty parlor, cafe, felt production.