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.
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
is affiliated with the Social Welfare Council under the Ministry
of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Government of Nepal.
LWF Nepal implements programs and projects, which are approved
by LWF/DWS in Geneva, and the Social Welfare Council in Nepal.
Nepal’s programs and national strategies are guided
by the global strategic priorities of LWF / DWS, LWF Nepal’s
six- year-long Country Strategy, Poverty Reduction Strategy
Paper, Periodic Plans of the Government of Nepal and Millennium
LWF Nepal’s close internal monitoring practices, independent
external evaluation teams evaluate and audit organizational
structure, finance and its programs periodically. Their reports
are available for public scrutiny.