Lutheran World Federation Nepal (LWF Nepal) is a country program
of LWF/DWS that has been working with marginalized and disadvantaged
communities for over 28 years in the areas Emergency Response
and Disaster Risk Management, Sustainable Livelihoods and
Peace, Reconciliation and Human Rights.
Established in 1984, LWF Nepal is one of the leading international
NGOs in the areas of humanitarian and development works with
the poor and oppressed people. It adopts empowerment, human
rights-based, integrated and collaborative approach while
designing and implementing humanitarian and development programs.
Nepal started working in Nepal with relief and rehabilitation
operations. Based on the learning and changing needs of the
society and the poor and oppressed people, it gradually changed
its working approach to community empowerment and human rights-based
approach to development.
People of Nepal living in a democratic and just society in
peace and dignity, united in diversity and empowered to achieve
their universal human rights.
by God’s love for humanity, LWF Nepal challenges and
responds to the causes and consequences of human suffering
and poverty through empowering and promoting the human rights
of the displaced, marginalized and vulnerable within Nepali
society to claim and enjoy their rights.
Dignity and Justice
• Inclusiveness and Participation
• Accountability and Transparency
• Dedication, Compassion
LWF Nepal is affiliated to the Social Welfare Council—an
agency of the Government of Nepal. LWF Nepal implements programmes
and projects, which are approved by LWF/DWS in Geneva, and
the Social Welfare Council in Nepal.
programmes of this organization are guided by the Global Strategy
priorities of LWF/DWS and country strategy of LWF Nepal, the
Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Millennium Development Goals,
and Periodic plans of the Government of Nepal.
Apart from regular internal auditing, independent external
evaluation teams monitor and audit the organizational structure,
finance and its programmes periodically, and produce reports
that are available for public scrutiny.