After a massive magnitude of 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal on 25th April 2015, there was huge damage to human lives, properties and infrastructures in 14 district of Central and west Nepal including Kathmandu Valley. To address the need for humanitarian response, Nepal Trust in partnership with ICCO implemented Nepal Early Recovery Project to improve the livelihood, food security and income of 1993 poor and marginalized farmers of the 5 VDCs of Sipapokhare, Nawalpur, Syaule, Helambu and Kunchok in one of the most affected district of Sindhupalchowk by re-vitalizing agriculture development, expanding vegetable, greenhouse plastic and appropriate technology.
After successful completion 1st Phase of the project; On 11th November 2016, Friday, Nepal Trust again signed a contract with ICCO for 2nd Phase of Nepal Early Recovery and Rehabilitation Project (NERRP) until December 2017 to and improve the income generation of 2383 households who are mostly affected and have the least resilience capacity, in a more resilient and sustainable way. And this will be ensured by building capacity and supporting targeted households to re-engage in income earning activities, both on the farm and off farm. It will also assist in revival of a functioning market in order to re-establish access of quake-affected producers and service providers.