Name of the Project
UNFPA Nepal Family Planning Project
UNFPA Nepal is currently implementing the UK Government Department for International Development (DFID)-funded UNFPA Nepal Family Planning Project (UNFPP), with the time frame December 2016 to December 2020. The project contributes to DFID’s Nepal Family Planning Project “Addressing Unmet Need for Family Planning among Excluded and Vulnerable Women”. To further expand SRH and FP services among the adolescent, UNFPA with additional funding support from DFID will be implementing the “FP services among adolescents” intervention from August 2018 to December 2020 as an additional component. This added component will play a vital role in reaching adolescent groups through interventions based on UNFPA’s longstanding expertise as well as global evidence and practice for improving the access, acceptability and quality of SRH services among adolescents.
Dec 2016-Dec 2017
The geographic area of the project
Sunsari, Sarlahi, Udaypur, Rautahat, Achham, Bajura
Number of Beneficiaries
Health workers up to community level-1000
Local elected bodies-247
Religious leaders, excluded and minority men and women and mother groups-10000
School teachers and students-10000
Adolescents and Youth – 56,000
Family planning users (clients)-3000
The Goal of the project
Contribute to improving maternal health through increased uptake of FP services, in line with DFID’s NFPP
- Increased access to information on family planning for women of reproductive age (WRA) with focus on excluded and marginalised WRA.
- Increased availability of FP services by expanding the range of contraceptive methods.
- Evidence generation to understand determinants of non-use.