Folk Nepal was established in 2000 A.D. as a non-profit sharing NGO. The main purpose of its establishment was to support skill building of needy craft artisans and to assist them in establishing sustainable marketing for their products in the International Market.
Folk Nepal has been involved in charity work in rural areas of Nepal for many years. For the past five years, Folk Nepal has provided financial support for education for needy family children with 131 students now getting scholarship support continuously.
Folk Nepal has organized five medical camps in rural areas till date, providing much needed medical and dental care to some of the neediest populations in Nepal. We also provide financial assistance to persons with serious medical conditions, providing them and their families with financial support to undergo necessary treatment for recovery. Through our medical treatment support project we have provided small monetary donations to persons suffering from life-threatening illnesses or diseases, who could not afford the treatment necessary to keep them alive. Thanks in part to our donations, the recipients of our donations have received the necessary treatments and they are now enjoying their health and life with their families.
Folk Nepal also reached out to provided support to victims of natural calamities, has helped to build schools for the infrastructure, and has provided educational material to various schools.
We are one of the members of Fair Trade Group Nepal, Social Welfare Organization and Handicraft Association of Nepal. It is also our pleasure to announce that we have just received the membership from WFTO , Asia.
We are also fully dedicated to uplift backward societies, communities and to eradicate the social problems. We have been working in education, health, and skill development sectors throughout Nepal and providing financial support to individuals who are victims of various disasters.
The mission of Folk Nepal is to help deprived people and support craft producers with a strong focus on the education sector.
Our major milestones to date include:
- Providing scholarships to 100 children every year, up to grade 10
- Providing assistance to build school libraries
- Providing study and sports materials, school dresses, etc
- Conducting medical mobile camps
- Helping needy people for their health treatments
- Supporting school building through funding
- Distributing relief funds to landslide victimized people
- And so many more. ..