Agreement has been signed between Social Welfare Council (SWC) and ADRA Nepal to implement Generating Opportunities in Agriculture and Livelihoods (GOAL-II) Project. Officiating Member Secretary of SWC Mr. Shiva Kumar Basnet and ADRA Nepal Country director Mr Leighton Fletcher signed the agreement.
 
Funded by Australian Government through DFAT, and ADRA Australia, GOAL-II aims at empowering women and increase income of poor and vulnerable people of Swargadwari Municipality of Pyuthan and Runtigadhi Rural Municipality of Rolpa through resilient and market led livelihood options, business development services, leadership development, gender equality and enabling environment.
 
The project is implemented by ADRA Nepal in partnership with RUDAS Nepal in Rolpa district and FIRDO nepal in Pyuthan district, Rupantaran as technical partner. The project will run till five years.