Leadership Building http://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/taxonomy/term/8891/all en And the Ladies Cleared the Drinking Clubs… http://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere/and-ladies-cleared-drinking-clubs <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img height="179" alt="" hspace="0" width="240" align="left" border="0" src="/files/publicsphere/3337573972_303a7ee35a_m.jpeg" />The program was massive.&nbsp; It catered to a hundred and twenty thousand clients, scattered across the mountain and plain terrains of the country, along 21 districts, from the east-end to the west-end borders.&nbsp; It required working with two hundred and forty local organizations and four thousand community groups.&nbsp; And it entailed a multi-sectoral approach, combining basic literacy with business training and legal rights and advocacy campaigns. And the client themselves took charge in running these programs. The USAID-funded Women Empowerment Program in Nepal was the largest social development program during 1997-2001.&nbsp;</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 19 May 2010 15:29:53 +0000 Sabina Panth 5445 at http://blogs.worldbank.org/publicsphere